Lifestyle Design and Traumatic Brain Injury

Jennifer Soames of Santosha Bodywork

In this episode of Living Upp’s Conversations with Smart People, I talked with Jennifer Soames of Santosha Body Work about lifestyle design strategies related to Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, a topic that seems to be popping up more and more in the media recently. Scroll to the bottom for the full video interview. As someone who has […]

Balance: Truth or Myth?

balanced rocks

Is the idea of balance truth or myth? Most of us feel overwhelmed by the idea of work-life balance and the continuous juggling of personal and professional responsibilities. I mean, life can feel downright chaotic at times for all of us, even if we don’t overfunction on a regular basis. But what we may not […]

You’ll Remember It Differently

sailboat at sunset on Clearwater Beach, FL

“You’ll remember it differently.” That’s what my therapist said to me while I sobbed hysterically from her couch. I didn’t believe her. At the time I was struggling to accept just how broken my marriage was, and my crying spells were so frequent and so violent that I was certain I’d ruptured a vital organ, […]

5 Tips for Planning Your Best Year Yet

The cover of The Self-Care Planner by Stacy Fisher

This is the year. This is your moment to do things differently. Getting a head start on your new year planning sets the stage for your entire year. It helps you stay focused on what’s most important and avoid distractions that keep you from making steady progress toward your goals. Here are 5 tips for […]

Ghosting

yellow plug

Have you ever pulled the plug on a relationship without warning or explanation? I have. Well, at least that was my intention. While dating a guy in my early twenties, I had the sudden realization in the middle of the night that we weren’t a good fit, and that I needed to end the relationship. […]