Kelly is a social justice organizer, a mom and a Women’s Empowerment Specialist who runs Strong Women Co, a company designed to help women be their strongest, happiest and healthiest selves. With over 50,000 organic followers on social media, Strong Women Co puts off workshops and programs to educate and empower, online and in-person.
Kelly also offers supportive and encouraging one-on-one programs for women looking to gain confidence and clarity on their path. Oh, and let’s not forget the bi-weekly podcast, “The Strong Women Power Half-Hour” designed to help women on our path through womanhood! No matter if it’s a corporate workshop on “How to be a better communicator” or an online workshop in Self-love or Strong Women’s History, Kelly is always working to help women grow and evolve so they can reach their goals and be leaders in their lives, families, communities and workplaces. After all, the more women we have leading and on decision-making bodies, the better off we all will be!
What does wellness mean to you?
Wellness for me is when I feel calm, content and confident. I feel those ways when I take care of myself and prioritize my physical and emotional health. To be in a state of wellness is to feel healthy and strong but such things do not come easy in our fast-paced modern world. Wellness to me is listening to myself and hearing the needs of my heart and body. And don’t forget the needs of the inner child – she needs to play, too!
What are some of your favorite tips or tricks from your wellness ritual?
This has worked very well for me and my clients: One of the best things to do when looking at your wellness rituals is to ask yourself what your *healthy* coping mechanisms are. Then write them down. Ask yourself how each item helps you and then incorporate them into your weekly schedules. By making time for our healthy coping mechanisms and plugging them into our calendars we are setting ourselves up to win. Some healthy coping mechanisms could be journaling, hiking, taking fitness class, time with friends, walk by yourself, meditation, reading for pleasure, taking a bath, crafting or even relaxing with Netflix. The more healthy coping mechanisms we have in our days the stronger and more flexible we are to handle anything that may come up!