Self Compassion

Self Compassion

A few years ago a friend of mine said to me, “Be gentle with yourself. Give yourself the grace you so naturally give to others,” and it really stuck with me. Why do we tend to be the hardest on ourselves? Our inner monologue can be vicious! We...
Self Compassion

Famous

When you were younger did you ever want to be famous? Perhaps you wanted to be a professional athlete, musician or actor? I know I did! I wanted to be well known for my (self perceived, self proclaimed) talent. I wanted people to recognize and revere me. Now a days,...
Self Compassion

But I Wanted a New One!

I recently made the mistake of bringing a purple vitamin beverage into my prized “She Shed.” This is the room in the house that is all mine. I live with 4 boys and I designed the room to be a sacred and beautiful space just for me. Well, I set the drink on...
Dance Like Nobody’s Watching

Dance Like Nobody’s Watching

As you can see from the video, my son Cohen loves to dance! His favorite type of music is worship (listening to Joy Worship) and 90s rap. He has eclectic taste! Not only does Cohen’s dancing make me giggle, but it inspires me for several reasons. First, no one...
Self Compassion

A Good Cry

I had a good cry today. I’m a crier. I cry when I’m happy. I cry when I’m sad. I cry when I’m tired. I cry regularly and I cry often! A friend of mine once told me, “Elsie, God has given you so much passion, it comes out your...
Self Compassion

Muscles You Didn’t Know You Had

I’ve shared with you previously that I’ve been diligently working on my nutrition and exercise in order to get my pre-baby body back. I’ve recently kicked up my working out and I am SORE. I’m experiencing pain in muscles that I didn’t...