Chelsea’s Blog

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You Can Stop Explaining Yourself Now And Here’s Why

As long as I’ve been alive I’ve required an explanation. How did you come to be? Why? How did it work? Was that hard for you? Did you ever want your family to be different? And don’t get me wrong, I don’t actually mind the questions, I just have realized that I am very used […]

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How Would Your Treat Yourself If You Were Your Own Best Friend?

I was in the car a few weeks ago with my family. We were on our way back from a wedding, huddled in the car with snacks in preparation for the five-hour drive home. Just one more week until we would finally leave for Germany to reunite with Domi’s family, who have really become our […]

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Stop Making Decisions From The Eye Of The Storm

So, I’ve noticed that for myself, sometimes the smallest things will incur a very intense emotional stress response. Especially when I am trying people please, at work, on vacations, trying to protect everyone from themselves and me, which seems to be a theme in my life.  Trying to make people happy is like playing whack-a-mole […]

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It’s Time To Flip The Script! Course Sign-ups Are Live!

Break Free From What Society Has Told You To Be… Not Feeling Enough,   Having to Prove Your Worth, and  Robbing You of Your Freedoms,  Joy, and Living The Life You Dream Of!  You’ve been plagued by the idea of constantly needing to do more and more to prove the value of who you innately are […]

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Why Is Competition Hindering Our Learning?

It’s been a while since I sat in a class and started learning something new. It’s been a while since I sat in a class and felt like the teacher was speaking a different language (and they aren’t). It’s hard to admit when we don’t understand something. It’s a challenge for me to be less […]

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Making Life Easier By Building Vulnerability Bridges

Vulnerability is an opportunity and while sometimes being vulnerable can be hard, I also think it can make life easier in certain situations. Here’s what I mean: I love you. Be brave and be vulnerable. I believe in you! XOXO, CAMDW

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You Know You Better Than Anyone: Ergo, You Get To Define What Self-Care Is

I’m big into defining everything in my life for myself and that extends to my definition of self-care. You define your self-care and whatever that looks like for you. Don’t let other peoples’ judgments about how you take care of yourself stop you from doing things the way that make your heart sing.  So, to […]

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We Are Always Choosing

I posted last week about decision-making and the notion that we always have a choice. Then another entire facet about choosing and choices occurred to me that I got really excited about. Having a choice goes beyond deciding what our priorities are and how to make time. We also have a choice in how we […]

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We’re Always Making a Choice: How to Prioritize in a Nutshell

I am the queen of making excuses.  For weeks I have been saying to myself, I’m not meditating because there’s just not enough time. Or, the classic, well because Moe is home it’s too hard for me to workout. Or, self-care? There’s time for that tomorrow. Then a few days ago, I woke up, I […]

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Feeling Burned Out? Do The Last Thing You Want To Do…

I am so used to running so fast throughout life that when I start to feel burnt out the last thing I want to do is take a break.  The break feels like the enemy, when in reality, if we can lean into the break we will be able to bring so much more of […]

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