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Self Care

Self-care might be something you love, or it might be something you consider indulgent. I'm hoping to help you see it isn't indulgent, it's simply habits that are crucial to your daily functioning! Studies show that self care actually allows you to be more productive...

Guidepost #7 – Rest and Play

Guidepost # 7 is Rest and PlayDid you find time to play last week?This week I want to try to rest! You probably know how you feel when you don't get enough sleep- but how do you feel when you do? How great do you feel when you actually get a good night's...

Guidepost #6 – Creativity and Letting Go of Comparison

Guidepost #6 is one of my favorites- Cultivating Creativity and Letting Go of Comparison. What did you create as a child? Art? Crafts? Towers out of blocks? Lego creations? Stories acted out by your stuffed animals? I did all of these things. When did you start...

Guidepost #5 – Intuition and Trusting Faith

Onto Guidepost #5: Cultivating Intuition and Trusting Faith! This week is about intuition, next week will be about faith. Brene talks about intuition not as devoid of logic and reason but as a process that takes all of our knowledge and experiences and uses that to...

Guidepost #4 – Gratitude and Joy

Guidepost #4 is Cultivation Gratitude and Joy which requires letting go of scarcity and fear of the dark. This week, to keep it digestible, I want to define gratitude and joy as Brene describes them. Gratitude is a practice. It's not an attitude, it's...

Guidepost #3 – Resilient Spirit

Guidepost #3 is Cultivating a Resilient Spirit!I'm finding as we go along that I need to break up each guidepost into more digestible pieces. We'll spend at least 3 weeks on this one becasue there's so much good stuff to cover! According to Brene, resilient people...

Guidepost #2 – Self Compassion and Letting Go of Perfectionism

This week we're continuing to look at Guidepost #2- last week was about perfectionism. According to Brene, perfectionism is the birthplace of shame. She defines perfectionism as the idea that we are attempting to look, live, and be perfect in an attempt to avoid the...

Guidepost #1 – Authenticity

Onto Guidepost #1!Can you guess what it is?!? Authenticity!So I’ve really emphasized authenticity, but I have to admit it may be my favorite guidepost. And the fact that it’s the first tells us how foundational it is. Brene defines authenticity as “the daily...

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