Word of the Week: Forgiveness Life Lesson: Notes From Camp 003 (our Dear Abby/Dear Sugar advice column: accepting applications here) Dear Elizabeth, Four years ago, I unexpectedly was invited to attend a recruiting event in San Francisco for a company in which I was interested. I was ecstatic, but was in school and was told […]

Notes From Camp

January 13, 2020

Monday Vibes: An Unpopular Opinion on Forgiveness

Word of the Week: Gentle Life Lesson: Notes from Camp 002 (our Dear Abby/Dear Sugar-style advice column) Dear Elizabeth, My manager told me that others were talking about me negatively behind my back (around me being late for a meeting). Overall, I’ve been really successful in my role and have heard nothing but positive feedback. I like […]

Notes From Camp

December 23, 2019

Monday Vibes: The Secret to Moving Through Shame

Word of the Week: Spirituality Life Lesson: (Introducing what I hope is the first of many Notes From Camp, our Dear Abby/Dear Sugar-style advice column!) Dear Elizabeth, This is an amazing new Forum! Here’s what’s tugging at my heart and soul: I’m going through another (I’ve had many) full-blown existential crisis: Nietzsche style…I’m despairing over the […]

Notes From Camp

November 11, 2019

Monday Vibes: Deep Questions on the Spiritual Path

Word of the Week: Inner WisdomLife Lesson: When I sit down to write this newsletter, sometimes I have zero ideas and sometimes I have so many ideas I don’t know what to do with. How do I eventually decide what to write? I draw a tarot card! For those of you who are thinking “Wow, […]

Navigating Your Path, Notes From Camp

October 28, 2019

Monday Vibes: My #1 Secret to Decision-Making

Word of the Week: FlowLife Lesson: I have a confession: I wrote the last five Monday Vibes emails back in July. I was feeling particularly creative (which tends to happen to me when I am on my period) so I decided to put everything else aside and knock out all of my newsletters for the month of August […]

Notes From Camp, Tips + Tools

September 3, 2019

Monday Vibes: How To Find Your Creative Flow

My husband and I just got back from a vacation in Maine, where we spent a few glorious days hiking in Acadia National Park. We ate lobster rolls, searched tidepools, and took naps on the ocean rocks like the nearby seals. The best part? There was no service. Without the constant flood of emails, text […]

Navigating Your Path, Notes From Camp

August 19, 2019

How Quality Time With Your Partner Improves Your Mental Health

Word of the Week: FriendshipLife Lesson: I’ve spent a lot of time and energy these last few years exploring the nature of my friendships. Which friends make me feel like the best version of me? Which friends make me feel small? Which friends do I feel most relaxed with? Which friends make me feel drained? Which […]

Navigating Your Path, Notes From Camp

June 17, 2019

Monday Vibes: Realities of Outgrowing Friendships

Word of the Week: LaughterLife Lesson: Laughing is one of my favorite parts about being alive. It fuels me in ways that nothing else does. I consciously surround myself with people who make me laugh. My partner. My friends. My clients. Even my therapist. The unifying thread with all the relationships I hold near and dear is […]

Navigating Your Path, Notes From Camp

June 10, 2019

Monday Vibes: Life Doesn’t Need to be so Serious

Word of the Week: Ease Life Lesson: Lately, I’ve been finding it annoying when someone compliments me for being hard-working. Yes, I am driven. Yes, I am determined. Yes, I am extremely passionate. But these are different qualities than hard-working. I’ve lived my whole life thinking hard work was the only path to success. My identity was so […]

Goal Setting + Getting, Navigating Your Path, Notes From Camp

June 3, 2019

Monday Vibes: We Gotta Stop Praising Hard Work

Word of the Week: Self-CompassionLife Lesson: As an empath, big groups can feel overwhelming to me. Even though I love people, I have a hard time managing all the energy when I am in a group. This is one of the reasons I gave up drinking in 2018. I noticed that big social gatherings often felt […]

Navigating Your Path, Notes From Camp, Tips + Tools

May 27, 2019

Monday Vibes: I was hungover for 5 days

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