Episode 40: Loving Yourself at the Holidays

Show Notes: Talking Points: Unhooking ourselves from the expectations of others; the lowest common denominator for joy; imagining our ideal holidays; taking care of ourselves. A great big thank you to Seven Productions in Mulhouse, France, for the use of the song La Joie as the intro and outtro of the show; to Matt KuglerContinue reading “Episode 40: Loving Yourself at the Holidays”

Week 47: Mise en Place saved my life this week

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #15 1€ or less CPW for each individual item, less than 0.20€ per itemContinue reading “Week 47: Mise en Place saved my life this week”

Thankfulness Week: My Cinderellas

In January of this year, full of hope and enthusiasm, I launched the podcast Sing With Your Feet. In the time leading up to the launch, it was a labor of love, the kind of thing that becomes the only thing you want to talk to anyone about. My friends Jonathan and Eric had patientlyContinue reading “Thankfulness Week: My Cinderellas”

Thankfulness Week: The Big Kid

In the first session of the Wool is Cool project, I lead the (mostly) French kids in a discussion (in English) about clothes. It’s an easy conversation, but it gives the kids the opportunity to stretch their wings in English with a native English speaker, on a topic they should be relatively comfortable with. It’sContinue reading “Thankfulness Week: The Big Kid”

Thankfulness Week: People who entertain my wooly follies

What? You thought that I was going to be thankful for my other scalawag? Hah! I got you! Well, we’ll get there eventually, but today, I am particularly thankful for the people who, for some reason I will never understand, are willing to sacrifice time, energy and resources to entertain and make possible the crazyContinue reading “Thankfulness Week: People who entertain my wooly follies”

Thankfulness Week: Scalawag 2

Living in a country that doesn’t celebrate Thanksgiving has started to feel a little bit normal, and I never thought I would say that. Thanksgiving becomes something of an afterthought. Something we need to fit into our schedule, since it’s not a holiday and everyone has to work or go to school. I wonder ifContinue reading “Thankfulness Week: Scalawag 2”

Week 46: A diamond tennis bracelet week

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #20 Practice Mindfulness: articulate and savor the good moments This week, in retrospect, looksContinue reading “Week 46: A diamond tennis bracelet week”

Transcript Episode 39: Leaving a Commitment

Welcome to Sing With Your Feet, my name is Lily Fields, and I am going to be your fairy godmother for what looks like it is shaping up to be an extremely long, extremely dense episode.  Next week I won’t be releasing a new episode, since you know, Thanksgiving, but this episode is hopefully goingContinue reading “Transcript Episode 39: Leaving a Commitment”

Episode 39: Leaving a Commitment

Show Notes: Talking points: Contempt is a commitment killer; facing our fear of discomfort; accepting the consequences of leaving a commitment; forgiving ourselves. You can reach out to Lily by email: lily@lilyfieldschallenge.com, or on Instagram, Lily Fields Challenge. A great big thank you to Seven Productions, https://7prod.fr/,  here in Mulhouse France for the use ofContinue reading “Episode 39: Leaving a Commitment”

Week 45: Love Languages, Cash and Getting Stuff Done

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. Except that, there was a school vacation mixed in there somewhere, and as perContinue reading “Week 45: Love Languages, Cash and Getting Stuff Done”