Giving Yourself Grace

The art of granting oneself grace, of having some self-compassion, doesn’t come naturally to me…I’m more inclined to be hard on myself. (I think that many of us are that way! The old adage of “being your own worst critic” can be pretty accurate) But finally, as 2018 progresses, I can confidently say that I… Continue reading Giving Yourself Grace

“Quack Quack Here, Quack Quack There…”

I don’t know exactly when this began…I can’t pinpoint a day when it started happening…all I know that is the last week or so, Evy is different. If I slow myself down enough and LISTEN more closely to our darling Bug (taking my cue from him instead of getting my mind stuck on our list… Continue reading “Quack Quack Here, Quack Quack There…”

You Feel It…

An unsettling thing happens when you stop self-medicating; that is, when you stop distracting yourself with online shopping, or pouring that glass of wine in the evening, or continue “getting things done” instead of just being still for a few damn minutes…or however it is that you subconsciously attempt to pad the pain that life… Continue reading You Feel It…

The “Shopping Ban”

Anyone who knows me well, or has been following this blog (thank you SO much if that’s you!!) will know how dedicated I’ve been to bettering myself in 2018. When you have a year like 2017,  where you feel as if you’ve been to hell in a hand-basket & back numerous times…you either end up on… Continue reading The “Shopping Ban”