5 Ways to calm your perfectionism

5 ways to calm your perfectionism

  Perfectionism. It’s a term I didn’t apply to myself until I began writing about it. As I read about perfectionism and the way it affects people I saw myself in ways I hadn’t before. It was upsetting. I read many negative side-effects to perfectionism and that only increased my anxiety. I needed to calm […]

Why Your Trauma Matters and What To Do About It

Why Your Trauma Matters and What To Do About It

    Everyone is affected by trauma. It’s easy to fall into the comparing game and belittle our pain when we hear the reports of tragedies like shootings, plane crashes, and weather disasters. But that’s not wise. Those things are indeed traumatic and your trauma matters too. If you don’t do something about it, you’ll […]

Power in Moments of Time

Power in Moments of Time

  Have you ever been arrested by a song? A moment in time where it just made you stop and take notice of something and contemplate deep things? It’s powerful. It happened to me with the song Slow Down by Nicole Nordeman. It’s a deeply emotional look at the love of a mother for her […]

5 ways adventure ensures selfcare

5 Ways Adventure Ensures Self-Care

  ~ A guest post by Shayne Seymour sharing his adventures regarding self-care. ~   Self-care isn’t just a buzzword or the mantra of 20-year-old life coaches. It’s essential for well-being. One of the best ways to make sure you’re taking care of yourself is by mixing in a little adventure. I was stoked when […]

2 kinds of self-care

2 kinds of self-care

If you’re looking for things to do for self-care, online there are a plethora of listicles ranging from 10 to 134 ideas for you. I started making my own kind of list until I thought Who needs another to-do list? Self-care is not rooted in performing tasks. Self-care is behavior that follows the mindset of […]