nicole bensen

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Last week I led two LIVE sessions of my Ultimate Vision Board workshop, and I received some ULTIMATE feedback. Check it out!

Last weekend my husband, three kids, and I had a little staycation in Half Moon Bay to celebrate my birthday. It was filled with beach walks and lots of food. We had the 2-hour brunch experience at Navio at the Ritz Carlton; let me know if you want to see some of the dishes. Isn’t […]

Take a moment to write a love letter to yourself – from the January 2024 version of you. What will you be celebrating?

Have you heard of Guided Meditation? Block your calendar for 15 minutes and give yourself the gift of connection.

Mental health tools that work when you’re having a rough day at the office or an unplanned c-section (or anything in between)

“I will be kind to myself by [Fill in the blank].”  Ideas: Saying no to something I don’t want to do. Taking a nap. Taking a bath. Going for a walk.  That’s your idea for week 5 of the 10-week Fall Joy List. (In case you missed last week’s “30-second fall meditation” I recorded a soothing video […]

It’s week 4 of the 10-week Fall Joy List, and today’s prompt falls in the “so, so, ridiculously-easy” designation. It takes all of 30 seconds. Ready for it? 1. Sit or lay in a comfortable position and close your eyes. 2. Take a deep breath in and out, and think about the smell of a freshly-baked […]