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Biggest Birthday Breakthrough

Yesterday was my birthday and every year at this time I like to do a review of what I’ve learned and set intentions for who I want to be in the year to come. But this year my biggest breakthrough actually came ON my birthday. This...

Live Your Truth: Becoming Who You Really Are

I feel totally inspired to share a quote I heard last night on the show #Sense8 (Episode 9) from Netflix. I love the raw emotion in Nomi’s voice as she says this: “The real violence, the violence that I realized was unforgivable, was the...

Turn Your Wish Into Reality with This Simple...

I used to think that unless I was willing to commit all of my time and energy toward a particular goal, it wasn’t worth pursuing. The problem with this belief is that I found myself daydreaming about how I wanted to spend my time and...

No Excuses

“I don’t have the time” and other excuses that keep you stuck What excuses are getting in your way? There’s lots of reasons we don’t follow our dreams, and some of them are even good – raising children, diverting all resources to...

Saying No

“No,” she said, without any hesitation, anger, irritation, or energy about making a point. There wasn’t even an implied question mark at the end to ask if it was okay that she was saying “no,” or a trailing off as...

Finding Strength

Perspective. Curiosity. Love of learning. Appreciation of beauty and excellence. Hope. Love. Honesty. These are my signature strengths. I love using signature strengths as a way to access flow throughout the day. My strengths are something I...

Rediscovering Awe

I met a little girl named Naia on my dog-walk today. She was two years old, filled with exuberance for life and ready for adventure. It was so sweet watching her interact with my dogs and entice the grown-ups to run. Her joy was contagious. I...

Choose Again

“Making decisions is easy. You just make one and if it doesn’t work out – you make another one.” A friend and I were walking our dogs when she laid that piece of wisdom on me. As a chronic fence-sitter, I was stunned by...

Showing Up–Even When You Don’t Want To

The Voice of Resistance I don’t feel particularly inspired to write today. But I’m committed to writing because writing is aligned with my Deepest Yes. Let me be clear. I want to write. Just not in this moment. Instead, I want to be...

Give Me a Growth Mindset

OVERWHELMED My head is about to explode, my frown lines have frown lines, my chest feels tight, my jaw is locked down and I can’t stop thinking about how much I have to do. Today is one of those days. Sometimes it seems like...