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Summer of Self

Summer is my very favorite season. 

Truth be told I’ve been struggling a lot this year. There’s been a lot of highs and lows for me and I’ve felt a bit wobbly this year. 

I decided to use the summer to give me a chance to do a hard reset and uplevel my mental health. If you want to hear all of my tips be sure to listen to the podcast episode or join Radical Transformation Academy to get access to workshop and workbook.


Seasonal Fresh Start

I love the idea of using the seasons to signify a time to start fresh and create new goals and intentions. My favorite holiday is New Year’s Eve because I love making resolutions for the year. 

It’s such a beautiful and hopeful time and I love dreaming about the year ahead. 

I decided to start doing this quarterly instead of only once a year. I found that setting resolutions yearly doesn’t really work for me. It gives me too much time to procrastinate and doesn’t create enough urgency to motivate me to get stuff done.

I’ve found that 90-day goals work best for me and I love the idea of setting new intentions with each season. 

I decided I was going to make this summer the Summer of Self and it was time for me to have a fresh start. You can listen to the podcast episode to hear more about my process for giving myself a fresh start.

Set Intentions

The summer for me is about connecting back into my purpose and spirituality. I’ve been feeling really robotic and checked out over the last few months. 

I want too use the Summer of Self to help me start living more intentionally and not spend so much time checking out and going through the motions. You can set any intentions you want for your Summer of Self but mine are to start a spiritual morning practice, infuse gratitude into annoying tasks and to take excellent care of myself.

When you’re coming up with your intentions think about where you want to be at the end of the year and what you need to start doing now to get there. 

Summer marks the end of the first half of the year so it’s the perfect time to check in on your yearly goals and ask yourself how you’re doing and where you need to adjust your habits.


Let’s face it, life can be really freaking boring if we let it. 

One of the best ways I’ve found to infuse positive energy into the daily grind is to make more time to celebrate.

What is going good in your life?

Who are you thankful for?

What can you celebrate during your Summer of Self? 

Looking for reasons to celebrate trains your brain to look for the positive aspects of your life instead of always focusing on what is going wrong.

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