This post has been a long time in the writing. As most of you know, I consider myself an incredibly intense human. I demonstrate intellectual, emotional, imaginational and sensory overexcitabilities - every area except one. I have come to embrace every aspect of my highly intense nature. Well almost everyone. I struggle with my sensory … Continue reading The Care and Keeping of Intense Humans: A Personal Project
I have a confession to make - I don't love some of the ideas floating around in the mental health/coaching fields. I struggle with the idea that when I am plagued with anxiety, or anger, or depression it means I have something "wrong" with me that requires "fixing." This mindset just really rubs me wrong! … Continue reading Soar With Your Strengths
I have a confession to make: I often fall into the trap of believing I have to do "all of the things." You know, the things that I'm good at doing, the things that will grow my business, the things related to marketing and creating. I want to connect with my readers and followers, rebuild … Continue reading No, You Don’t Need To Do “All The Things,”
Wow! I've been a bad blogger. It's been three months since my last post. Oops. My only excuse - all the fun I'm having in my fictional worlds and with the new job. Speaking of the new job, one of the things I love about it is my chance to create new content. In particular, … Continue reading #EverydayEmpathy
Well, here I am again, talking about drowning (or being in the weeds, etc). It is a well-known fact that I take on too much. There, I've admitted it. I have a hard time saying "no" to things. It isn't that I don't want to offend people; or that, like so many other bright individuals, … Continue reading Tell the Truth Tuesday: Wherein I Get Real About Drowning
Hi all - It has been a crazy week. Short work weeks always are! I wanted to stop by to give a quick shout out to my new favorite YouTube channels, Mindvalley and Awesomenessfest. If you are in need of inspiration, motivation, or just some awesomeness, check out there many videos - especially those from awesomenessfest. To … Continue reading Got Inspiration?
I was hanging out on FB yesterday and stumbled across a great article from a father to his young daughter. In it, he redefines our cultural ideas of beauty. If you haven't read it - CLICK HERE and read it. That post was so touching to me. Sure, it had a great message - one … Continue reading Confessions of a Teenage Beauty Queen
I find it both interesting and completely appropriate that the health difficulties I've had this year all relate to breathing. We all know breathing is essential to life. But it plays an even bigger role than we may realize. When we are scared or frustrated, our breathing style changes. Some of us may even hold … Continue reading The Art of Breathing
Those of you who follow my Intense Life Facebook page know that part of my goals this year center around my health. As I mentioned on Monday, my passions involve around my post too! There are several reasons for this! First, both my grandmother and my mother died relatively young - my grandmother at 85 (cancer … Continue reading Going Green – Literally
I am so excited to tell you about a new article I've written for Justine Magazine, an amazing magazine for Teen girls. The article is about toxic relationships. Check out a little preview here: The article focuses on the typical toxic friendships that teen girls wind up in, as well as strategies for detangling yourself … Continue reading An Article in Justine Magazine…and some other stuff.