Moving to a new country (or to a new state) is one of life's biggest stressors. In addition to all the new adjustments of relocating, I've often been guilty of setting unreasonable expectations for myself about what habits I'll bring with me to a new place, and what habits I'll leave behind forever.
The truth is that when I move, I'm just me in a new place.
Today, my dear friend Caroline (who has just moved back to the US after spending four years in Bulgaria) and I explore:
Our mutual transitions
The myth of the fresh start
Letting go of timeframes for transitions
And how Barack Obama inspired her to create a space that feels like home
Caroline was raised in Maine and spent the last four years teaching English in Bulgaria. She now lives and writes in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
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Today, I sit down with Megan Wildhood, a Seattle-based writer I'm privileged to call a friend.
Our conversation covers:
Developing a healthy relationship to exercise.
Breaking up with perfectionism and learning to trust yourself.
What meditation could look like if you hate meditating.
I felt so seen in Megan's words--I hope you enjoy listening to them!
Insight Timer: www.insighttimer.com
Connect with Megan online at www.meganwildhood.com
Jenna chats with Rachel Corwin, founder of Spruce with Rachel. We discuss:
Taking sustained, imperfect action on the road to successful habit formation
The emotional aspects of consumption culture
Choosing a home for the objects inside of our homes
Habits as fuel to showing up well in all areas of our lives
Actor Liam Callister joined me to share how the habit he’s practiced for the past three years has changed the trajectory of both his life and his career.
The three keys to his successful habit formation.
Falling in love with your process over fixating on results.
Tangible ways to support artists in a socially-distanced world.