b quiet: the quiet scared me

b quiet: the quiet scared me

The quiet terrified me so I tried to outrun it, even outpace it, with busyness. Being still meant an open invitation to my bullying thoughts and berating self-judgement. Being quiet actually meant being drowned in th ...

Reactivity is a habit that can be broken

Planning our day is a lost art; reactivity is the norm. We dodge, weave and tackle what is hurled at us each morning as soon as we enter the office. Each claim on our time is deemed necessary by someone else, so our ...

Interview with Carrie Majewski, Women in Leadership Nexus

Katie, for our readers who are new to your work, can you tell us about bnourished and what made you start your company? In 2010, I founded to honor a vow. When I healed myself from the disease of busyness and the accomp ...

Remember to bring you on vacation

Ahhh... vacation. We’ve earned it. The long hours, daunting projects, and tedious tasks at work and home left behind. Pleasure awaits. No responsibility. The cocktails, dinners, local delicacies are a given. It is what ...

Overwhelm

“Overwhelmed”. It’s a word I hear almost daily in my coaching practice. Heck, it’s a word I uttered daily to describe my internal chaos. Overwhelm is “too muchness”. Too many thoughts. Too many shoulds. Too m ...

Habits – Don’t wait until you feel like it

I want to meditate. Actually, most times I do not want to meditate. I want the benefits of meditation which are vast and well-documented. The days I actually want to meditate just to meditate are days that yawn before me ...

Self-neglect is selfish

Many of us wake up with tasks swirling in our heads before our feet hit the floor. Rush replaces reason and we lose ourselves in doing. Actually more likely overdoing, especially in the service to others, their prior ...

Katie on the Rhode Show

The holistic health coach Katie McDonald of bnourished joined Rhode Show kitchen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMUbq701VdI ...

One word. One year.

Information is no longer reserved for the privileged few. We are drowning in details, facts, figures, data, and opportunities Anything we want to know can be googled in a matter of seconds. Lectures, invitations, sem ...