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I remember  the feeling like it was yesterday. My husband and I, wide-eyed newlyweds with a spirit for adventure, checked our bags and triple-checked our paperwork. In a short time, we would be taxiing the runway at O’Hare, headed over the Atlantic on our honeymoon where we would immerse ourselves in the local culture by road-tripping through Germany, France, Italy, and Switzerland.

What began as a trip destined for romance and wanderlust turned into my first taste of complete freedom and total relaxation. Somewhere between the coast of Italy and the mountains of Germany, I sank into the passenger seat and realized that this was the first time – ever – in my adult life where I gave myself permission to be fully present. No itinerary to blast through. No diet to adhere to. No devices to mindlessly scroll through. I threw rigid expectations and hyper-vigilant habits to the wind in favor of embracing an entirely foreign new pace of life, if only for these next two weeks.

This trip was the first time I’d ever seen such lush backdrops and scenic drives, but it was also the first time I’d witnessed myself in my own element. I was experiencing my true self for the first time, stripped of the need to push, power through, and prove something; to do more; to reach and strive for that elusive image of ‘better’ I had promised myself was waiting for me. Like the locals we met through our travels, I began developing intentional habits that re-routed me back to what I had lost in the hot pursuit of what I told myself I needed to be all along. I began savoring my food, indulging when it felt right. I found myself breathing more deeply, slowing down the never-ending wheel of anxious thought patterns that kept me feeling frantic back home. Counterintuitively, everything that I had resisted stateside was everything I needed to realize my true potential for being, not doing.

What felt like freedom was actually an escape from my own expectations, my first real exhale, and the first steps towards evangelizing the same liberation I experienced overseas.

I bet you know exactly what it feels like to chase and be chased by “perfect”. It’s motivating and soul-crushing all at once, a strict form of piety that keeps you feeling hungry, scarce, and small. If you just cross one more thing off your list, add one more bullet to your resume, or say ‘no’ to one more indulgence, you’ll finally reach blissful alignment, expansion, enlightenment. When the feeling never follows? You deem yourself defective somehow, and set new goals to aim higher than before, determined to achieve what’s just out of reach. It’s cyclical and it’s damaging to our minds, our bodies, and our relationships.

Now, more than ever, women are dominating the field at home and at work. While we’re finding ourselves in new positions of power…we’re also making ourselves less of a priority. We close the sale, but we forget to eat breakfast. We stay up all night to meet deadlines, but shrug off our own need to sleep. After all, what is success if it isn’t earned running ourselves ragged?

You can find a path to success that doesn’t take a toll on your health and happiness along the way. I’ve done it myself. I can show you how, too.

Since the trip-that-changed-everything, I’ve returned home determined to help women escape the feelings of perfection, anxiety, and obsessive thinking that I knew too well. As a Certified Holistic Health Coach (CHHC) and life coach, I teach sustainable strategies for investing in rest, healing, and long-term health, guiding women towards the balance between success and self-care – and helping them protect that balance no matter how unpredictable or chaotic life may get.

Let caring for yourself be a choice, not a chore.

Learning how to give yourself what you need, when you need it, knowing exactly why you need it is easier than you think. My FREE guide is packed with expert tools, tips, and resources to help you become more self-aware...so you can define your own version of self-care.

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Even though I believe it’s important to practice gratitude everyday...I’m especially grateful this Thanksgiving. I’m thankful for my ability to love and be loved. I’m thankful for family as it continues to grow. I’m thankful for friendships, old and new. For my health and the opportunity to serve others as I continue on this journey as a life coach. What are you grateful for? I’d love to hear🧡
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With endless Instagram feeds, self-help books, and fitness commercials telling you what you need to do be, or buy to become “the better you”, it’s no wonder why you’ve been feeling like you just can’t get to where you “should be”.
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It’s no wonder why you’ve begun to convince yourself that you’ll never be enough. But guess what? Living your life from that toxic place of “never enough” ends here. Right here, right now, you’re going to let that shit go.
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Next Tuesday I am giving you my 5 tips to conquer your fear of feeling 'Less Than'. Because we ALL deserve to feel worthy and loved! And if you aren't part of the tribe yet, you can sign up by clicking the link in my bio👆🏼
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Hi! It's been awhile and I'm due for a Friday introduction! I'm Drew Elizabeth. My hubs and I just moved into our first home in the Chicago burbs. Most days you can find me curled up on the couch with our 3 dogs, my laptop and an iced decaf almond milk latte.
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I love serving the world by being honest and open about my own struggles with health, perfection, and anxiety and using my experiences to help other women in the same boat.
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I am mostly known as an ambitious and dynamic ambivert. I can push myself too hard and if I'm not careful my fear of failure will rear its ugly head.
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The things I am most passionate about in life are animals, music that ignites the soul, breakfast food (specifically biscuits + gravy), traveling the world, wearing pajamas all day, living a life on my own terms, and changing the way women think about abundance, success, and self-worth.
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“The world is made up of shades of grey. It is made up of colors like azure and coral and emerald and marigold. But it insists on painting everything black and white and fitting into boxes that it understands. Do not do that to yourself. Paint your personality a million different colors. Leave them scratching their heads, unsure of how to handle the magic that you are.”
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Are you challenging and stretching enough? I don’t mean arm overhead bend to the left stretch...😉Staying complacent can be comfortable but it will also keep you from growing. Are you living up to your fullest potential? Because I KNOW you have it in you! What is one challenging action you can take this week to move you towards your goal? I'd love to hear!👇🏼