Resources (+ Blog)

What does “mindful living” mean to you? This list of 7 things mindful people do differently is a good place to start. These suggestions will help you focus more on the present and less on the past and the future.

Being grateful is important to feeling contentment. When we’re upset or disappointed in life, expressing gratitude is beneficial to finding our joy again. Here are 10 Gratitude Mantras from Marc  Chernoff to help you appreciate what you already have.

There are many excellent resources offering ideas for how to care for yourself during the holiday season. This article from The Chopra Center is a favorite of mine, with simple suggestions for setting your intention and attention on peace and grace.

If you’ve thought “how do I not let the fear of criticism crush me and make me feel worthless?”, this MarieTV episode is for you. Marie Forleo offers three things to remember, plus an exercise to ensure your critics won’t keep you from doing the work you’re meant to do.

The Simple Show is an excellent weekly podcast from Tsh Oxenreider on a variety of topics. Episode 42 with Erin Loechner offers great self-care suggestions, including establishing routines, managing work with kids, surviving vs. thriving, and acknowledging the season of life you are in.

In the Momentum podcast, Merritt Onsa interviews women who are pursuing their God-given gifts in beautifully imperfect ways and offers encouragement for your dreams. In Episode 10, I talk with Merritt about my battle with workaholism and my journey to finding my value and identity.

“Perfectionism is not excellence; it is procrastination based in fear.” Alli Worthington offers seven ways you can curb procrastination and challenges you to answer the question, “What are you waiting for?” The world is waiting for what you have to offer.

How do you learn to embrace your imperfections so you can engage in your life from a place of authenticity and worthiness? Shame is an unspoken epidemic and the secret behind many personal struggles. In this TED Talk, Brene Brown explores what can happen when people confront their shame head-on.

What holds you back from making the changes you desire in your life? This post offers the one hard thing you have to do to be happy, healthy, and successful. If you can learn to get comfortable with discomfort, your life will be filled with fewer limits and a lot more opportunities.

Giving too much importance to the opinions held by others can cause problems in your emotional and physical well-being. You may feel hurt by the words of other people and assume what they are thinking about you. This article offers guidelines to help you stop caring what other people think.