How to Self-Care While Traveling & Learn From Your Body’s Breaking Points

Have you ever experienced a breaking point? Where, no matter how hard you tried to avoid it, your body/mind/spirit wouldn’t allow you continue down the path of stress and anxiety you were on? The path of avoidance and resistance? Where you were forced on your back to stare at the ceiling and attend to your […]

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7 Steps for Relief During & After a Panic Attack

If you’ve ever experienced a panic attack, you know you would do anything to make it stop. Two days ago I had my first one in seven years, and it was awful. They can be confusing – you may not know what caused it, or have a hunch but not be totally sure. You may […]

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Cure-ated Care & Contemplation: August 14, 2018

Namaste & welcome to another installment of cure-ated care & contemplation – my weekly round-up of self-care and contemplative resources.. this time on Tuesday. Self Care: Commutescape, Push-Pinch Away Your Discomfort, & a Check-List Turn your dreary morning commute into your solo self-care escape. Chances are, unless you work from home, you have a commute. […]

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This is not a self-help blog, and you are not broken.

I didn’t start Luminous Leanings to sell you a product forged in the fires of never-good-enough. I don’t have anything to give you that you don’t already have inside of you. There is nothing new here, no new magical formula or elixir that will cure your human condition. I have simply begun to realize how […]

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Cure-ated Care & Contemplation: August 5, 2018

Namaste & welcome to another installment of cure-ated care & contemplation – my weekly round-up of self-care and contemplative resources. Self Care: Ditch your goals for your core desired feelings & hold your fingers to regulate and ground. Stop goal-setting and start desire mapping! So often we feel crummy as a result of setting goals […]

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Cure-ated Care & Contemplation: July 29, 2018

Namaste & welcome to another installment of cure-ated care & contemplation – my weekly round-up of self-care and contemplative resources. Self Care: Keep a gratitude journal & try a walking meditation. In light of these 7 benefits of gratitude, why wouldn’t you journal? Did you know gratitude can help improve your sleep, improve your psychological […]

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