What to do when someone drives you crazy

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.67″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] Photo by Sam Manns on Unsplash   As adults we have the privilege of choosing our relationships. Yet, there are certain people that we’re a little more “stuck with” than others, such as parents, in-laws, ex-spouses (if you have children together), siblings, the love of your best friend’s life, and co-workers.Continue reading “What to do when someone drives you crazy”

Emotional Boundaries: Feeling Responsible vs. Caring for Someone Else’s Emotions

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.61″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] Feeling responsible for someone else’s feelings can be extremely draining – it leads you to a lot of analyses, game playing, coddling, and avoidance. It’s been coming up a lot lately in my coaching sessions…   One of my clients was feeling so ready to quit one ofContinue reading “Emotional Boundaries: Feeling Responsible vs. Caring for Someone Else’s Emotions”

When you’ve tried everything and nothing is working

I’ve been in conversation with someone recently who feels completely discouraged with life. She has no money, no job prospects, and feels like she’s tried everything, yet nothing is working out for her.   I’m sending her resources to help shift her mindset. I’m supporting her however I can. And I realize…   I wasContinue reading “When you’ve tried everything and nothing is working”

Some things are NOT worth waiting for

After completing a fairly detailed review of 2016, here are some of my favorite takeaways…   This is good-bye: Bangs. They are a terrible idea for my hair! (Hopefully this lesson will stick this time around.) Hot/cold friends. Trying to figure everything out on my own.   Yes! More please: Interviews and leading workshops SoakingContinue reading “Some things are NOT worth waiting for”

How to get more of what you want

  When you want more of something in your life (such as money, friends, fun, love, shoes) do you focus your energy on what you already have or what’s missing?   Usually when you want more of something, it’s because you feel like you don’t have enough of it. “I don’t have anything to wear!”Continue reading “How to get more of what you want”

Facebook Live Video Roundup

For years I’ve been wanting to make videos, yet holding back holding back. Turns out I just needed the right platform! I’m loving Facebook Live and the ease with which I can share thoughts and insights. No fuss no muss. Here’s this week’s roundup… Day 2: Mentors are so important Day 3: Friends make everythingContinue reading “Facebook Live Video Roundup”

Inhabit fully exactly where you are

Are you living fully exactly where you are in this moment? Or are you constantly fixated on what’s coming next?   Monday night I got to do one of my favorite things…attend Marianne Williamson’s live talk at The Saban Theater in Los Angeles. With one of my favorite people no less! My brilliant cousin AlexContinue reading “Inhabit fully exactly where you are”

Ready to end the break-up cycle?

I don’t know about you, but I have had my fair share of destructive, unfulfilling, disappointing, and hurtful relationships. Though the breakup cycle can leave you feeling exhausted and anxious, it’s amazing how the desire to find the right kind of love persists. When you see your friends strike gold and date, or marry, someone thatContinue reading “Ready to end the break-up cycle?”

Doctor Evie chats with me about balancing technology time and self-care

  I had so much fun chatting with Doctor Evie and all of her followers on Periscope about Self-Care for Women. By far the hottest topics were technology, social media time, and how to get a restful night’s sleep. Listen to the full interview HERE for some practical solutions and make sure to follow @EvieAbat onContinue reading “Doctor Evie chats with me about balancing technology time and self-care”