I was aching for a day of COVID quarantine. And then this happened...

I was aching for a day of COVID quarantine. And then this happened…

Emily Colwell Anxiety, Back to School, Inner Peace, Micro-Moment Reset, Mindfulness, Stress Leave a Comment

“Guys, do you know what I would give to have just ONE day of COVID quarantine again?!” That’s exactly what I said to a bunch of parents on the sidelines of my younger daughter’s soccer practice last week. What I didn’t know was that my oldest daughter would be diagnosed with COVID the very next day. And her sister two days later.

What If It Turns Out We CAN Choose Ease More Often Than We Believe?

What If It Turns Out We CAN Choose Ease More Often Than We Believe?

Emily Colwell Anxiety, Back to School, Inner Peace, Micro-Moment Reset, Mindfulness, Stress Leave a Comment

I’ll bet certain experiences quickly take you far away from ease. In those moments, it’s like a different part of you takes over, convincing you there’s only one way to handle the situation and there’s no choice but for it to be difficult, right? But what if it turns out we CAN choose ease more often than we believe?

How to Ditch the ‘Shoulds’ in Your Life

How to Ditch the ‘Shoulds’ in Your Life

Emily Colwell Fear of the Unknown, Inner Peace, Mindfulness Leave a Comment

Can you feel how ‘shoulds’ shut you down? They cut you off from letting yourself dream bigger or beyond where you are. They convince you that it’s not ok to have what you want or to follow the trail of nudges guiding you to new aspects of you. They inhibit your connection with your Inner Compass, leaving your focus dependent upon outside expectations for your life.

How to Ditch the ‘Shoulds’ in Your Life

How to Survive Politically-Triggered Anxiety and Fear

Emily Colwell Inner Peace, mental health support, Mindfulness Leave a Comment

Here we are in The Year of Endless Unknowns, facing yet more uncertainty, anxiety and fear following the recent death of RBG and the approaching US election. Our thinking minds are forever convinced that they can think their way out of the fear or find ways to make the anxiety go away. Yet this is THE hardest way to find relief from the discomfort that accompanies this anxiety and fear.