“I’m fine.” “Nothing’s that wrong with me.” “It’s normal.” Look around you, at how many people are chalking odd symptoms up to “just getting older”. Look at how many kids are on prescriptions (7 out of 10 kids–did you know?). Look at how many people can’t lift heavy things, can’t walk around the block, can’t… Continue reading It’s NOT “Normal” to be Sick All the Time
Today I’m sharing my thoughts on continuing to unschool when you’re not okay – through depression, grief, and other emotional upheaval. I started writing this nearly ten years ago, reflecting on a time 5+ years before that…when I was deeply apathetic and miserable, and not yet aware that I was experiencing psychological abuse from those… Continue reading Unschooling When You’re Not Okay
Do you avoid healthy habits, even if your brain “knows” they’re good for you? Unfortunately, logic alone is not enough to combat our deeply held, often unconscious beliefs and fears. Our brain tries to keep us safe – and often has us avoiding things that scare us, even if that fear is 100% not a… Continue reading Avoiding Healthy Habits? Here’s Why:
Who knew you could get the most effective nutritional supplements in the world from dōTERRA – a company that’s known primarily for selling essential oils?? I admit it, I was a major skeptic….but they have a money-back guarantee, and I was desperate for real change. WELL – I am so eager to get my next… Continue reading The Best Supplements on the Planet are from an “Essential Oil” Company
This article is also posted on theHomestead.Guru, under the title, Why You Should Say NO More Often and Give Fewer Fucks For many years, I thought that it was my responsibility, my duty, to deep-dive into the most terrible and baffling things, in some mad hope of understanding them in order to transmute them–to bring about… Continue reading Why I don’t owe you an explanation of my NO.
I wrote this in a dark mood at 4am…but I think the analogy holds true. We are currently in the midst of the biggest zombie apocalypse–it’s already happening, but most people are completely unaware of it. Zombies are little more than purposeless bodies, devoid of soul. They’re reanimated corpses, aimlessly wandering and destroying all life… Continue reading The Zombie Apocalypse Is Already Happening
I remember asking my parents about how many years I would have to go to school. They were always reticent to answer…saying that after elementary school was middle school, and then more levels of school–junior high, highschool, etc. I felt so frustrated, and so eager to grow up and call my own shots properly.… Continue reading that one time I thought I’d get to be homeschooled.
I feel like I am finding myself further down the path of adulthood than I anticipated at this point in my life. How am I 35? I realize that newer moms look up to me, and I want to say to them, wait, what? I’m not the role model here. How did all this time pass?… Continue reading 15 Things About Who I Am
I’ve been doing a LOT of inner work on my money mindset lately. I’m growing my business in ambitious proportions, and we’ve been enjoying a quality of life that’s really pretty excellent for the past few years, even with the difficulties that we may have. In short, I really love my life. People seem to… Continue reading Abundance & Losing It: A Shamefully True Story
So aside from a huge dose of grief and loss, it’s very interesting that my intentions are indeed coming to fruition. Quite rapidly, in fact–but as is quite often the case, there can be unexpected repercussions to getting what you ask for. This story is rich and complex, and I want to do it… Continue reading The Fallout From Getting What You Asked For