I recently wrote about leaving my marriage. It was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. Surviving 2015 was right up there with it. And yet there are gifts in the sucky days, weeks, months, and years. It feels so damn good to feel like my old (yet new) self again. I’m picking up doing the things that bring me joy… like finding the perfect card for the special people in my life, getting outside in nature, noticing what …Continue reading»
A few of my favorite things to remind me to nourish my soul, spirit, body, and mind this year. Nourish. Beautiful reminders and crafting from @amberthomasmakes @mindytsonas and @lizelayne / @soulmantras ??? #sacredliving #talismans #slowingdown A photo posted by Jen Trulson (@jentrulson) on Jan 27, 2016 at 2:42pm PST Do you have a word, talisman, touchstone, mantra for 2016?
It’s that time again. Resolutions, goals, and intentions are being created. We are dreaming up new ways of being in the world. Since 2009 I’ve picked a word for the year. The process has changed or looks a little different each year. This year was no exception. I decided I wasn’t choosing a word. I simply wanted to be. In years past, a word would come to me or I’d choose a word from Amy Palko’s My Word Goddess Guidance …Continue reading»
This last day of November I feel myself sinking into a state of deep thanks. As I retreated most of this month for various reasons I find myself deeply grateful to be surrounded by people who supported me and sincerely wanted what was best for me. They made it easy to say ‘no’ to them knowing it was a ‘yes’ to my healing. You know who you are… THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!! I got to spend one-on-one time …Continue reading»
I recently returned from 10 days away from my family. I was feeling a little depressed a few months ago and a friend had called out of the blue and on a whim asking if I would be interested in housesitting for her. She has a lovely home on five acres, with chickens, two dogs, a vegetable garden, plants and flowers. Then came the kicker, it was for 10 days. Everything in me cried YES yet my social self, wanting …Continue reading»