Our World is Built on Story

Do you ever feel like the Universe is hitting you over the head with an idea or concept - something that you need to spend more time exploring? I’ve been feeling that way about the concept of ‘Story’ lately. I live for stories. I’m a dedicated consumer of books, movies, and television. I listen to … Continue reading Our World is Built on Story

My Favourites: Podcasts for Personal Development

So one of my absolutely favourite discoveries of this past year has been podcasts and audio books - especially when it comes to my pursuits of wellness and personal growth! I had never really considered these as an avenue of learning before, because I truly love books and I believe there is so much to … Continue reading My Favourites: Podcasts for Personal Development

Part 3 – Inside the Mind of a (Recovering?) Perfectionist: A Series

Part 3 - Budgeting Your Energy When it comes to dealing with perfectionism and finding more balance, I think the trick is to look at your life and its patterns. If you’re generally feeling overwhelmed/unmotivated/imbalanced/drained/unhappy, then the areas you are giving your attention to aren’t sustainable and you need to redistribute your time and focus … Continue reading Part 3 – Inside the Mind of a (Recovering?) Perfectionist: A Series

Inside the Mind of a (Recovering?) Perfectionist: A Series

PART 1 - A Confession and Some Hope. Confession: I, Sara, am a perfectionist. I know a lot of time when others make this claim, they use the term ‘recovering perfectionist’. I’m not sure I qualify. Sometimes weeks months ahem, years, I am better at managing it and keeping things realistic. At other times… well…. The … Continue reading Inside the Mind of a (Recovering?) Perfectionist: A Series

On the Dangers of Manifestation, Uncomfortable Truths, and Rocking Your Journey

  “You are creating the story of your life, so what story are you telling about yourself?” -Rhonda Byrnes   So here’s the thing. Often, we are surrounded by “buzz words”. They’re like a word of the times - trendy, and seemingly everywhere. Here’s the other thing - your “buzz words” are pretty specific to … Continue reading On the Dangers of Manifestation, Uncomfortable Truths, and Rocking Your Journey

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The Body Keeps the Score

"The body keeps score - and it always wins." - Brené Brown   So it turns out, this quote by the ever-amazing Brené Brown, is something I have learned to be true. And by learned, I mean I suspected but wasn't totally convinced until an occupational therapist, a naturopath, a chiropractor, and a massage therapist … Continue reading The Body Keeps the Score