S5E15 How Ignoring My Body Landed Me on a C-Pap
Release Date: 12/06/2020
The pandemic took away many of our tried-and-true strategies in order to maintain safety. So how do we keep bouncing back? In this season of the show, I'm sharing the stories of individuals who have overcome unforeseen obstacles during these trying times. We'll explore their personal experience with the COVID-19 pandemic, and what kept them afloat when faced with challenge. Learn what to expect from this season in today's episode!info_outline S5E15 How Ignoring My Body Landed Me on a C-Pap
If we don't hear the little cues from our bodies, the messages get bigger and bigger. I missed signs from my body that I was overstressed and not caring for myself- and it led to a message I couldn't ignore. In today's episode learn the small signs I missed, the messages that had me ignoring my body cues, how it had me literally asleep at the wheel, and then what helped me tune into my body.info_outline S5E14 Whose Voice Is This Anyways?
Sleepy, hungry, thirsty, achy, energized, tense- we're not talking Snow White, we're talking the memos our bodies try to send us all day. There are lots of reasons that we struggle to understand the communication our bodies are giving us, even if it's where we reside. In this episode, I break down some guiding questions to help us understand why we're ignoring our body's requests, so that we can start to be better listeners.info_outline S5E13 Why I Chose Gratitude Over Toxic Positivity
Positivity and optimism are incredibly helpful to our mental and physical health, but there is such a thing as taking it too far. Toxic positivity can impact our ability to grow and heal. In this week's episode, learn why a gratitude practice makes more sense for truly changing our mindsets.info_outline S5E12: Tips for Empaths & HSPs to Navigate the Holidays
Have you ever found yourself stressed, exhausted, or overwhelmed by the holidays? In our environments and our social calendars, there are lots of sneaky energy drains for empaths and highly sensitive people during the holiday season. If we know what to look out for, we can have a plan to make the most of this celebratory season! I'll give you a heads up in this episode.info_outline S5E11: Common Empath/HSP Triggers and 3 Tips to Recover
In order to live our happiest and healthiest lives, we first have to know what's triggering our stress responses. Sometimes, it's not as obvious- especially if your superpowers include heightened sensitivity. In today's episode, I'll break down some of the most common triggers for Empaths and Highly Sensitive People. Stay tuned through the end of the episode, where I'll share 3 of my favorite tips for navigating around Empath/HSP triggers.info_outline S5E10: How Identifying as an Empath/HSP Changed My Mental Health
A great quote Brene Brown posted this week said "Caution: If you trade in your authenticity for being liked, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief." This perfectly summarizes the experience of hiding and misunderstanding my Empath/HSP tendencies. In this week's episode, I'll share my story of learning and accepting this part of my identity, and how that impacted my anxiety, depression, and eating disorder.info_outline S5E9 How to Know if You're an Empath or HSP
Here on Watered Grass, we've explored areas of identity and personality that influence our self-care practices. Sensitivity is a superpower that makes us rock stars for empathy, creating change, and being helpers to ourselves and others. Some of us are more tuned in to the energy of others- but what defines an empath or a highly sensitive person? Tune in to today's episode to find out.info_outline S5E8 How to Slow Down When Life Picks Up the Pace
We've all gotten pulled along by the pace of life at some time or another. Our calendars and to-do lists full, we can start to feel stressed, overwhelmed, and exhausted. I used to fall victim to this regularly, until I learned 3 questions to ask myself to slow down and focus on what matters. Tune into today's episode to learn what they are!info_outline S5E7: How I learned to trust my body and release my to-do list
As someone 1.5 years into Eating Disorder Recovery, my relationship with my body has historically been one of distrust and frustration. I also struggle with anxiety, and that anxiety pushes me be productive and efficient at all times. Learning about menstrual health helped me find more ease with both of these things. Learn how in today's episode.info_outline
If we don't hear the little cues from our bodies, the messages get bigger and bigger. I missed signs from my body that I was overstressed and not caring for myself- and it led to a message I couldn't ignore. In today's episode learn:
- The small signs I missed
- The messages that had me ignoring my body cues
- How it had me literally asleep at the wheel
- What helped me tune into my body.
December 8: Natural Winter Skincare Tips with Sami Jo of Florapothecarie
Battle winter dryness with herbalist and natural skincare maker, Sami Jo Jensen, founder of florapothecarie. Sami makes 100% natural & vegan skincare products, and in this Winter Wellness Workshop, she’ll guide us through a few winter must-haves, tips on staving off colds & dry skin, plus show us how to make our very own body scrubs, sinus-clearing facial steam, and natural “VapoRub” using ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. Register for the live or replay here
Ready to work with your body, instead of against it?
Cycle Celebration is an invitation to step away from punishing routines, slow down the race, and still cross the finish line. Working with your inner cycles and the cycles of the world around us allows us to optimize every day tasks like home cleaning and bill paying, schedule events and meetings with joy, and create space for reflection and rest when we need it most.
We're launching for another round in January 2021, and we're offering some extra TLC this season! Learn more and grab your spot at this link.