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 trying to do all the things because of the new year, I hereby give you permission to stop trying so hard. That can come later, in the spring, when we are supposed to be up and at ’em, bursting with renewed energy because we rested all winter.


In order to get that renewed energy, we must first rest.


How is your January going?  Did you do everything you set out to do? Or would you like a do-over? Did you know February is the new January?


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.




UCDavis (my alma mater) Pushes Students to Nap Their Way to Success – sounds a lot like restorative yoga to me!


Health Benefits of Restorative Yoga – all these benefits this from just slowing down and resting on purpose?


Seasonal Affective Disorder: Choosing a Lightbox – I use a lightbox in the morning and a dawn simulating alarm clock for sunrise and sunset.


Have you tried Yoga Nidra? It could be the answer for wiping out stress and anxiety for good.


Can Empathy Protect You From Burnout? Science says yes.



Anne Lamott –  Love all her books, but my favorite is Bird By Bird.


 Why Hire a Life Coach? – Are you ready? Let’s talk!


I’d love to know what you are reading,  watching and listening to these days. Tell me all about it!


I look forward to seeing you soon!


PS: If you want to be the first to know about upcoming retreats, workshops and opportunities to work together – get on the list.

PPS: Have you signed up for the challenge yet?

100% Guilt-Free Self-Care Challenge – starts January 31st!

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