Q&A with Karen Schachter,
Health Coach + Founder of “Dishing with Your Daughter”
What is “Dishing with Your Daughter” about?
Dishing with Your Daughter is about my passionate belief that all girls and women deserve to feel free, fully expressed and amazing in their bodies and their lives. I know that girls and women are so much “bigger” than the size of their thighs or the number on the scale. When we empower girls and women to recognize how truly “big” they are, we not only heal individuals — we heal families, painful legacies, and perhaps even the world.
Dishing With Your Daughter is also about connection: helping individuals connect to their inner selves, their inner passions, their inner truths; and helping moms and daughters connect in meaningful ways to each other. I believe magic happens through this kind of connection. These words may sound lofty, but it comes down to this: our beliefs impact our lives and the lives around us. Becoming conscious of our beliefs and our actions (are they nourishing or depleting, kind or critical) and the messages we convey to our daughters, creates empowered action, which can lead to big change.
Why are you a Health Coach?
I took this photo of pink leaves dripping with moisture, at the end of my morning walk today. I love how the salmon color stands out against the December woods. The fact that I took the time to notice and take a photograph has to do with a new schedule I am creating for myself at Soul-filled Life. Every Monday throughout 2015, I will be publishing a blog post. Meaningful Mondays. It scares me a bit to announce that.
Mondays for the past couple years have been an open day for me. It has been a day when I do not schedule clients or meetings. This habit formed from a sense that it would be helpful to leave one day open for planning and creating. Yet, I’ve noticed that Mondays, with all its emptiness, can feel more anxious than free. The creeping thoughts: You are not doing enough, Why are you working on that…work on this, or This is taking way too long.
Yesterday was different from today. Yesterday was Sunday and it was: Continue reading
Sprucing, Primping and Getting Ready for 2015…
Soul-filled Life has gone through a mini-metamorphosis. In addition to a new look, I have also simplified, cleared out and trimmed down. And it feels good! I hope you like it too.
Click and browse around, and please let me know your thoughts.
These changes have been influenced by some favorite new discoveries in 2014. I thought it would be fun to put together an official list of “My Favorite Things from 2014.” I think you will enjoy these. Click here for the list.