Coach. Teacher. Writer. Mama.
Fancy titles include Freedom Instigator, Joy Enthusiast and Fierce Love Advocate.
I believe in champagne, utter honesty and creating your own version of success.
[PYOT] helped me to stay accountable for myself. And that is really important– to know that I am truly responsible for my lifestyle and what I let rule it.
Jackie, Detroit, Michigan
Novelist in-progress & classic rock junkie.
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It’s totally bittersweet for me, but I think this was my most favorite week of the whole season! It was so much fun to see the questions my fellow Season 7 rockstars came up with and I had a blast answering them. You may learn a few things about me that you didn’t want to know and for that I don’t really apologize…I’m quirky and I’m told its a pretty lovable trait. ENJOY!
At some point, I have to choose between continuing to let my fears rule my life, or taking a risk that other people will accept me and all my self-percieved flaws
I’ve been able to see that if I withhold my judgments, especially the pre-judgments, people can be so much more amazing than I thought they were.
Beauty, to me, is making someone feel something. After being inspired by Arielle’s post on Beauty, I had a brain dump on paper. This is a cleaned up version but it’s still a little all over. Beauty is an expansive subject. This is barely the tip of the iceberg.
All valid points and things I’ve been considering. I mean, Yuma doesn’t even have a Victoria’s Secrets, let alone a Trader Joe’s or Apple store…there aren’t really any farmers markets, gourmet cheese shops, or wine bars. It’s kind of out in the middle of nowhere. It’s scary to think about, leaving life in a metropolitan area for small town existence. I know some of the wives of Mr Paul Child’s coworkers, but they aren’t really my nearest and dearest. What the hell am I going to do?
As the mom of a two-year-old, I’ve learned not to take myself so seriously. It can be fun to do the unexpected, be silly, and eat apple sauce for dinner. Why not?
I’ve felt like I’ve lost momentum in many aspects of my life, which has made me stop, and ask myself how the hell do you balance everything in your life?
Radical acceptance has a best friend. And that best friend is self compassion. While I’m all about my newfound appreciation for radical acceptance, I’m still finding it doesn’t quite get me in the frame of mind I need to be in to accomplish my goals and feel good about myself.
Some days all I want to do is wrap myself in a Pendleton blanket with the rain pouring outside, drink a cup of Good Earth tea or Ibarra hot chocolate, and read a delicious novel with intriguing characters and a good plot line. I’ve been having one of those weeks where I’m suffocated by tears that won’t fall