Why is it Hard to Receive?

Why is it so hard to receive? This is a question I’ve often asked myself, particularly in my younger mothering years. I found it almost impossible to accept the help of others. My suck-it-up muscle very well toned, the martyr narrative would say “Amanda, you need to do it all. Don’t let anyone see you [...]

Episode #37 // Gifting Experiences (Instead of Stuff) with Sandra Muir

Sandra Muir has been gifting experiences for years. She began this tradition when she realized that her 11 nieces and nephews enjoyed activity gifts much more than toys. In fact, she loved this so much she founded a company that helped adults do just this for the kids and teens in their lives. With the [...]

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Episode #25 // The Full Life Reboot: Exploring WHY You Give

It’s a REBOOT week! Taking moments for gentle reflection has been and continues to be where my greatest ‘aha moments and perception shift have made themselves known. These are the practices that have allowed me to trade busy for full as I build this life I love while I care for those around me. But [...]