The One Question You Should Ask Yourself Every Day

The One Question You Should Ask Yourself Every Day

Yesterday, during my morning meditation practice, I set an intention to love myself. I’ve written before about what it means to love yourself, but essentially it means to show up for yourself and serve your own needs. Self-love is hard for a lot of us, even me. We associate serving our own needs with selfishness, which we’ve been told is bad…

12 Tips for Falling Asleep Faster

12 Tips for Falling Asleep Faster

I’ve struggled with occasional insomnia for years, but, fortunately, have found some strategies to help me cope with the madness. Some are conventional sleep wisdom and others are more along the lines of unconventional Melissa wisdom, but all of them help me fall asleep faster when my anxious mind and busy body are keeping me awake.

Love Is A Verb

Love Is A Verb

I sometimes lament to my husband about how I wish my dog knew how much I loved him. My husband always responds with, “He does. You feed him.” And that couldn’t be more true. My dog has no concept of the word love, but he has a concept of…