This morning I woke up, and despite having gained an hour with the time change, felt like absolute garbage. My chest hurts and it feels like someone is constantly sitting on it, my whole body aches, and I feel the weight of exhaustion burdening each of my limbs. (Sorry, was that a tad dramatic? I'm … Continue reading Sunday Thoughts.
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
"A Sunday well-spent brings a week of content." Like, I know the quote is true, but I have a very complicated relationship with Sundays, and I think I sometimes feel the need to rebel against all the demands of adulting. On the one hand, I love Sundays and all they have the potential to stand … Continue reading Sunday Thoughts.
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
“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
-- This is something I have been reflecting on a lot lately, as I work to surround myself more with women who light me up and look back on relationships that, well... didn't. I know this seems to be the theme of the current era but there is something so uniquely powerful about women holding … Continue reading You can also be a glowy-angel. (It’s all about perception)
Disclaimer: This post transformed into many things throughout. At times it's meandering, and rambling, but it does get to the point eventually. Stick with it if you can, it's got a pretty feel-good-type ending. YOU GUYS. In two days - TWO DAYS!!! - I will be on my way to Europe for the first time … Continue reading Europe-Bound (A Love Letter)/Abundance and the Power of Responsibility
"Take up as much space on your mat as you can." My yoga instructor encouraged this many times tonight, urging us to be less shy and to really expand even beyond the boundaries of our mats and I couldn't help but think (you know, when I was supposed to be merely observing my thoughts … Continue reading Taking Up Space
Well folks, sorry to state the obvious, but it has been one hell of a year. One that has been full of all of the Hard Things - for everyone. Ever single person I know has had a harder year than usual. Beyond the social and political climate, which should be able to go without … Continue reading Doing Our Gosh-Darn-Best