S5E14 Whose Voice Is This Anyways?

Sleepy, hungry, thirsty, achy, energized, tense- we’re not talking Snow White, we’re talking the memos our bodies try to send us all day. There are lots of reasons that we struggle to understand the communication our bodies are giving us, even if it’s where we reside. Especially around the holidays, our signals can get mixedContinue reading “S5E14 Whose Voice Is This Anyways?”

S5E13 Why I Chose Gratitude Over Toxic Positivity

Positivity and optimism are incredibly helpful to our mental and physical health, but there is such a thing as taking it too far. Toxic positivity can impact our ability to grow and heal. In this week’s episode, learn why a gratitude practice makes more sense for truly changing our mindsets. November 17: Developing a DailyContinue reading “S5E13 Why I Chose Gratitude Over Toxic Positivity”

S5E12: Tips for Empaths & HSPs to Navigate the Holidays

Have you ever found yourself stressed, exhausted, or overwhelmed by the holidays?  In our environments and our social calendars, there are lots of sneaky energy drains for empaths and highly sensitive people during the holiday season.  If we know what to look out for, we can have a plan to make the most of thisContinue reading “S5E12: Tips for Empaths & HSPs to Navigate the Holidays”

S5E11: Common Empath/HSP Triggers and 3 Tips to Recover

In order to live our happiest and healthiest lives, we first have to know what’s triggering our stress responses.  Sometimes, it’s not as obvious- especially if your superpowers include heightened sensitivity.  In today’s episode, I’ll break down some of the most common triggers for Empaths and Highly Sensitive People.  Stay tuned through the end ofContinue reading “S5E11: Common Empath/HSP Triggers and 3 Tips to Recover”

S5E10: How Identifying as an Empath/HSP Changed My Mental Health

A great quote Brene Brown posted this week said “Caution: If you trade in your authenticity for being liked, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.” This perfectly summarizes the experience of hiding and misunderstanding my Empath/HSP tendencies. In this week’s episode, I’ll share my story of learningContinue reading “S5E10: How Identifying as an Empath/HSP Changed My Mental Health”

S5E9 How to Know if You’re an Empath or HSP

Here on Watered Grass, we’ve explored areas of identity and personality that influence our self-care practices. Sensitivity is a superpower that makes us rock stars for empathy, creating change, and being helpers to ourselves and others. Some of us are more tuned in to the energy of others- but what defines an empath or aContinue reading “S5E9 How to Know if You’re an Empath or HSP”

S5E8 How to Slow Down When Life Picks Up the Pace

We’ve all gotten pulled along by the pace of life at some time or another.  Our calendars and to-do lists full, we can start to feel stressed, overwhelmed, and exhausted.  I used to fall victim to this regularly, until I learned 3 questions to ask myself to slow down and focus on what matters.  TuneContinue reading “S5E8 How to Slow Down When Life Picks Up the Pace”

S5E7: How I learned to trust my body and release my to-do list

As someone 1.5 years into Eating Disorder Recovery, my relationship with my body has historically been one of distrust and frustration.  I also struggle with anxiety, and that anxiety pushes me be productive and efficient at all times.  Learning about menstrual health helped me find more ease with both of these things.  Learn how inContinue reading “S5E7: How I learned to trust my body and release my to-do list”

S5E6: What Mental Health and Menstrual Health Have in Common

You may be curious why this podcast, which is about self-care and mental health, has had so much talk about menstrual health.  The mental and menstrual health have A LOT in common, and much of it has to do with the backstories and how they’re taught to us! Tune in to learn more. Ready toContinue reading “S5E6: What Mental Health and Menstrual Health Have in Common”

S5E5: Back to School Special- Classes vs. Coaching

In the wellness world, there are tons of catch phrases. Masterclass, coaching, and workshops can all sound like they deliver the same thing, but each experience is a little different. So what’s the difference, and how do we decide? It’s all a matter of our personality and commitment-style. Tune into this episode to learn what’sContinue reading “S5E5: Back to School Special- Classes vs. Coaching”