Tag Archives: cognitive

How to Journal

journaling in bed

Do you keep a journal? A written collection of your thoughts and ideas? Journaling is something I’m asked about a lot, and it’s been one of my daily rituals for years. As an introvert, getting my thoughts out on paper comes much more easily than speaking them out loud. This form of expression also gives […]

Essential Self-Care: 5 Things You Can’t Afford Not To Do

pink teacup on a white washed table

The 8 Dimensions of Self-Care offers a simple framework to help you design and maintain a comprehensive self-care practice. But there are a few specific acts of self-care that you simply can’t afford not to do. When you invest your time and energy in these areas, suddenly life feels easier. But when you ignore them, […]

Top Self-Care Idea Lists of 2019

pacific northwest forest overlooking a blue green lake

Have you searched for new self-care activity ideas lately? When I first published this article back in 2016, there were about 17,900,000 results on Google. In 2018, there were 23,400,000. Any idea how many there were today? 344,000,000! There are countless ways to practice self-care, and that number will likely continue to grow. Once again, I’ve scoured […]

What is Living Upp?

What is livingupp exactly? For starters, it’s knowing how to invest your time and energy so you can live up to your highest potential and bounce back from life’s heavy moments more quickly and easily. LivingUpp unites people with possibilities…for doing life differently, for creating more ease and better health, and for designing a life that’s […]

Learning the Art of Forgiveness with Brenda Reiss

Brenda Reiss, the forgiveness coach

In this episode of Conversations with Smart People, I interviewed Brenda Reiss, a Forgiveness Coach in the Greater Seattle area who helps clients navigate the process of forgiveness, about the art of forgiveness. I don’t know about you, but this is a tough one for me. I mean, I understand the concept of forgiveness, but […]