What to Do When You Backslide on the Way to Your Goals

Perhaps you’re practicing mindful drinking and you slip up and drink your feelings and two bottles of wine. Maybe you’re working on loving yourself and you’re internal dialogue is rife with bullying all day long. You might be welcoming in healthy, loving relationships, and you decide to phone up your toxic ex. You’re trying to…

Feeling Pandemic Fatigued? Try These Tips to Get Out of a Funk

We're coming up on the one year anniversary of global lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic, and many of us are fatigued. Zoom fatigue, pandemic fatigue, virtual chat fatigued, people are over it. So many of us feel depleted, tired of re-living the same groundhog day over and over again. People are drinking more, seeking…

My Etsy Shop is Live! Shop High Vibe Art Now

Hello! I am excited to announce that my original art is now available to shop on Etsy! Wild and Pink is live and growing! Click here to shop original canvas art. All paintings are original, created by me, and shipping is FREE if you live in the US. Treat yourself to some high vibe art…

Eleven Ways to Make the End of Winter More Fun

This time of year always holds so much promise, but tends to drag on as we dream of flowering trees and days at the beach. This year, especially, with lockdown restrictions just easing up, many of us are feeling especially cooped up and are ready for a change of seasons. Here are ten ways to…

A Message and Reminder When Your Spirits are Down

It's ok to feel sad, tired, or worn out right now. It's ok if you're struggling, or if the days all seem to bleed together. It's ok if you can't always see the light at the end of the tunnel. The light is always there in the distance, but some days the fog makes it…

How to Reclaim Valentines Day Whether You’re Single, In a Relationship, or Anything in Between

Every year, without fail, singles and taken folk alike get their panties all twisted in a bunch and moan about what a drag Valentines day is. If you're single, you're supposed to feel lonely and unwanted, and if you're paired, you're bound to be disappointed by the impossible standards set by marketers. Many people even…

A How to Guide to Intuitive Eating AKA A Case for Eating Whatever You Want- It’s Not What You Think

When someone hears "eat whatever you want" they might assume it means downing pizzas and ice cream on the daily, or eating burgers and fries for lunch every day. This may be the case if you're totally deprived and have been on a strict diet for too long, or use food as a coping mechanism,…

The Surprising Way to Succeed at Your Fitness Goals

With New Years resolutions fizzling out, many people who planned to finally take charge of their health, and make a difference in the way they eat, exercise, and take care of themselves find themselves losing willpower. Maybe you want to lose weight, lean out, run your first 5k, start training for a marathon, or be…

So, You Want to Move to a Small Town? Read This First.

The majestic, small town beauty of the Oregon Coast I dreamed of, and ultimately left. Vasiliki Volkova/ Unsplash. I used to idealize life in a small town. Knowing my neighbors? How dear. Limited options? What a relief. Big fish in a small pond? Confidence boost. While life in a small town does have its charms,…

The Juice- Befriending Strangers, Selling Everything I Own, and The Queens Gambit

Hello! I hope the new year is treating you well. I hope you are finding joy even though the world is upside down. I hope you are giving the finger to white supremacy and making strides in your New Years Resolutions, and forgiving yourself when you aren't. I hope you're finding cash in unexpected places,…