Take responsibility for your own joy

Part 1 of How to Love Your Relationship NOW (even if you think it sucks)   Women thrive on pleasure. It’s like fuel to our souls. When a woman is happy, when a woman is in her joy, everyone around her feels it. The air around her feels lighter and brighter, and she brings everyoneContinue reading “Take responsibility for your own joy”

How to Love Your Relationship NOW: Intro

Photo by Isaac Benhesed on Unsplash   Welcome to How to Love Your Relationship NOW (even if you think it sucks). This is for you if you’re in a relationship and find yourself feeling restless, unsatisfied, annoyed, or regularly pondering jumping ship. Yet, there’s something keeping you in place and you’re not ready to give up just yet.  Continue reading “How to Love Your Relationship NOW: Intro”

When the pain is real

Photo by Lua Valentia on Unsplash   Last week, I was in A LOT of pain. Physical pain, emotional upheaval, mental turmoil. It was rough. And as hard as it is to admit, I made it so much worse than necessary. Let me explain…   A couple weeks ago, I was having a FaceTime conversation with a friendContinue reading “When the pain is real”

Worth It Book Review

I talk a lot about wellness, yet probably not enough about a key area of well-being in all our lives – financial well-being. If we are not well in our financial house, that can bleed into basically every other area of our life. Because the truth is, money is an essential component of our modernContinue reading “Worth It Book Review”

3 Keys to Loving Life in 2017

How are you feeling as 2016 is coming to a close? Dying for it to be over? Excited for the New Year? Dreading the New Year?   I know 2016 was a rough one on a global level. It was pretty challenging for me too, but even in the midst of the chaos I experiencedContinue reading “3 Keys to Loving Life in 2017”

When one person heals, we all heal

Happy Thanksgiving!   What are you reflecting on today? Perhaps you’re looking around and bursting with gratitude for all that surrounds you – your family, your friends, your home, an abundance of delicious home-cooked food (or amazing take out). I’m exceedingly grateful for all those things too, and I also find myself being thankful forContinue reading “When one person heals, we all heal”

What are you trying to prove?

Lately I’m noticing that many people are on a constant unconscious quest to prove exactly the opposite of what they want to be true. There’s a tendency to stack up all the evidence that supports the belief that you suck, that you’re broke, that it’s not working, that the world is a dangerous place…  Continue reading “What are you trying to prove?”

Getting focused on your life projects

I know it’s been awhile since I made an appearance in your inbox to share thoughts, insights, and events. I took a hiatus from writing over the summer to devote my attention fully to my life coaching clients and to moving to a new home.   I’ve come to believe that it’s super valuable inContinue reading “Getting focused on your life projects”

Birthday Wishes

It was my 37th birthday on Sunday! Of course this had me reflecting on the past 37 years and asking what it is that I’m taking with me into this new year of my life. The same theme keeps popping up over and over again, and here it is. When something doesn’t feel right – when you feelContinue reading “Birthday Wishes”

When Bad Timing Is Actually Perfect Timing

  Is there ever really a “good” time to get hit with a wave of depression? Of course not. But just because the timing feels inconvenient doesn’t mean it’s not perfect.   When you allow yourself to truly surrender to times of darkness, and go deep into it, you will always find buried treasure. IfContinue reading “When Bad Timing Is Actually Perfect Timing”