This week, in the United States, is the holiday of Thanksgiving: a time when people get together, share what they’re thankful for, and eat a lot of turkey. I knew I wanted to focus this week’s Illuminate on gratitude, and one of the activities from this month’s POP-UP Festivals reminded me of one of my favorite activities: writing thank-you notes.
How often do we wear masks? Do we actually spend most (or all) of our lives wearing a protective costume so that we can hide who we really are? Learn about your unique masks in this simple + meaningful activity.
“It’s useful to know it’s a choice worth making.” The results from an 80-year-long research study clearly identify what we should focus on for a long and fulfilled life.
It’s prickly, but it’s worth it. Learn more about your own limiting belief + tools for working through it, all thanks to the person who most annoys you. Take this moment to learn compassion- for yourself and for them.
Your ‘Sandpaper Person’ illuminates your own personal beliefs + opportunities for growth. This articles breaks down how to identify + learn from the person who most challenges you.
A powerful new framework for the season of fall: Take a moment this week to become clear about what is essential to YOU. And honor that the rest might shed away.
When it comes to burn outs, could we intervene a little sooner—like before we totally burn out? What are your burn out warning signs? In this Illuminate, we build awareness of the Set-Up phase to your muck.
So often, when we are in a hard place, we just want to get out as quickly as possible. But transforming our muck into meaning takes time, acceptance, and understanding. Here is my story of a recent burn out, and how you, too, can transform your muck.
Three steps to tapping into your guiding purpose. Today’s the day to create or refine your understanding of what fuels you + fuels the world.
Practicing emotional intelligence around how we eat it is an often forgotten key to digestive health, according to digestive psychologist Caspar Poyck. Here are 6 ways to eat mindfully and feel better physically.
A guide to tempering it for better decision making. Dive into your own brain’s extreme preferences + explore some tools for teaching your brain that there is indeed a different way to look at things.