All posts by Lauren Meers

How to Swim Out of the Storm When Life Is Drowning You

How to Swim Out of the Storm When Life Is Drowning You

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I am struggling to get air into my burning lungs. I can see firm ground in the distance — but it’s just out of reach. A wave of panic starts in my gut, rolling up my spine — I might not get through this.

No, this isn’t a new extreme workout I’m floundering through or a flashback to water polo in high school PE class.…

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6 Easy Ways to Get a Big Green Scoop of Nature Into Your Life

6 Easy Ways to Get a Big Green Scoop of Nature Into Your Life

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We were standing on a dirt trail in the middle of pristine oak woodlands that gave way to rolling golden hills stretching down to the Pacific Ocean. I was lead hike docent that morning, and we paused in the shade for the group to snap a photo, and I stared out at the ocean.

“Dude, you can’t see anything man-made anywhere from here!” one hiker murmured to his friend.…

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A 90-Minute Nightly Routine That Will Make You a Rockstar Tomorrow

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I plan ahead because it is my disaster-preparedness approach to setting myself up for a positive day. I started to plan ahead because I could no longer stand the disorganized chaos my life had become.

I spent much of the past decade in a chronic state of rushing and reaction. Not only was I exhausted and unhappy, I felt like I was existing in the shadow of my life, constantly chasing moments I could never catch up to or fully enjoy.…

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