It’s time for a reframe.

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This article is cross-posted from my weekly newsletter, The Sunday Soother, a newsletter about clarity, intention, and useful tips for creating more meaning in your life that goes out every Sunday morning. Subscribe here. I am also a coach who works with sensitive people so they can stop second-guessing, make decisions confidently and live the life they’ve always dreamed of. You can learn more about working with me here.

It’s time for a to-do list reframe.

I’ve been writing about some heavy topics the last few weeks; struggling with my sense of self-trust; my inner child; and today, I was going to…


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Connecting with your inner child

This article is cross-posted from my weekly newsletter, The Sunday Soother, a newsletter about clarity, intention, and useful tips for creating more meaning in your life that goes out every Sunday morning. Subscribe here. I am also a coach who works with sensitive people so they can stop second-guessing, make decisions confidently and live the life they’ve always dreamed of. You can learn more about working with me here.

I tentatively wrote “LC” down in the margins of my journal the other morning.

The “LC” stood for Little Catherine, and I was trying, awkwardly, to get in touch with my inner child.

You see, I woke up sullen on…


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This article is cross-posted from my weekly newsletter, The Sunday Soother, a newsletter about clarity, intention, and useful tips for creating more meaning in your life that goes out every Sunday morning. Subscribe here. I am also a coach who works with sensitive people so they can stop second-guessing, make decisions confidently and live the life they’ve always dreamed of. You can learn more about working with me here.

What does it feel like to trust?

I trust so few things in my life.

I would like to trust more.

This was the thought I had knocking around my head as I took an Amtrak train down…


And what does it take to get better?

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This article is cross-posted from my weekly newsletter, The Sunday Soother, a newsletter about clarity, intention, and useful tips for creating more meaning in your life that goes out every Sunday morning. Subscribe here. I am also a coach who works with sensitive people so they can stop second-guessing, make decisions confidently and live the life they’ve always dreamed of. You can learn more about working with me here.

How can we get better at grieving?

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Happy Valentine’s Day I’m here to talk about grief and loss!!!


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How do I know I’ve done enough? That I am enough? That this is enough?

This article is cross-posted from my weekly newsletter, The Sunday Soother, a newsletter about clarity, intention, and useful tips for creating more meaning in your life that goes out every Sunday morning. Subscribe here. I am also a coach who works with sensitive people so they can stop second-guessing, make decisions confidently and live the life they’ve always dreamed of. You can learn more about working with me here.

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These were the questions that started pinging…


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This article is cross-posted from my weekly newsletter, The Sunday Soother, a newsletter about clarity, intention, and useful tips for creating more meaning in your life that goes out every Sunday morning. Subscribe here. I am also a coach who works with sensitive people so they can stop second-guessing, make decisions confidently and live the life they’ve always dreamed of. You can learn more about working with me here.

I turned 41 earlier this month.

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Earlier this January, I turned 41.

Three years ago, at age 38, I started The Sunday Soother newsletter.

Two years ago, at…


It sounds grim, but asking yourself the question can be liberating

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When X, then Y. When X, then Y. When X, then Y. We repeat this formula ad nauseam.

“When he’s impeached, I’ll stop doomscrolling.”

“When the kids go back to school, I’ll finally focus on this creative project.”

“When I’m able to see my friends in person, I’ll stop feeling so isolated.”

We spend a lot of time dreaming about the arrival of some specific future that would surely, definitely change everything for us… won’t it? During the Trump era, I kept imagining the day he was out of office so that things could finally begin to shift in my…


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And where did I learn to equate going it alone with virtue?

This article is cross-posted from my weekly newsletter, The Sunday Soother, a newsletter about clarity, intention, and useful tips for creating more meaning in your life that goes out every Sunday morning. Subscribe here. I am also a coach who works with sensitive people so they can stop second-guessing, make decisions confidently and live the life they’ve always dreamed of. You can learn more about working with me here.

You can listen to this essay as audio here

Happy Sunday, Soothers. I had been torn lately on what…


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This article is cross-posted from my weekly newsletter, The Sunday Soother, a newsletter about clarity, intention, and useful tips for creating more meaning in your life that goes out every Sunday morning. Subscribe here. I am also a coach who works with sensitive people so they can stop second-guessing, make decisions confidently and live the life they’ve always dreamed of. You can learn more about working with me here.

The human experience is one of being, not of fixing.

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Happy Sunday, Soothers, and happy new year. As per usual, a lot is going on, with 2021 kicking things off with an…


In the liminal space

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Happy Sunday, Soothers. This is normally the time I’d be sharing an intentional gift guide with you, or my process to reflect and plan an intentional year, but, uh… yeah. Don’t feel like those quite hit the right notes, right now. (Though you can still access past versions of those if they are something you need! Review process; how to give thoughtfully)

The topics and routines and end-of-year reflections I often write about or offer just seem a bit silly, given that we’re in this very strange…

Catherine Andrews

Teaching awakening + healing through vulnerability + self-compassion. Finding hope in a messy world. Author of the Sunday Soother. http://catherinedandrews.com

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