How to fall in love daily

Photo by Fabrizio Verrecchia on Unsplash   I’ve been thinking a lot about my ex-boyfriend. What if I hadn’t broken up with him? What if we were still together? How might my life and relationship be different?   These were questions that came up in a coaching conversation recently. Not out of loneliness, but out of restlessness andContinue reading “How to fall in love daily”

Trust that he can take care of himself

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash   One of the most precious gifts of partnership is being able to care for one another, daily and in times of need. I do the cooking, he does the washing up. He’s got the flu, I put cool washcloths on his forehead and make him soup. I’ve got cramps, he fillsContinue reading “Trust that he can take care of himself”

You Never Know What You’re Gonna Get

Decisions, decisions…   They can be both overwhelming and exciting, and if they’re big enough are usually accompanied with much discussion, research, and weighing of pros and cons. That’s all good, yet most of the time what determines whether or not we pull the trigger is the strength of our desire. Because you can findContinue reading “You Never Know What You’re Gonna Get”

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”

3 Important Life Lessons (that I learned from my boyfriend)

Dare I admit that I am not the only positive influencer in this relationship?? It’s true! Close observation of my male counterpart has taught me some important life lessons that are becoming increasingly relevant in my life. So rather than keep them to myself, I thought I’d share them with you…   Number 1: One-at-a-timeContinue reading “3 Important Life Lessons (that I learned from my boyfriend)”

4 Steps to overcoming overwhelm in the moment

Isn’t it so awesome when you’re on a roll, on top of your game, everything running smoothly and almost effortlessly flowing toward you? Until, of course, it’s not happening that way… Then all of a sudden you wake up one morning and bam! You’re hit with a tsunami of stress and overwhelm, and can’t imagineContinue reading “4 Steps to overcoming overwhelm in the moment”

The value of repetition

We are blessed with so much variety in our lives, it’s easy to jump from one thing to the next, always wanting something new. When it comes to issues or problems that you’re having, it’s tempting to keep trying new things, thinking “this will be the answer!” Why? Because we’re impatient. Because we want itContinue reading “The value of repetition”

Outliers, the anti self-help book

As you may already know, I love self-help books! I’m a firm believer that personal development and regular self-reflection are essential components of self-care and living a full and happy life. I say that because I’ve struggled through some seriously hard times and without some kind of spiritual guidance believe I would be a veryContinue reading “Outliers, the anti self-help book”

What does it mean to be a woman? (Part I)

As I sit and write this, it’s International Women’s Day!   Rather than write a long personal reflection, I feel compelled to pose a few questions…some of my favorite questions to explore!   What does it mean to you to be a woman?   What is special about being a woman?   What and/or whomContinue reading “What does it mean to be a woman? (Part I)”

Finding clarity in the storm

Are you familiar with the feeling of being squeezed? Like a giant hand is closing in around you, this immense pressure making you feel anxious, overwhelmed, lost and scared, and you’re not even sure exactly where it’s coming from?   I have learned that chances are, in this moment, there’s something in your life that’sContinue reading “Finding clarity in the storm”