When I'm so happy and satisfied and moved and full of love about something or someone, I make art about it. I write poetry or love letters. I paint. I create little cartoon portraits on internet apps. As children and still as adults, long afternoons and evenings were spent with my brother and sister, reaching … Continue reading When Art is Your Love Language
As COVID-19 continues to impact the lives of millions around the world, Americans are being urged to stay home and practice social distancing to help slow the spread. That means that numerous non-essential businesses have closed, non-essential events canceled, and people are limiting their interactions with one another. While all of this is for the … Continue reading 5 Tips To Overcome Loneliness While Social Distancing
What makes us launch into the next huge step instead of taking the time to make a plan that makes sense?
You have permission to not be on a diet right now (and forever after this is over).
I’m used to working from home a couple days a week, but this feels different for me too. Because it's not really "working from home." It's being at home while big global events are happening and it's not safe to do things you normally do...and trying to do your normal work.
Imagine if everyone found a tiny bit of peace for themselves and then sent it onward.
If you were in the top 10% of what you do, whether it's your day job, your life's work, a hobby, or just showing up in your life, what would you do differently?
Boundaries can feel scary when you've never had them before. In the past, maybe standing up for yourself felt dangerous.
It’s annoying, it’s frustrating, it's even understandable. Staying at home when you want to is one thing, but being made to do it makes you feel stressed and, well, isolated. But let's be totally clear: it’s dangerous.
I’m in Ohio, and we’re pretty much shut down. School’s out, people are working from home, and it’s stressful. To minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus and flatten the curve, we’re supposed to isolate ourselves as much as possible from other people. Luckily, we live in the age of the internet, which means we … Continue reading Easy Ways to Check In With Your Friends