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I’ve noticed a theme in the last couple weeks. We are tired, really tired. Working from home, full-time parenting, working overtime – it’s a lot! We’re mentally, physically, and emotionally strained. I feel it too, and now more than ever we need an energy boost. When you need to recharge – try these 3 steps. […]

Need an Energy Boost? Try these 3 things.

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the power of compassion, curiosity, & choice. Practice the best of you, whether the best of them is showing up or not. I heard this statement recently, and when a good lesson gets hooked in my brain I’ll repeat it, write it down, and recite it to others all in an attempt to integrate it […]

That time I acted like a jerk & learned something

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Don’t Cut your own bangs ep. 53 What does it mean to love our body when the world seems hyper focused on reminding us what’s wrong with it? Well, Amber Romaniuk from The No Sugar Coating Podcast has some answers.  As an emotional eating, hormone, and digestive expert – Amber is passionate about exploring our […]

Are you eating your feelings?

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Or am I just sleepy, thirsty, or hungry? Is everyone mean? Or are we just sleepy, thirsty, or hungry? I recently had a session with a couple that wanted to work on communication in their marriage. They were overworked, exhausted, and said they wanted strategies to better understand each other and more effectively communicate. They […]

Is everyone mean?…

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Let’s talk about Peace & Peacefulness One of my favorite ways to calm down when I’m feeling anxious is to remind myself⁣ –> I always have choices.⁣ There is a direct relationship between how many choices I think I have and how much I stress sweat! ⁣ Feeling stuck = Sweaty 🥵 ⁣ Feeling empowered […]

Finding Peace During Turbulent Times

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Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs ep. 48. A solocast. In today’s solocast I explore two questions about goals: When are goals necessary to make meaningful things happen in our lives? How do when know when it’s time to abandon a goal, and move on? Somewhere in the middle of answering these questions I explore goals […]

The Relationship Between Goals & Emotions

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Meditation & community Have you ever been so stressed that you didn’t realize there was a problem until you took a deep breath and felt a tingling sensation throughout your body? ⁣ This is usually what happens: ⁣ We experience or witness a stressful event⁣ We feel tense, anxious, or overwhelmed⁣ Our breathing becomes shallow […]

How staying connected to your breath can keep you connected to your sanity.

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13 of my favorite resources for mind, body, & spirit. Hello my friend. We are in the sh*t storm. More deeply now than ever I’m craving connection. Connection to what’s familiar, what’s comfortable, what’s safe, what’s warm, and what’s local. Below is a list of some of the people, products, and businesses that are filling […]

How are you staying connected during COVID-19?

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Getting clear on boundaries and why they’re confusing. There are so many interpretations of what boundaries are, what they mean, and how to communicate them. When working with clients, this is my favorite way to break them down: Step 1 – Identify how you feel or what you need. Step 2 – Then, hold yourself […]

No. Yes. Maybe. I don’t know!

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Let’s talk about momentum. There are things we do daily that are so natural and practiced they’ve become 2nd nature >> Driving⁣ Brushing our teeth Tying our shoes But there was a point in our lives where this was a skill we had to learn and acquire over time. The more practiced the behavior it […]

Slowing Down or Getting Started?

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Friends, I want to encourage you to take a breath and find as many ways to take care of yourself as you reasonably can. Today, we’re talking about Self-Care. Collectively as a country, we’re experiencing massive amounts of anxiety, overwhelm, and grief. This is hard – really hard. Going into my 3rd week of virtual […]

Sanitizer, Self-Care & Feeling Selfish…

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Don’t cut your own bangs episode 31. In this conversation Erin and I continue exploring the themes of perfection, permission, and procrastination and how they all relate to confidence. Enjoy! Danielle Ireland:Hello! Hello! You are listening to season three of Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs. And I’m Daniel Ireland, your host and also your guest. […]

A Conversation with Erin Fischer – Part 2

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Don’t cut your own bangs episode 30. A conversation with Erin Fischer – Part 1. Danielle Ireland: Hello, this is Danielle Ireland and you are listening to Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs. And we have a really special treat for you today. We’re kind of breaking the rules this episode featuring Erin Fischer. I got […]

A Conversation with Erin Fischer – Part 1

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Don’t Cut your own bangs episode 28 This is episode 28 of Don’t Cut Your Own Bangs, with Danielle Ireland. Lisa Graft created the blog I Am Mother of The Year. Now, this is one of those guests that I had never met before we recorded a podcast together, and I just want this to […]

A Conversation with Lisa Graft – Part 1

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A Social Distancing Mini Series – Ep 1 Welcome to the first edition of the – Social Distancing Super Mini Series Spectacular Extravaganza! Episode 1. So, what do we do with ourselves? 1. Slow down, self reflect? 2. Netflix & chill with a frozen pizza ’til this whole things blows over? 3. Organize our pantries […]

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