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How To Be Confident

How To Be Confident

Have you ever wondered why some people are so confident?   Have you ever noticed a confidence gap between men and women?   Would you like to be more confident?     If the answer is yes, be sure to check out this episode of the Hey Jen Cooper...

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Sunday Link Love #13

Sunday Link Love #13

This week was spent celebrating my and my BFFs birthday eating our way through Portland, reconnecting with my family and recommitting to some life principles. In other words, it was a big, important and meaningful week.   What are you doing to make your life feel...

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Where Do You Get Your Energy?

Where Do You Get Your Energy?

Time is finite. We only get 168 hours each week. That's why it is important to understand where you are spending your life hours. Once time is gone, it is gone.   Either you make your priorities fit into your schedule or you don't.   But what about energy?...

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Sunday Link Love #12

Sunday Link Love #12

This week has been hard. I have been vulnerable and I am still feeling tender as all get out. I keep coming back to self-care to help ease me through the hard times.   What self-care can you do this week, especially if you are struggling?   Each week in 2018...

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Sunday Link Love #11

Sunday Link Love #11

I have been so inspired by #BoringSelfCare by MakeDaisyChains on Instagram. Hannah Daisy is an artist and mental health advocate who illustrates gorgeous reminders of boring self-care: attended to all my dental needs, drank enough water and I survived my smear test....

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Sunday Link Love #10

Sunday Link Love #10

It's International Women's Day! I am sharing lots of goodies today and again on Sunday as scheduled.   Each week in 2018 I'll be sending you articles that have sparked my interest because they are all about Self-Care and Life Satisfaction.     The...

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Where Does Your Time Go?

Where Does Your Time Go?

We all have 168 hours a week. You, me, Beyonce - all of us have the exact same amount of time. Yes, Queen B has the 168 hours of a team of people too. But most of the rest of us spend a good deal of that time working, getting ready to work, taking care of our...

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Sunday Link Love #9

Sunday Link Love #9

Alt Summit was a blast! Getting ready for a conference when the house is freaking out - electricity problems are no joke - and recovering from the flu-lite meant no weekly links.   But I am back! And ready with lots of goodies to share now and again on Sunday as...

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The Secret to Maintaining Self-Care Practices

The Secret to Maintaining Self-Care Practices

Recently several people have asked how I maintain a meditation practice (and a yoga practice and a writing practice). They were trying to learn my “secret” so they could add these useful practices into their own lives.   My secret is pretty simple.   Don’t...

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My Night Time Self-Care Routine

My Night Time Self-Care Routine

  My morning routine is non-negotiable. This helps me start my day feeling the way I want to feel: calm, nourished and nurtured.   The morning through afternoon is solid. I feel like things are under control and I'm productive. In short, I feel like this...

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Sunday Link Love #8

Sunday Link Love #8

We have some house things going on and this week was split between loving up my clients and my house. Our sweet Craftsman bungalow home was built in 1905 and is in need of some TLC.   Did you know your physical environment/home plays an important role in how you...

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Sunday Link Love #7

Sunday Link Love #7

The low grade fever, one congested nostril, utter exhaustion thing got me this week. I definitely was put to the test to see if I could/would walk my talk and I'm happy to report I did!   I stayed home. I rescheduled all my in person appointments so I wouldn't...

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Sunday Link Love #6

Sunday Link Love #6

February is the new January, so HAPPY NEW YEAR!   Sacramento is having some crazy spring weather - in the 70s - and I am feeling the go, go, go pull of spring. Well, at least until afternoon and my body remembers it is still winter.   How are you feeling...

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Sunday Link Love #5

Sunday Link Love #5

  So many people struggle in January. I did for years. Then I stopped fighting it. We are meant to be resting, hibernating, rejuvenating in January.   The animals know it.   The trees know it.   The flowers know it.   If you are exhausted from...

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National Compliment Day is Today!

National Compliment Day is Today!

  Yes, National Compliment Day is a real thing!   National Compliment Day was established in 1998 as a way to connect people and to spread some positivity.   Did you know giving compliments is good for you? It trains the mind to notice the positive and...

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Sunday Link Love #4

Sunday Link Love #4

      The Women's March.  I love connecting to other like-minded people and standing up for what we believe in. I'm also humbled every time I participate in the democratic process. We are lucky we can show disapproval and civil disobedience in the...

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My Word for 2018

My Word for 2018

A number of years ago I stopped making resolutions and started setting yearly intentions instead. I was tired of admitting defeat by February (or October when I made new school year resolutions) and filing my good intentions away as another set of failures.   Now...

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I teach 100% guilt-free self-care to busy women who want to drop the story that self-care is selfish and start feeling powerful and strong as the leader in their own life. All without them feeling overwhelmed or breaking the bank.

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