3 Powerful Questions for a Better New Year

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It’s that time of year again. You know…when we all wonder at how quickly this year has gone by and start setting goals and creating vision boards for the next.

As a life coach and mindset coach, I definitely believe in setting goals and creating plans to accomplish them, so this time of year is my jam.

But lots of people miss an important step in the goal-setting process: reflecting on where you are right now.

And one of the simplest ways to reflect is by asking yourself (and answering) a series of questions.

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How to Master Your Self-Care Practice in 2022

Self-care is a key aspect of a well-rounded, healthy life. And it’s become even more important as we’ve all had to cope with a global pandemic and economic crisis.

Life is finally starting to settle into a new kind of normal, but you might still need some extra support to start the New Year on a good foot.

Whether you’re trying to climb the corporate ladder or feel better in your body, self-care will be critical to a successful 2022.

But what does self-care really mean? And how can you create a self-care practice that works for you?

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3 Things I Learned When I Had Laryngitis

2018 had a quiet start for me. You see, somewhere between 10pm and midnight on New Year’s Eve—while I was in church and very much not at a loud, salacious party—I randomly lost my voice.

At first, I thought my voice would recover with a good night’s sleep and a few cups of hot tea, but no. Three days later, I went to the doctor, who confirmed that it was an official case of laryngitis. The prognosis: it could take several weeks to fully regain my voice and there was nothing I could really do about it. In the meantime, I’d risk prolonging my recovery if I tried to force any sound from my throat.

For someone who talks and sings a lot, laryngitis is a frustrating experience. But because I’m all about finding the lesson even in loss, here are a few things I learned by being quiet.  Continue reading “3 Things I Learned When I Had Laryngitis”