It all begins and ends in the mind. Our dreams, our goals, our willpower, and even our level of commitment to see things through. When we are stuck in a cycle of poor choices and bad habits the first thing we need to do to break the cycle is to tweak the way we are interacting with our thoughts. If they aren't helpful, we aren't going anywhere! If we can relate to them in new ways, we can open ourselves up to having different feelings, taking action and our life finally looking the way we truly want it to.
Words have tremendous weight and power especially when we use them repeatedly. Guilt is one of those feelings that comes from certain words. Here is a super simple word change that will lift the heaviness of guilt and help you find the lightness of possibility and confidence in all situations and ultimately, help you take full responsibility for your choices and do away with guilt altogether.
One of my most vulnerable posts. I spent the last 2 years telling myself a story. A story about how much I hated my life where I lived and all that it lacked. l reached a point of despair, disconnection, deep unhappiness and unbearable sadness. In an attempt to find a solution to my “life” problem I headed to Bali where I met a man who changed my life forever. The encounter showed me that I was no victim of circumstances, but rather FULLY responsible for my reality and that that reality had all been created by my mind! This was both a hard truth and a blessing to discover.
How we begin our day sets the tone for the rest of our day. How do you want to feel today? Staring our day in the right frame of mind allows us to handle life’s challenges, ups and downs, twist and turns with more patience, ease and joy. Here are 5 simple and effective habits that you can add into your morning routine that will help set the tone for your day and ensure you are feeling, thinking and acting as your very best all day, every day.
Do you ever have those days where before you’ve even opened your eyes you have an internal sense of dread, or overwhelm, or even anxiety? Mornings where you feel like you haven’t even started your day but you feel off or uneasy already? Or perhaps you feel like that everyday? In this short vlog, I offer 3 simple practices that you can do to quiet the voice in your head and dial down anxiety right now.
It is one thing to know what it good for us. It is another thing to put those beliefs into action and learn the answers to our questions through experience. This is my challenge to you to stop searching the internet, reading the books and watching the videos and put into practice what you already know so you can begin to live the transformation you are seeking.
Like the setting sun and the crashing wave, just like that, things change. Whether we realise it or not, we are always in a state of flux, a perpetual state of motion and change. Every second of the day we are becoming a different version of ourselves. Sometimes it is just more noticeable than others. Here are 5 simple practices that will help you navigate change with ease and sanity.
Nothing in life is realistic or unrealistic. There is only what we think about certain situations. Are you subconsciously using being a realist as a way to hide from your fears, play small, and not have to do the hard work? Discover why it’s time to stop being “realistic” and how to step into the unknown with confidence, clarity, and certainty in order to live the life you long for.
The past 6 months I have been living in Japan helping my husband finish renovations on a hotel that we opened in January this year. It has been an intense, stressful, and valuable rollercoaster journey. Here I share with you 10 life lessons that this experience has deeply imprinted on me and guidelines I will be living my life by going forward.
We always have 2 choices when faced with any challenge in life. Run and hide, and wish that this was not happening to us or face things head on, with open arms ready to learn and grow. You are a strong woman. Choose the second option. One of my Facebook Live videos offering you a 5-minute pep talk to help you through all of life's challenges with strength, fearlessness, and confidence.
How would you like to feel less frazzled, stressed, anxious and worried? How would you like to feel more calm, clear, confident and focused? Here is one of my daily Facebook Live videos with a simple task to give your brain for 5 minutes a day that will change your life!
After a recent snowboarding accident which led to a broken arm, 2 steel plates being inserted to realign my bones and 5 days in a Swiss hospital I walked away with an intense gratitude for the 2 broken (but mended) bones in my arm. I also connected with some really valuable life lessons and a deep understanding of the importance of self care. I share in this video some of the insights I gained from my experience and how we can start to really live life with true self care commitments.
The present moment is truly the only chance we have to live our life. Breaking my arm last week has been the most amazing blessing and has shifted my perspective on how I am living my life so much. One of those shifts is realising that life truly is lived in the moments and it's time for us to slow down!
Waiting until you reach that goal, until you lose that weight, or until you find that man BEFORE you allow yourself to truly love and appreciate who you are is going to leave you feel disappointed when you finally get “there”. Why it is so important that we learn to love and appreciate ourselves while on our journeys toward our dreams.
Creating lasting changes in our life starts by creating new habits that support the change we want to make. Of course we need to be consistent to make our habits stick but maybe one of the most important things we need to do is change how we support this habit with our internal world. Our thoughts, beliefs, and feelings about ourselves need to be in line with the goal we want to achieve.
New Year’s resolutions are so often things we set and never achieve. We start the year with good intentions and then can very easily end the year pretty much where we started. Here are the 4 most important things you can do to achieve your goals in 2017.
"Passion is the result of action, not the cause of it." i absolutely love this quote and experienced this in real life. Don't let fear get in your way of potentially finding your passion. Read my story of facing my fears and falling in love with teaching yoga. You too can turn your fear into a passion.
Christmas. The most magical time of year or the most stressful time of year? Some days it feels like the latter. Here are my top 3 tips to help you survive the madness of December and have a totally stress free Christmas.
Gratitude is the great game changer for our lives. It helps us to ground, get clear and discover the richness of our lives. It opens us up to new possibilities and wild abundance. For the month of October 2016, I set myself a 31 day challenge to be grateful every single day. I share in this video how this simple daily practice changed my life.
Life is happening now! What do you need to heal and let go of to fully enjoy the life you are living? In this vlog I talk about the importance of making peace with the past and the need to stop worrying about the future so that we can be truly happy NOW.
Did you know that stress has an adverse effect on our weight? In today's busy society we are faced with nonstop, daily stressors. Here is how we can start to make some simple changes to dial down our stress levels and manage our weight.
All of us at some point in our lives have said or thought, "I'll be happy when…." We are all guilty of feeling, or thinking, that happiness will come to us only when certain things have finally occurred. It is time to stop waiting and start being happy NOW.
How do we make New Year's resolutions that we will actually keep? Here are my 6 steps to help you move forward with the things you would like to achieve this year and perhaps cross them off your list once and for all :)
There is so much information out there about what foods we should be eating and what foods we should avoid. After a while, all of this information can really start to make us feel a little overwhelmed and unsure about how to be truly healthy. Let me break it down for you and show you the simple things you can do to look and feel your best without ever having to go on a diet again!
It is really important to understand that there are some fats that are good for us and essential to our health, while others make us fat and sick. The hardest part is understanding which fats are the good guys, which one is so-so and which one is the bad guy. Here I break it down for you and let you know how to easily get this balance right so that you can look and feel your absolute best.