2 years ago I sat cross from my therapist and she said something I knew to be true. "You're very intuitive Brittany. You know yourself. But you need to learn to trust yourself." She was right. We know how to keep our opinions to ourselves. We know how to second guess ourselves. We know how to… Continue reading What Keeps Women From Listening To Their Intuition
con·tent·ment kənˈtentmənt/ noun a state of happiness and satisfaction. When I was a single, I would spend hours - sometimes a whole day - sitting in a coffee shop, writing and reading, sipping coffee while I listened to my favorite music (and checking out coffee shop guys, TBH). During this season of my life, I… Continue reading Content in all things
Do you feel frustrated at the end of the day by how little you accomplished, or by how you managed your time? Are you constantly shuffling the same stuff from one room to the other, or overwhelmed by mountains of laundry or toys that constantly need cleaning up or sorted through? Do you feel like… Continue reading Simplifying: Flexible minimalism for families, refocusing on core values, and owning less so we have space for more
I define body acceptance as: treating my body with respect, dignity, and love no matter what it looks like or it's current size. There may be things I want to work on, or struggle with, but my body always deserves to be treated with dignity - because it's my only vessel in this life. It deserves to be… Continue reading Why Body Acceptance Is A Major Part Of Self-Acceptance
Dear SJ, my sweet son, What an adventure we are about to begin together. I can't even imagine how I'll feel when I see your face for the first time. Your time in my belly has been so special and sweet, for me and your dad and your big sister. We are all so excited… Continue reading Dear SJ
Dear postpartum me, You are beautiful. You are amazing. Your body has done something so remarkable. Pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding - you are a hero. Promise me, promise me, that as you take the next 6 weeks (and beyond) you'll just enjoy your baby and soak up every moment of newborn goodness. Promise me that you'll also take… Continue reading Dear postpartum me,
The journey of self discovery that I've been on the last year and a half has been many things: painful, beautiful, awakening, but most of all - scary. It's been a terrifying journey of questioning, tearing down, opening up, laying bare, and feeling alone. There have been many moments of authentic bliss, that fantastic feeling… Continue reading Becoming myself.