Tag: goal setting

Normalizing Not Buying (6 minute read)

Retail therapy is an actual thing. A study published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology in 2014 found that shopping can make people happier and reduce lingering sadness because it allows people to feel more in control of their own lives. Shopping is sensual, meaning a lot of senses are stimulated when we’re doing it. […]

Expand Your Volume (5-10 minute reading and meditation)

This blog is a visualization meditation and opportunity for cultivating “positive” states of being. I hope it grows your spirit. If you’d like to listen along, you can download a free recording titled “Expanding Your Volume” on our meditation page.  We each exist in a concatenation* of spheres.  Start small with just yourself. Imagine you are […]

Relief vs. Restoration (4 min read)

Relief. In college it was seeing a grade come through that I was stressed about either because I didn’t study enough or because I worked so hard on it that if I didn’t get the grade, I would have been heartbroken. Relief comes from a massage or plopping down on my bed for an evening […]

Are you sweet on sugar? (6 minute read)

Oh how I loved sugar. Desserts were my best friend and if the loveliness also included some flaky crust, I was in heaven. But it turns out sugar and refined grains are actually abusers who sneak into your life with their sweetness and allure of a good time and then weasel their way into your life so […]