Reframing Discomfort {ToL}

“Discomfort is the price of admission to a meaningful life. We experience our greatest levels of growth, we experience our greatest achievements when we are able to face into stuff that makes us uncomfortable—even if it feels difficult to do so—and we make changes in accordance with that.” -Susan David PhD  I shared this quote…

Yoda Was Wrong: Here’s Why

“Try not! Do, or do not… There is no try.” —Master Yoda If you’re not familiar with the movie The Empire Strikes Back, check out this quick clip (it’s less than five minutes) before you continue reading. Actually, even if you are familiar with the scene, humor me and re-watch it so you’ll know where I’m…

7 Day Gratitude Challenge {ToL}

Science has proven that gratitude is one of the best ways to improve levels of happiness, and reach new levels of success. Putting gratitude into practice on a consistent basis may prove to be challenging if you don’t know where to start. With this in mind, I’ve put together a list of 7 gratitude practices—one…

Overcoming Fear By Stepping Into It

A while back, I posted this quote on Instagram. The quote came from Lori Harder (@loriharder) via her amazing podcast Earn Your Happy! I’ve been binge listening since one of my Best of You mentor-ship sisters Emily Gough (@nutritiouslyemily) recommend it! It’s all about creating your best life and best self. Definitely check it out if you…

On Connecting With Those Around Us

I posted this picture the other day on my Instagram and on my Facebook page along with my ramblings. I honestly didn’t think that the thoughts I added to the photo caption would have such an impact, and was surprised by the number of people who read, liked, and commented. Sometimes I wonder how may…

S.O.A.P. Notes #2 {Hebrews 3:13}

Time for another SOAP Notes devotional! If you aren’t sure what I am referencing, see this post for a full explanation of this series! Today’s key verse is Hebrews 3:13 S: Encourage one another daily so that none of you is hardened (becomes insensitive to God) by sin’s deception [its cleverness, delusive glamour, and sophistication]….

S.O.A.P. Notes #1 {1 Corinthians 1:1}

In medicine and nutrition, SOAP notes are often used as a means to lay out the patient’s history, problem(s), findings, and then formulate a plan. Having a background in nutrition education and being that I currently practice medicine, SOAP notes have been an integral part of the way my brain processes information for over a decade. That…