How to do Forever

Forever can be a daunting proposition.   Nine years ago I got divorced. Although severing a forever commitment is heart-wrenching and stressful under any circumstances, it was a very happy decision for me. And I was convinced at that point that marriage was a completely useless institution. If you can be married without actually beingContinue reading “How to do Forever”

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”

How to cope with tragedy

How do you accurately describe the fear, hatred, and racism that are dominating our media and society right now. Disappointing? Tragic? Embarrassing? Completely utterly unacceptable? I’m sure you’re feeling it too. In the midst of all of this, how are you feeling?   There are certain things that happen in the world, and that happenContinue reading “How to cope with tragedy”

Are you receiving what is good in your life?

Do you ever feel guilty about the good things in your life? Or how about when you’re receiving the support that you want, yet pushing it away at the same time? Sound familiar? I know because I do this to myself all the time! Yet thankfully I’ve learned to catch myself in the process. AndContinue reading “Are you receiving what is good in your life?”

Why you’re panicking and how to stop

After feeling excited and energized all weekend, yesterday I went into major panic mode. Ahhhh, what am I doing? What if I fail? I suck! Thankfully, after confessing my fears to my boyfriend, cooking a nourishing dinner, and taking action on some key items, I woke-up feeling excited and inspired again. Then I went toContinue reading “Why you’re panicking and how to stop”

Manage your fear with self-care rituals

Is there a certain time of day that you feel anxiety and fear creeping in? For me, it’s the beginning of the day, as soon as I wake up. Thankfully I don’t always wake-up feeling that way, but if there’s something heavy on my mind, or a massive unknown I’m grappling with, it presents itselfContinue reading “Manage your fear with self-care rituals”

How tidying can change your life

If you follow me on Social Media, you might already know that I’m having a fairly intense love affair with an author named Marie Kondo. She wrote two glorious little works of life changing art, The life-changing magic of tidying up and its essential companion Spark Joy.   For months I’ve been bypassing these books,Continue reading “How tidying can change your life”

A powerful practice for getting what you want

The other day, I went for a drive. The truth is, I was having a bit of a temper tantrum and needed to get out of the house and be in a totally different space.   When I got on the road, I saw the hills ahead, and all I wanted was to move towardContinue reading “A powerful practice for getting what you want”