A Hopeful Valentine’s Day

What if Valentine's Day finds you with a bleeding heart? Take hope, darling. // leesirwin.com

When Valentine’s Day rolls around, I try to avoid the drugstore. Sometimes I just can’t muster the energy for hearts and roses. The candy is noxious (sorry, conversation hearts). The hot-pink stuffed bears are mildly disturbing. Worst of all, the chocolate is sub-par! That’s where I absolutely must draw the line. 🙂 Love is a wonderful thing, but the cellophane-wrapped declarations of adoration come nothing close to it. And this year,…

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How I Fly Across the Country and Show Up Sane (Some of My Best Healthy Travel Tips)

Travel destinations are delightful, but getting there comes with a high price to your health. Here's my top healthy travel tips for arriving sniffle-free! // leesirwin.com

Travel destinations can be delightful, but getting there can come with a high price to your health. The literal experience of “getting away” exposes your poor body to a multitude of germs, bad sleep opportunities, time zone trials, and over-processed air. I’m fortunate to travel frequently – this year I’m planning multiple trips to California and Costa Rica, and up to New York to visit family. I’m excited, of course,…

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Reflecting on 2015: Finding My Way

It’s been a quiet month around here… well, on the outside at least! On the outside, I’ve been cozying up in front of the fire and drinking as much tea as possible. But inside, I’m feeling the stirrings of energy again. I have new ideas – new thoughts and ways of thinking. New strength and new resolve. Reflecting on the past year has played a big part of this. The further…

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What Happens When You Reach Out + A Gift

Yesterday was amazing! I took a risk and got pretty darn honest this week. I revealed some struggles I’m having in this new year, and I invited you to come with me as I work through them. Wow, was I overwhelmed with the response! The love came from all directions – women filled my feeds and inbox with sweetness for hours:   “Your post could not be timed any better…I’m…

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Why I’m NOT Conquering the World in 2016 (and 3 Reasons Why You Should Join Me!)

I gotta be honest, ladies. 2015 was a wild ride. I mean that in the full sense of bucking-bronco, I-might-actually-not-make-it-through-this-one kind of ride. As a coach, I spend my days encouraging people to reach their fullest potential. I walk them through their challenges and celebrate their successes when they win the day. I try to follow my own advice… but when 2015 ended, I felt completely exhausted. Burnt out. Empty. Can anyone here relate?  …

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