Taking A New Path

Allison Nazarian Health, Living Life, Real Life

Lately I have been going out of my way to go out of my way. Going straight when I usually turn right. Saying “yes” to something I may have said “no” to the past eight times in a row. Eating meat for breakfast (that’s a whole other story…). Deciding to laugh instead of be annoyed when my daughter’s plans change …

One Little Thing

Allison Nazarian Healing, Health, Inspiration

You cannot do everything today.  Period. You cannot finish it all. You cannot be everything to everyone. And despite what you expect from yourself, you cannot go at a super-human pace without taking a breath. Not today, and probably not tomorrow, either. But you can do one thing today. And then one thing after that, and again after that. One …

Radical Rest

Allison Nazarian Healing, Health, Real Life

Most of us do not rest enough. Most of us need more rest. And by “rest,” I mean more than your standard 8-hours-of-sleep. I mean rest. Quiet. Stoppage. Retreating within. Unfortunately, our days, our reputations, our self-worth is in many ways based upon how much we can do and get done, how well we plow through our to-dos, how consistently …

Choosy Moms Don’t Choose BK

Allison Nazarian Health, The Life of Allison, There, I Said It

Last night, I had three kids (my 2 + Kid 2’s BFF) and few dinner options. I am usually super-organized ahead of time as far as dinner, snacks and the like. Last night, I wasn’t. Kid 2 also informed me that we needed to go to the library for an emergency book she forgot all about until the last minute. …