Over 25 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday

The holidays are a joyous time, offering a chance to reconnect with friends and family. But they can also be stressful. You may feel pressure…

This is Why Focusing on Your Needs isn’t Selfish

Here’s an unpopular opinion for you: I hated the book Eat, Pray, Love. I first read it in 2007, like every other woman my age…

How to Keep Things Hygge Even in Spring

You can still keep the hygge spirit of cozy comfort alive during the spring. Here are some ways to make your life hyggelig as the weather warms up and the days lengthen.

This Simple Phrase Can Help You Practice More Self-Compassion

Are you hardest on yourself? I know I am. I realized recently I have a problem treating myself nicely and so I’ve been researching ways…

Why You Should Resolve to Be a Nicer Person to Yourself in 2017

I came down this morning, took one look at my crumb-covered kitchen counter and said out loud, “Oh, God, I am such a messy person.”…

25 Ways to Fill Your Life with Hygge

  I recently decided that my word for the year 2017 is the Danish word “Hygge.” Loosely translated, hygge means “taking pleasure from the simple,…

Why My Word for 2017 is Hygge

I often pick a word at the beginning of the New Year as my theme for the year. It’s easier than a resolution (although I…

Why We All Need a Self-Care Kit

Summer is supposed to be a time of fun and relaxation but it can actually be a difficult time for many of us in midlife.…