You know the list that you have that's ongoing. The one that you never seem to get through?
Where are you on that list? Most people put themselves at the very bottom of their priority list. And it's literally costing them their life and wellbeing.
In the short term making the easy choices- take out instead of a healthy home cooked meal, binge watching Netflix, having that second glass of wine, skipping yoga or exercise or any number of things that take you further away from your optimum health goals.
What if taking care of your health is an act of radical self love?
Health is truly wealth. However 88% of Americans are struggling with some kind of chronic health condition that affects their quality of life and potentially shortens their life span.
But this doesn't have to be you.
What if taking care of yourself became an act of radical self love? Media, advertising and big food companies tell you to use food and alcohol as a weapon...
Me too. I've been emotionally drained. But I know that my emotions are nothing compared to what those in the black community are experiencing. I've been speaking to my friends and listening to their pain.
This week I'd like to share some information that I hope helps. “Injustice for one is injustice for all.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Here are eight ways that you can fight racism in your community:
1. Learn to recognize and understand your own privilege.
One of the first steps to eliminating racial discrimination is learning to recognize and understand your own privilege. Racial privilege plays out across social, political, economic, and cultural environments. Checking your privilege and using your privilege to dismantle systemic racism are two ways to begin this complex process.
However, race is only one aspect of privilege. Religion, gender, sexuality, ability-status, socio-economic status, language, and...
The last time I ugly cried I was truly brought to my knees. I remember where I was in my kitchen ugly crying. It was early days after my husband had passed away suddenly from a heart attack. I was still in a state of shock and unable to manage my emotions from moment to moment.
There I was curled up into a ball on the kitchen floor completely distraught. No one was with me. I felt completely alone. Somehow out of the ether two questions floated through my mind.
How is this helping me? What's next?
These two very simple and basic questions became the foundation on which I built my new life. It's very humbling to be in a completely broken state and ask how is this helping me? When we're in an emotionally fragile state our ego doesn't want to look inwards.
But being at your most raw and...