Today, Dad would have turned 61 and I would have bought him donuts and made coffee for us both. Instead, I’m sharing some good news in honor of his memory: I wrote a book! If you love Sleep, and anything I write here, my first-ever book might become one of your new best friends.
Grief certainly isn’t a straight, paved road. It’s more of a pothole-y dirt road that makes you question civilization. To help you navigate the twists and turns (and the deep holes), I penned some grief affirmations that I hope will comfort you as you continue this journey—comfort that stems from the understanding that you are […]
Daunting challenges, crushing setbacks, and heartbreak all bow to the one who bows to what is. Acceptance might be the last thing we want to do in moments of trial, but it is a powerful stance that fosters resilience. This is why I’m sharing these resilience quotes with you today: If we keep the doors […]
I’m a big fan of feeling better and making speedy comebacks that don’t sidestep the lessons. Yes, I want to feel better but I also don’t want to ignore what I could learn from not feeling good—this is what my happiness jar helps me with. This year, I’m switching up what’s inside my jar-o’-gems, including […]
Do you ever stop, just long enough to wonder what life would be like if you lived every moment—in the moment? What if life could be slower—inside, anyway (I think that’s what matters, ultimately)? Since I’m in the process of healing my relationship with time, I penned a short poem on what living in the […]
Deeply-felt gratitude is powerful, and it happens to be the exact thing we need to be practicing if we want to live a happy and meaningful life. Whether we’re down in the dumps or feel on top of the world, gratitude remains one of the surest pathways to lasting fulfillment (and feeling good in general). […]
We don’t forget or move on in the wake of losing someone we love. We learn that we can decide how we remember, honor, and incorporate them into our lives in new ways. If you foresee yourself or someone you love struggling with grief and the holidays this year, may these suggestions offer you a […]