If you're often fearful and riddled with self-doubt, you might not feel like a very brave person. Maybe you find that anxiety and insecurity are chipping away at your self-esteem until you feel incapable of taking action. But in reality, there might be many examples of bravery in your life. Are you actually braver than you think? Are You Braver Than You Think? I used to think that some people were brave and other people weren't. I thought that bravery meant being assertive, outgoing, ... Read More about Are You Braver Than You Think?
Did you know that April is National Garden Month? Here are 5 simple ways to celebrate with the kids in your life so that you can easily enjoy this holiday together! How to Celebrate National Garden Month with Kids! 1. Plant something In honor of National Garden Month, why not get outside and plant something!?! Don't have a yard? No need for this to stop you! If you're lacking outdoor space, you can still plant something small indoors. Feel like you don't have a green thumb? ... Read More about How to Celebrate National Garden Month with Kids
If you're eager to develop more physical and mental resilience, here are 10 tips for developing a growth mindset. Before diving in, if you're wondering what a growth mindset actually is, be sure to read this post, "What is a Growth Mindset?" before continuing on with these 10 Tips. 10 Tips for Developing a Growth Mindset 1. use visualization Visualization is a great way to train your brain to develop a growth mindset. Imagine yourself on a well-worn hiking trail that is ... Read More about 10 Tips for Developing a Growth Mindset
The term Growth Mindset seems to be everywhere these days. But what exactly is a growth mindset? Let's begin with the origin of the term. The idea of a growth mindset was developed by Dr. Carol Dweck, a psychologist, and author of the book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. According to Dr. Dweck, “In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view ... Read More about What is a Growth Mindset?
If trying to be the "perfect parent" has you feeling exhausted and overwhelmed, you're not alone. I've been practicing what I call "Wabi-Sabi Parenting" for years now and it has benefited me and my family tremendously! If you're curious and wondering how to practice wabi-sabi parenting, you're in the right place! Like many parents, I've spent YEARS striving to be "the best parent I can be". Sounds noble, (and harmless) enough, right? I mean, of course, we want to be the best we can be for ... Read More about How to Practice Wabi-Sabi Parenting