The following is a collaboration piece with some sound advice on getting out and active this Spring, especially when certain factors may try to bring you down. Spring is here, and summer is just around the corner. For most of us this means that we get a lot more active and social, shrugging off the… Continue reading Don’t Let These 3 Factors Hinder Your Outdoor Activity This Spring
The following is a collaboration piece with some great, simple tips on how to handle stress. Life is good. Life has things like rainbows and sunny days and colorful flowers and children’s laughter and unicorns, all of which add to the fact life is incredible. But that doesn’t mean it is perfect. Nothing is. But… Continue reading Simple stress busters
If you've been following me for awhile, you know I'm all about some self-care! If you're new- Hi! I'm Alison, and I NEED, CRAVE, DESIRE self-care to keep my sanity. Being a mommy to three little crazies, working on an (accelerated) master's degree, and being in single-mom-mode more often than I'd like pretty much requires… Continue reading Self-care: My six favorite at-home indulgences
"I wish I had your motivation!" "How do you stay so motivated?" "I have no motivation, but I wish I did!" I hear these words A LOT from friends and followers. Many folks feel like they've missed the motivation train and simply wait and wait for the next train to arrive. However, I'm here to tell… Continue reading Finding motivation: 5 ways to make it happen!
Towards the end of last year, I realized I was ready to amp up my recovery game by making more connections... in-person. As someone who struggles a great deal with social anxiety, I knew this was a demon I was not only ready to face but to punch in-the-face. Drinking and anxiety always went hand-in-hand for… Continue reading Kicking social anxiety to the curb: my experience at the She Recovers Sacred Pause Saturday