Keep going, friends! We’ve got this!The new hoodies come in your choice of Indigo Blue or Irish Green, and like everything else in the I Choose Beauty shop, are created using the healing power of words. 5% of net proceeds goes to @MentalHealthAmerica.Link to shop is in my bio!
I spent most of my life shoving my feelings down. If I felt sad, I pushed it down. Angry, scared, hurt, traumatized… down the feelings went. Then a few things happened recently that triggered all the shoved-down emotions to bubble up to the surface. They spilled out so hard until my body reacted by getting … Read moreFeel your feelings
If your new year isn’t starting off with a bang, I feel you. And I want to remind you that it’s completely okay. A couple of weeks ago I was feeling SO GOOD – my upper cervical pain was minimal and my energy was the best it’s been in months. It was like a sign … Read moreNew Year doesn’t have to mean New You
Did you know? All of our designs are created using the healing power of words. In fact, they’re inspired by coping statements I learned in therapy for depression. They make perfect gifts to brighten someone’s day. Every day. Spend $50 in my I Choose Beauty Shop, get a FREE limited edition Beautycounter Jelly … Read moreGive a gift that will brighten someone’s day. Every day.
Did you know? Everyone needs a gift filled with positivity! Give your friends and family the healing power of words this holiday season. Lift their spirits AND spread the love… With every purchase, 5% of net proceeds goes to Mental Health America to help someone who may be hurting. Shop our feel-good apparel, mugs, and … Read moreGive the gift of positivity
You asked, I delivered! Hoodies are here! The brand new hoodies come in your choice of Indigo Blue or Irish Green, and like everything else in the shop, are created using the healing power of words. They feature all the designs, so take your pick! And as always, 5% of net proceeds goes to Mental … Read moreIntroducing… hoodies!
I know how hard the holidays can be if you’ve recently lost a loved one or if you’re struggling with something in your life right now. Not everything seems so merry and bright. In fact, this time of year can be the hardest. So please take extra good care of yourself this holiday season. … Read moreMental health and the holidays
In case you missed it… a new design has dropped! CELEBRATE EACH STEP, NO MATTER HOW SMALL I’m wearing the Women’s Tee in this pic, and it comes in your choice of purple, green and blue triblend. The design is also available on our Unisex Tees, Women’s Tanks, and Mugs. 5% of net proceeds … Read moreNew design: CELEBRATE EACH STEP, NO MATTER HOW SMALL
Let’s talk about anxiety and what we can do to better cope with it. I’ve struggled with mild anxiety on and off for years. But lately, the combination of some life stuff and my health has led to a few severe panic attacks and a lot of anxiety, especially at night. I definitely don’t have … Read moreHow to cope with anxiety
I’m so excited to bring you the newest design in the I Choose Beauty collection! CELEBRATE EACH STEP, NO MATTER HOW SMALL You’re making progress, even if it’s just tiny bit by tiny bit. Every step forward deserves to be celebrated! The new design is now available on our women’s tees, unisex tees, tanks, and … Read moreIntroducing… CELEBRATE EACH STEP, NO MATTER HOW SMALL
This can really come in handy this time of year! During the holiday season, things can get a bit overwhelming if you’re not careful or can be hard to deal with if you’re struggling with something right now. Planning something to look forward to is like a double bonus – it shifts your focus to … Read morePlan things to look forward to this holiday season
Did you know that the average person has about 70,000 thoughts per day? 70 thousand!!! With that many thoughts, things can easily go very wrong in your mind… or very right. During Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), I learned so much about how our thoughts affect how we feel. But the incredible thing is we … Read more70,000 thoughts per day and how you can change them
CHOOSE BEAUTY EVERY DAY, even if you only find one teeny tiny thing. All of our mugs are created using the healing power of words, and come in two sizes – 11 oz. and 15 oz. Shop the CHOOSE BEAUTY EVERY DAY mugs here. 5% of net proceeds goes to Mental Health America.
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 moreDoes your mood need a Fall Refresh?
“Why have you brought me here?” I’ve asked God this question countless times over the past three and a half years since we moved to Maui. This island is beautiful, there’s no doubt about it. My journey here, though, has been filled with triggers, trauma, and loneliness. But I’ve finally figured out why … Read moreWhy God brought my journey to Maui
We get to choose what we focus on in life, even during trying times. The more good things you can shift your attention to, the more hopeful you will feel. All our mugs are created using the healing power of words, and come in two sizes – 11 oz. and 15 oz. Shop the FOCUS … Read moreFOCUS ON THE GOOD (Mugs)
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 moreYou deserve to feel good again – World Mental Health Day
Try to notice all the little things in your life, like treating yourself to a tall slice of mouth-watering layered chocolate cake. When you experience something good, take a picture, and share it on Instagram using the hashtag #ichoosebeauty. Not only will it help lift your spirits, it might just put a smile on someone … Read moreBeauty is all around you… even if you have to create it yourself
This one has been challenging for me, to say the least. But my therapist wants me to work on it, and I thought it might help you, too. I’ve had such a hard time this year with my health (Meniere’s disease and the vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss, and vertabra misalignment that came with it), which … Read moreRelease resistance
Beauty is… Something you see, feel, hear, smell, taste, read, think, remember. It can be something big that happened that makes you want to jump up and down and tell the whole world, or something small that you notice for the first time. Anything that makes you smile, laugh, feel good – if even for … Read moreBeauty is…