Chelsea’s Blog

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Authenticity in the Art of Relationships

“To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.”             -Dr. Seuss I absolutely adore this quote. It’s made me feel special when I’ve struggled with relationships. It’s given me hope. I think it encapsulates so many things that I feel about my loved ones and I […]

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What is Positive Discomfort and How Can We Use It?

I feel like I’ve heard the saying, “get comfortable with being uncomfortable” over and over. In some instances, yes, I feel like it’s true, but I think it is way more nuanced than that. Discomfort can be telling us so many things. It can show us that maybe we need to be taking better care […]

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Thoughtfulness Is So Underrated…

I was on one of my many walks with Moe when I felt my phone buzzing in my pocket. I pulled it out to see a text from my friend, Aastha, it read, “Chelsea are you home? I was going to head to Alana’s,” which is our favorite coffee shop, “so let me know if […]

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Slow Down: It’s For More Than Just Peace of Mind

Have you ever driven home and realized you don’t know how you got there? Or had a day where it just felt like everything was going wrong and the energy was off and stuff just kept happening to you? Have you stopped to take a moment to think about why it might be happening?  The […]

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The Magic of Awareness

Our alarm goes off every morning at 5:50 am…Domi hits snooze and we’re jolted awake again at 6. Groggily I roll over and hit the light next to our bed because that’s the only way I know I’ll get up—with light shining in my eyes. I grab my glasses and my phone and head into […]

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How to Prioritize with One Simple Question

Lately, I’ve had this nagging feeling that I have too much on my plate. It’s really hard to admit that for me. For months now I’ve been wondering why I can’t seem to prioritize the things in my life, why it feels so hard. I make lists on lists of my priorities and I forget […]

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A Gift for You Today

When I was a kid I was desperate to be liked by people. I wanted to be liked so much that I couldn’t have even told you my favorite color because I wanted people to like me so badly that I would adopt theirs. I’ve caught myself thinking so many times, well, when I’m older […]

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What I’ve Learned From Bumblebees

I’ve always thought that bumblebees were kind of cute. I mean, I’m not sure if “cute” is the right word, but there was something about them. They aren’t scary like other bees, they’re all fluffy looking, covered in pollen, they remind me of summer, and they put a smile on my face, but it wasn’t […]

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Your Wishes Don’t Have to Be a Secret

You go to a birthday party. The cake comes out. Everyone says to the birthday person, “Okay! Make a wish!” The birthday person closes their eyes, makes a wish and blows out the candles. “What did you wish for?” Someone in the crowd asks. Every head turns to stare—doesn’t that person know better than to […]

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How To Give Yourself More Grace-Tools From a Student Pilot

A few days ago, I woke up feeling crappy. That feeling you get when you know a cold is coming on. That sluggish, icky, I’m fine, but I’m not really fine feeling. My very first thought was, not now please. (Honestly though, when is there a convenient time to get sick?) And because of the […]

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