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A Look Inside the Life-Changing Choice I Made

How many ways can your life change within an 18 month time-span?  Hundreds?  Thousands?  Let me count the ways….. no, I won’t bore myself. Part of me thinks I should be writing today about the third stage of my process to listen to myself.  (I spoke of this process in my last two posts, here and …

How a Gratitude Practice Can Heal

Gratitude…. such a “buzz-word” these days, right? Well, I don’t care.  There is good reason.  Paying attention to what we are grateful for and honoring those things is powerful shit.  I feel like I’ve read it in so many places that I’m not even going to go through the brain-damage of trying to look up …

Scrambling for Self-Care

Frustrated.  Momming is hard.  Today, I broke down during breakfast time and I can’t remember what it was that husband said to piss me off and send me into this rabbit hole.  Bummer.  I guess… perhaps it’s better that I can’t remember what the specific comment was – I would be hanging onto whatever he …

A shift

Dear fabulous readers of this blog, Thank you so much for caring about my writing and for listening to my stories. In this new chapter of life, I have decided to continue writing on a different site than this one that you follow. I’m sure I’ll come back to Rather Be Creative eventually. For now, …

What Happened?

Hi friends.  I feel like it’s been a while… you might be wondering “What Happened?”  You might wonder where I’ve gone… what I’ve been up to?  Why have I been silent for a couple of months?  Perhaps you’re not.  I know a lot of people have plenty to think about and concern themselves with in …

Smoothie Building 101

I love a good, quick smoothie in the morning for breakfast.  It’s quick, simple, easy clean-up, and great on-the-go.  If you do it with some thought, it can also be incredibly healthy… sometimes my most nutritious meal of the day!  All too often, though, I have friends and clients proudly tell me that they are …