A Life of Ease & Flow: 4 Steps to Make it Happen

I know, just like you know, that it isn’t ideal to compare ourselves to those other women who seem to have this life of ease and flow thing all figured out, but it’s kind of hard not to. The beautiful pictures/videos of successful entrepreneurs in great clothes, doing activities with their beautiful children, going on dates with their husbands, and …

5 Steps to Manifesting, Tomatoes?

Have you ever made a decision that seemed benign, maybe it had been a big stressful one or simply a decision in passing, but the moment you made it, the world stood still? It seems that these types of decision experiences happen for me more and more as my work with knowing myself continues to deepen. (Oh yes, I’m always …

Managing the Messy in the Middle Part of Transformation

Whether you have intentionally or unintentionally started a personal evolution into your next stage of personal growth, it can feel really hard to get your barrings on what to “do” next. Watch this quick video to find out the easiest way to navigate the messy part of the middle of transformation. If you’re at the Messy in the Middle Part …

More Holiday Stress Than Spirit?

While we like to think it’s easy for us to get into the holiday spirit (thank you movies), enjoy giving, and people in our world, for so many women we experience more Holiday stress than spirit. When it comes to the holidays, throw in parenting, work demands, financial strain, relationship rockiness or upheaval and it’s pretty clear we have the …

Stop Talking About Your Problems

I know this sounds unusual, but bear with me. When I was in the thick of practicing as a therapist, I used to think that my job was to listen to people talk about their problems. That somehow through the magic of human connection, presence and reflecting back they would come to insights on their own and be as amazed …

Weeding Your Inner Garden

I was out weeding the garden this morning, and my youngest daughter asked me, “Mommy, why do you pull weeds every morning?” (I don’t do it “every” morning, but I know it can seem that way to a little person). So I shared with her that doing a little bit, regularly is important to keep the garden growing healthy. “We …

I Surrender…

We have a beautiful pergola that my husband built the year of our wedding. I had seen the design in an advertisement. Tall columns, with billowing curtains and canvas panels that reminded me of ship sails. So my husband built it for us so we could have our wedding in our backyard under this dreamy space. Enter summer last year …

Falling Apart or Falling Together?

Almost spring! Hurry it up Mother Nature… please… we are falling apart, or are we falling together? For many, January was a really tough month, February was a drag through the snow. Now here we are, March-ing on. The start of this year I saw the largest number of people committing to make change, hopeful and positive for a new …

Compassionate Accountability = Success

This week was an exciting week of success with one of my dear clients who has been steadily doing the work through the Compassionate Accountability Program.   A professional mom, stuck in a rut of avoidance, Janet* (name has been changed for privacy) came to me about 4 months ago, stating she wanted to make changes in her relationships. Her …

Are You in Industry Overwhelm? How do you know? How to stop it.

  There is a terrible defeatist theme occurring for solo entrepreneurs and helping professionals, that has surfaced in this past week, that I have to expose. In case you or someone you know is falling prey to this awful audio going on in their head, here are the symptoms:  Cloudy vision of their situation where there was once passion, and …