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Everything Feels More Alive: Guided Meditation (5 Minutes)

Everything Feels More Alive: Guided Meditation (5 Minutes)

In this 5-minute guided meditation, you begin at a swimming pool, tropical plants thick and tall all around. Use the recording or, if you’re leading a meditation, you can read it yourself using the transcript below. Everything Feels More Alive Close your eyes and relax. […]

I Don’t Look Young Anymore: Worry Journal Exercise

I Don’t Look Young Anymore: Worry Journal Exercise

People have been telling me for a long time that I look young for my age, but that means something a lot different when you’re 35 and look 27 than when you’re 43 and look 38. Besides, who’s to say what 38 looks like when […]

Trusting Him With What I Really Look Like

Trusting Him With What I Really Look Like

I can’t say I’m surprised it’s taken me this long to get this point because, honestly, I never believed it would happen at all. As ridiculous as it sounds now, I thought I would always try and hide what I really look like from the […]

Boyce Thompson Arboretum: Nature Walk

Boyce Thompson Arboretum: Nature Walk

On Christmas Eve, my family and I went for a 1.5-mile hike in the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, a 392-acre botanical garden in Superior, Arizona. There weren’t many people on the trail, so most of the time it felt like we had the place to ourselves […]

The Sun Is You Are One: Guided Meditation (4 Minutes)

The Sun Is You Are One: Guided Meditation (4 Minutes)

In this 4-minute guided meditation, you begin resting peacefully on a smooth, flat rock…on a lush, green mountaintop. Use the recording or, if you’re leading a meditation, you can read it yourself using the transcript below. The Sun Is You Are One Close your eyes. […]

I Spend Too Much Time Worrying About the Way I Look: Worry Journal Exercise

I Spend Too Much Time Worrying About the Way I Look: Worry Journal Exercise

Where does the time go? The things I really care about (but am not accomplishing) want to know. In light of the essay, Beautiful On Purpose, worrying about the way I look is one likely suspect – spending too much time not only trying to make […]

Beautiful on Purpose

Beautiful on Purpose

When I think about my life’s purpose, I cannot say with any certainty what I was put here to do, but I am positive of at least one thing – it has nothing to do with looking pretty. You wouldn’t know that, though, considering all […]

Plenty Woman in 2016

Plenty Woman in 2016

Welcome to the New Year! I hope you’ll want to spend some of your time here in 2016. As you can read all about, Plenty Woman is a website for women ready to believe we are everything anxiety says we’re not: Beautiful. Lovable. Powerful. Important. Smart. […]