Self-Care for Dark Times

Let’s be honest. The past few years have spiked the “hopeless meter” in many of us socially conscious and concerned Americans. On a personal level, I can tell you that there have been more than a few moments when I’ve found myself feeling absolutely depleted and defeated; like all my efforts were futile; like the … Read moreSelf-Care for Dark Times

The Most Courageous Self-Care Act: Learning to Say, “I Need Help”

Are you the type of person who’s too busy driving from place to place to stop and fill that gas tank with the beaming low fuel light? Too busy rushing about to take a moment? Too guilty to take a pause even though it’s clear you need one? Perhaps, you don’t feel empowered enough to … Read moreThe Most Courageous Self-Care Act: Learning to Say, “I Need Help”

The Five Rules for Self-Care in Politically Charged Times

Repeat after me: A better world starts with the best version of me. Sounds a little self-centered, doesn’t it? Well, I want you to embrace that feeling for a moment. Let it settle into your body and make itself comfortable. Because I’m here to help you understand how focusing on your own health and wellness … Read moreThe Five Rules for Self-Care in Politically Charged Times

Self-Care Is An Act of Resistance

This post was originally published on this siteThe day after the US midterms, after a bitter election season with hard-fought victories, severely-close losses, and some horrific violence in its wake, I found myself thinking back to a program I put together for the Women’s Convention last October in Detroit for thousands of impassioned, powerful women. We … Read moreSelf-Care Is An Act of Resistance