Somehow, pajamas and general frumpiness become the uniform of motherhood. It’s so lame. We think it’s easier. And maybe it is. But it also reinforces a lot of the issues we face as moms like depression, lack of self-worth, isolation and boredom.
This weekend I checked myself into rehab. Not that kind of rehab. No, I checked myself into a hotel room where I'd spend the next 48 hours alone if I chose. I'd spend time quiet, contemplative. Mostly, I'd spend time doing what I want. I've got a line in my book that says: Moms fantasize about … Continue reading Going solo
Today I was chatting with a friend and client and I asked her what things would make her fill the most fulfilled, the most full. We were talking in terms of self care. As we were brainstorming some things, one thing she mentioned was how having the dishes done for her or even dinner cooked … Continue reading Self care vs. Love language
Somewhere along the road, I apparently adopted the idea that being a married, adult woman with three kids meant I wasn't allowed to do things I like to do. I know that sounds crazy and younger me needed therapy. But I bent my will so hard for everyone else, I rarely did just what I wanted to do in my late 20s and earlier 30s.
If you haven't heard about self-care lately, then you've been living under a rock. And unless that rock is a heated stone for your massage, you're doing it wrong. Self-care is a trendy term and concept these days but it's a really simple concept: take care of yourself. Taking care of yourself, especially for women, … Continue reading The Responsibility of Self-Care
Why do we feel we only deserve one day to feel refreshed and full-hearted?
When I started my business 2.5 years ago I had zero struggle when it came to naming it! No back and forth, no wondering, no grinding my teeth. Jumpstart was always the name, from the word go. You see, I knew then what I'm even more convinced of now: fitness is like a gateway drug … Continue reading Why jumpstart?
Here are some great rewards you can use to fuel your health journey. Think of milestones you have along the way from now to where you want to be. Then assign rewards accordingly. You'll need rewards daily, for scale progress, for food discipline progress, for completing dates/programs goals and for BIG milestones too. Which of these are you putting on your list?