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Are You Making Space for Grace in Your Own Life?

April 19, 2024

Perfectionism, worrying, self-criticism, putting your own needs last–a lack of self-kindness manifests in so many ways. Are you making space for grace for yourself?

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This Year, I Want to Take a Break from Tracking

January 23, 2024

Oh, how I love to track personal data and see how I measure up. But, I’m finding that instead of savoring my progress, I’m being overly critical. So, this year, I think it’s time to take a break from tracking.

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"You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection."

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I Made this Year’s Gratitude Challenge a Real Challenge

November 17, 2023

It’s that time of year again! My 3rd annual 7 Day Gratitude Challenge is here. And, this year, it’s going to be a real challenge.

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End Your Workday on a High Note: The Surprisingly Easy Life Hack

June 9, 2023

How do you wrap-up your workday? Do you feel rushed or incomplete? Read why targeted positivity practice is an easy hack that will make a big impact.

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How I Found Joy in Nature in NYC: No, It’s Not Central Park!

May 19, 2023

What aspect of nature brings you the most happiness? Are you finding joy in nature on a regular basis? I’ve recently discovered a respite in NYC that is doing wonders for my soul.

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"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks."
– John Muir

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Never Too Late: Are you Yearning to Try Something New?

May 3, 2023

Angela Alvarez won a Latin Grammy for ‘Best New Artist’ at the age of 95. It’s never to late to try something new. Read why you should get started today.

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“Our universe is alive with sparks. We have at our fingertips an infinite capacity to light a spark of possibility. Passion, rather than fear, is the igniting force.”
-Benjamin Zander

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Self-Kindness 101: How many of these 10 healthy habits do you have?

April 7, 2023

In celebration of World Health Day, I challenge you to take a moment for self-kindness. Are you prioritizing your health and well-being? What are your most important health habits?

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Spring Break!

March 25, 2023

My son has two weeks of spring break. So, I think I deserve one too. Don’t we all?

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Suffering from Gratitude Fatigue? 10 Useful Ideas to Revitalize Your Gratitude Practice

March 14, 2023

You’ve embraced the idea of a gratitude practice. But are you finding this “me time” a chore? You may be suffering from gratitude fatigue. Find out what you can do about it.

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"It's a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack."
-Germany Kent

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What is Your Word of the Year?

February 3, 2023

What’s your word of the year? Mine is passion. Choosing a word of the year to guide your goals and intentions can be a great source of inspiration for the year ahead. Find out how to make your word keep working for you all year long.

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“A moment of self-compassion can change your entire day. A string of such moments can change the course of your life.”
-Christopher K. Germer

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Choose More Love

November 4, 2022

This is not a post to convince you to get a dog. It is about self kindness and improving your life and well-being. How? Choose more love.

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The Ultimate in Self-Care: Take a Julie-Day

October 5, 2022

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed with life? Take some time to show yourself some kindness. Take a Julie-day.

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“A moment of self-compassion can change your entire day. A string of such moments can change the course of your life.”
- Christopher K. Germer