Mindfulness Journaling

Mindfulness Journaling I’ve been practicing mindfulness journaling for the last 13 years. This has been so healing for me. I also used this writing practice in an addiction program I was in. It is so amazing to me, when we put pen to paper, just how cleansing it is to get out thoughts out of our head. When we make journaling a practice it can be an amazing tool for processing our thoughts. It is Read more…

Kris writing in journal

2 Magic Steps To Open Your Heart Chakra

I have recently been learning about Chakras. I’m not sure why, over the time span of my 16 years on my personal growth journey, I’ve never heard much mention about them. I believe timing is everything so I am soaking up what I learn. I’ve been having heart issues the last few years and so the heart chakra it is – we will discuss this one today 😊 MAGIC STEPS The 1st magic step is: Read more…

3 Tips To Help You Get Out Of Your Own Way

I’m sure you have many reasons why you procrastinate and don’t get things done. If you are like me, you feel may feel overwhelmed at times and don’t feel like doing any thing on your to do list. Here are 3 things that help me when I’m stuck: Throw perfection out the window- If you have your goal written down and you keep trying to make everything perfect, these are little ‘stumbles’ on your path. Read more…

Art Has Healing Power

Art has helped me heal in many ways. Today I am 56 years old and create with watercolors and doodling to help me with mindfulness and staying present. What does staying present do for me, you may be wondering? For 40 years I was a chronic worrier. I worried about everything – every single thing there was to worry about I made sure and worried about it. It has caused a lot of disease and Read more…

So Grateful To Tell My Story

My Story I love that over the last 10 years while running a local flood damage company with my husband, www.anchorrestoration.com (we’ve been in business for 18 years), we’ve been recognized with 20 awards. You may be thinking big deal! This has really helped us with third party endorsements that have been FREE opportunities for us and our business!  They hear about our accolades and ask us for an interview. We are a small, family-owned Read more…

5 Things I Like About Myself

Do this exercise with me: Take 5 minutes. Get in a quiet space, breathe deep a couple of times and write this at the top of your paper: 5 Things I Like About Myself. Several years ago, this was very difficult for me to do.  I sat down to write and I wasn’t sure what to write!! I wasn’t sure I did like anything about myself!  I sure knew what I didn’t like!  My large Read more…

One Tool I’ve Used To Grow My Self-Confidence

Do you see the glass half-empty or half-full? Most of my life, actually, until I was 41, I saw the glass half empty. I was a Negative Nelly. I had a lot of inner turmoil going on. I wasn’t confident in myself and I realized I needed to make some changes. My first change, of course, was seeking inner happiness. I was happily married and had two healthy, wonderful kids, but I didn’t feel happy Read more…

3 Ways You Can Get Out of Your Own Way While Creating the Life of Your Dreams

I’ve been working on myself since 2005. I can’t even count how many times over the last 16 years I’ve got in my own way. Luckily, with self- awareness, I recognized it immediately and took action to begin moving forward. These are the steps I’ve taken to get out of my own way: Remember my why. Why am I doing what I’m doing? Just last week, I started feeling the fear of planning my first Read more…