Loving my Christmas tree view this year. It seems each year, my tree gets better and better. I’m proud of myself for getting my tree on my own, in my own apartment! I did it! And I love it!
Reading 11 Things That Will Help You Hold Space For Someone. This is a personal favorite phrase to come back to when I try to help a friend (or stranger) through any experience. In my opinion, through good or bad, holding space is the most we can hope to do for others, and ourselves. Opening up our lives to be held is one of my favorite goals to reach for.
Cooking crockpot lasagna! Yes, it’s a thing! Here is a good jumping off point recipe. I loaded mine with veggies like: spinach, diced onions, zucchini, mushrooms, shredded carrots, canned diced tomatoes, etc.
Drinking apricot La Croix.
Making DIY lavender eye pillows for friends and family. They are a great thing to have on hand in your self-care arsenal. Other ideas: face masks, epson salts, candles, affirmation cards, tea, and your favorite blanket. Have the things you love on hand!
Loving this article about resiliency.
Enjoying this article on the importance of rituals.
Celebrating the winter solstice with friends, soup, delicious grilled cheese (gouda, whole grain sourdough, granny smith apples, and arugula), candles, and dried orange slices.
Finishing 2018 on a restful note with family time, which feels very restorative.
Starting 2019 with intentions of more grace and growth. Interested to see how this new year will unfold, and excited to keep taking things one day at a time.