As COVID-19 changes life as we know it, it can easily create a lot of stress, anxiety, and overwhelm. Whether the pandemic has you concerned about your health, your loved ones’ health, your finances, schools closing, cancelled trips and plans, and everything else that keeps changing several times a day… please remember that your feelings … Read more COVID-19 Mental Health Resources
I can’t believe it’s been 6 years since I posted my very first #ichoosebeauty picture. Sometimes I wonder how long I’ll keep going. I really have no idea. I just know that the practice still helps me to this day. The best thing to come of this project, besides my healing, is my connections with … Read more 6 years of #ichoosebeauty (Day 2193)
Take the FREE #ichoosebeauty Challenge. It’s 30 days of guided beauty treasure hunts to help you re-focus on the little things in life that we so often take for granted. I’ll be there to support you every step of your journey. Sign up now, and get started with Day 1 right away! You’ll get daily … Read more Does your mood need a Fall Refresh?
A reminder on this World Mental Health Day – You deserve to feel good again. I’ve been in that place where I hated so many things about my life and myself. I was constantly beating myself up, and I thought I deserved to feel bad. No way did I think I deserved to feel good … Read more You deserve to feel good again – World Mental Health Day
I see you, I stand with you, I am you. I know how this burden can take its toll on you, physically and emotionally. If you’re having a bad day, take extra care. If you’re having a good day, celebrate it. Remember, you are not alone. Your pain is real. Listen to your body, and … Read more To my fellow chronic illness warriors:
When out of the blue, one of your nieces asks you about a national TV commercial you were in 10 years ago, and you still have some of the footage. The video is from a blogger casting call for I Can’t Believe it’s Not Butter in 2009, back when I had a fitness blog. … Read more #IChooseBeauty Day 2129
My podcast interview with my friends at Fit Bottomed Girls: The story and science behind #ichoosebeauty, how to support loved ones with depression, how you can find beauty in everyday moments… and more.The more we talk openly about mental health, the more people who are struggling will feel comfortable getting the help they need. Let’s … Read more #IChoosebeauty Day 2093 (Podcast interview with Fit Bottomed Girls)
Did you know that noticing the beauty in your world has been scientifically proven to help you find joy and meaning in everyday life? It’s true! Beauty can be something you see, feel, hear, smell, taste, read, think, remember. It’s something big that happened that makes you want to jump up and down and tell … Read more Notice beauty, find joy
If you scroll through the #ichoosebeauty feed (“recent posts”), you’ll see pictures of beauty that many of you in this incredible Instagram community have posted. Pictures that make you AND other people feel good (myself included). I can’t tell you how much I LOVE seeing your pictures! They always brighten my day. 😎 So… I … Read more See beauty, share beauty, spread beauty
What you’ve seen here in my Instagram feed for the past 2,000+ days is a picture of one good thing I notice every day (like these yummy sundried tomatoes that I may have become addicted to lately ). What’s important for you to know is that it doesn’t mean life is all rainbows and unicorns … Read more #IChooseBeauty Day 2004
In case you missed my GIVEAWAY announcement yesterday during all the partying… Imagonna tell you about it again: CELEBRATE THE BIG 2000 WITH ME!!! You could be one of 3 people to win a little something something. Each winner gets to pick a tank or tee from the ICB Shop… plus an inspirational mermaid pottery … Read more #IChooseBeauty Day 2,000 Celebration Giveaway!
One thing I’ve learned over the past few years is that when you stop chasing happiness, that’s when you find it. If you want to see what I mean, try my FREE 30-day #ichoosebeauty Challenge. Sign up now, and get started with Day 1 right away! You’ll get daily email prompts telling you what beauty … Read more Stop chasing happiness, find it wherever you are
How awesome are these Big Moods mental health stickers?! They’re so creative, inspirational, and have such a great vibe to them! And… with every purchase, a portion of the profit is donated to Active Minds – an organization that focuses on mental health awareness campaigns, advocacy, and outreach for college students. I’m doing an affiliate … Read more Big Moods mental health stickers (#IChooseBeauty Day 1946)
If you’ve been feeling down lately, or need a mood reset this winter… my FREE 30-day #ichoosebeauty Instagram Challenge might be the perfect boost for you. . Sign up now, and get started with Day 1 right away! You’ll get daily email prompts telling you what beauty to photograph and share on Instagram using the … Read more Need a mood reset this winter? Take the FREE 30-day #IChooseBeauty Challenge
If you’ve been feeling down lately, or need a mood reset this winter… my FREE 30-day #ichoosebeauty Instagram Challenge might be just what you need. Sign up now, and get started with Day 1 right away! You’ll get daily email prompts telling you what beauty to photograph and share on Instagram using the hashtag … Read more Feeling down lately? Take my FREE 30-day #IChooseBeauty Challenge
Day 1900 of my #IChooseBeauty journey!!! 1900 days of posting a picture of beauty every day on Instagram. Thanks to all of you for your support throughout this project. In case you don’t know the story… It all started as a challenge to myself in November 2013 to keep from slipping back into a deep … Read more #IChooseBeauty Day 1900