Busy Women’s Guide to Self Care for a Happy, Healthy (Sane) Holiday Season

Most folks I speak with at this time of year have a bit of a frantic gleam in their eyes as they describe all that they’ve got on their plates for the upcoming holiday season.  They are looking forward to family, friends, fun and cherished holiday traditions AND they feel overwhelmed at the thought of all there […]

The Easiest Way to Optimize Your Energy & Feel Better Immediately

Do you want more physical, mental and emotional energy to help you enjoy all that want to do in your life? I don’t know anyone who says “No” to that question.  We all want to feel our best and not just slog through our days.  We all need to manage our energy to live the […]

How Do You Recover From the Epic Fail?

“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”  Oscar Wilde We have all experienced it.  The epic fail.  Nobody came to your party.  You didn’t get the job.  You really stuck your foot in your mouth with a new acquaintance.  Anything that you’ve planned, hoped and worked toward with all of your heart that […]

Slow Down…No Matter How Busy You Are

Your alarm goes off. You hit the snooze button several times before pulling yourself out of bed. This is the only moment in the day in which you will be slow. From here on out you are on the clock – eating in a hurry, speeding off to work or somewhere with the kids, rushing […]

Why The Olympics Are Good For Your Soul

“Citius, Altius, Fortius” (Faster, Higher, Stronger) Do you make a conscious effort to expose yourself to positive situations and people?  To read, view and listen to inspiring, encouraging and optimistic messages and images?  To limit your intake of advertising, gossip, emergency, doom and sensational crimes? It’s crucial to creating a life you love. This is […]

3 Step Formula to Get What You Really Want

We all know someone who has: ended one bad relationship only to dive into a new relationship and experience the exact same problems, or  left a toxic work situation only to find a new job that’s even worse, or started a new exercise program only to abandon it after a week, or sworn she’s going to stop […]

Take Imperfect Action and Call Me In the Morning…

You’ve made the decision to change something.  You’re inspired to to start a business, or begin an exercise program, or create a meditation practice, or clean up you desk.  You have connected to the reasons why doing this thing is important to you.  You know you want to start moving toward your goal. But you can’t […]

Are You Telling a Victim Story?

            It’s often easier to blame circumstances outside of ourselves for our failure to move toward our goals than it is to take responsibility for our choices.  It can be gratifying and fun to play the victim. You could have lost that five pounds if only you hadn’t had to go to so many social […]

Do What’s Hard

During my first week at college, I saw a flyer tacked up on a bulletin board – “If you’re interested in joining the women’s crew team, show up at this place at this time.”  So I did. I had never rowed before, but it drew me in.  The first time I sat in a shell […]

Don’t Believe the B.S.

Go ahead.  Take a bubble bath.  Buy yourself a new nail polish.  Watch some trashy TV.  Spend an hour on Facebook.  But don’t believe for one minute that any of those activities are going to help you change your life in any real way. They will help you stuff your feelings.  They will help you avoid […]