The Burnout Myths That Are Sucking the Life Out of Us

The Burnout Myths That Are Sucking the Life Out of Us

Sometime ago, my life ran out of space to the point I felt like I couldn’t breathe, and it took me a long time to realize I wasn’t alone. Living without whitespace for extended periods of time is a fast-track to burnout. So, why don’t we see it? I think we’ve believed some serious myths, and they’re blinding us. Here’s some tips for self-reflection and gut-level honesty […]

How I'm Learning to Love My 35-Year-Old Body

How I'm Learning to Love My 35-Year-Old Body

This photo promptly landed itself in the "never share publicly" category because of that extra roll of flesh hanging over my pants in the front (that you may not have even noticed until I pointed it out). Ladies, why do we pick ourselves apart? We are better than this. I've made a lot of room for negativity when it comes to body image. I’ve been trying to “fix” myself for about as long as I can remember. It's time to re-write the messages I'm believing about myself! And honestly, the stakes couldn't be higher [...]

The Real Truth About Writing a Book: "Perfect" Never Comes

The Real Truth About Writing a Book: "Perfect" Never Comes

“Meredith, where have the new blog posts been?” Well, that’s a good question. About a year ago, I considered two ideas that had been swirling around my heart and mind quite some time: grad school and writing a book. The book won. Even though I kept waiting for everything to be perfect: perfect words. Perfect concept. Perfect platform. Perfect timing. But as we all know: “perfect” doesn’t exist. And here we are. One year later….