The Courage to Quit: Why Simone Biles is More a National Hero than Ever

***TRIGGER WARINING*** Brief mention of sexual abuse Simone Biles is the most decorated American gymnast of all time. And three days ago, she had the courage to quit the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Why? Simone had “the twisties,” the feeling of not having mind and body in sync while doing gymnastic stunts she has practiced hundreds,Continue reading “The Courage to Quit: Why Simone Biles is More a National Hero than Ever”

How to Set Emotional Boundaries

Are you the person everyone goes to for advice? Do others talk your ear off, but forget to ask how you’re doing? Do they ask you for rides or money, but never offer? Are you sick and tired of feeling emotionally drained by others? As a natural helper, healer, people pleaser and/or empath, you mayContinue reading “How to Set Emotional Boundaries”

Set Boundaries with Family during the Holidays

Establishing good boundaries with family during the holidays will help you stay grounded. Even the most put-together, well-adjusted families in the world lose their s#*& during the holidays. There will be interrupted travel and burnt food and crying children… Still, there are ways to be prepared for the chaos. Today, I’ll discuss boundaries with familyContinue reading “Set Boundaries with Family during the Holidays”

How we talk ourselves out of saying no

…even when we really need to! When you’re really used to saying yes to everything, it can be hard to say no… even one time! Has this ever happened to you? You’ve been considering a request. You’ve been back and forth, back and forth in your mind. Maybe you want to say no, but theContinue reading “How we talk ourselves out of saying no”