Month: September 2018

  • Therapy Thursday

    Sometimes we must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.” – John Campbell Unrealistic Expectations  Driven by extrinsic motivation. Thinks other people expect the impossible from ourselves. Constantly measures how far ourselves still need to go to reach our goal(s). Healthy Goal Setting Driven by intrinsic motivation. Provides […]

  • Motivation Monday

      There are gifts to be found in everything,  even if these gifts are simply the lessons we learn from difficult situations and people. We find miracles when we look for what is right.” – Melody Ross  

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week An Easy On-The-Go Breakfast Apple Masala Chai Muesli Ingredients 3 cups Rolled Oats 1/2 cup Dried Apples (chopped) 3 tablespoons Raw Sunflower Seeds 2 tablespoons Dried Date Pieces 6 teaspoons Candied Ginger (chopped) 3 tablespoons Raisons 1 tablespoon Loose Masala Chai (finely ground) (contents of 2 tea bags) 1/2 cup […]

  • Wishful Wednesday

    Be sure to taste your thoughts before you chew on them. – Petra Kolber You made a mistake. What do you do? Ruminate or Reflect Rumination:  Act of repetitive thinking, most commonly negative thoughts about self. Often referred to as “self-punishment.” Reflection:  Ability to see the past for what it was. Often referred to as “self-discovery.” […]

  • A Cure for Manic Monday

    When was the last time you cared for yourself? How frequently do you engage in a self care ritual? What does the commonly used, “me-time” mean to you? To prevent Compassion Fatigue Syndrome, we need to schedule time for ourselves each and every day. Whether it is 10 minutes, 1 hour, or several hours, we need to […]

  • FUNdraising Friday

    Base 2 Space: Climb to Fight Cancer Help me reach my fundraising goal! I need to raise a minimum of $175 to climb the Seattle Space Needle on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Robin’s Fundraising Page What is my donation supporting? The Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center. For more information, please visit  Why support Robin […]

  • Therapy Thursday

    A Cure to Toxic Perfectionism What is Toxic Perfectionism? According to well-renowned Aerobic Instructor and more recently Happiness Coach, Movement Motivator, and creator of the Perfection Detox, Petra Kolber, perfectionism can create anxiety, decrease self-worth and confidence, drain our energy and enthusiasm, and ruin our lives. However, perfectionism is not inherently evil! Kolber created the […]

  • Monday Motivation

      Just keep showing up. Sometimes we don’t know what to do… or we are just too tired to know what to do. Sometimes we hide and wait because we don’t  feel like we are quite ready yet, or the circumstances quite right yet… or sometimes maybe we are afraid. THESE ARE THE VERY MOST IMPORTANT TIMES to show up […]

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    Are you struggling to make a hard decision? Do you find it difficult to make simple choices, like what to eat for breakfast? Does the word “decision” make you cringe? Consider the picture above, which path would you take: Smooth dirt or Bumpy rocks? The smooth dirt path might be easier, however the bumpy path can help an individual […]