What my Mom’s Suicide Taught me About Love

Between Hollywood’s Rom-Coms and the annual commercialization of Valentine’s Day, we’ve been socialized to believe that the feeling state of love is found from external sources. In 2018, Romantic Comedies grossed $241 million in North America alone. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers spent $20.7 billion on Valentine’s Day this year. We’re constantly bombarded with the message that to be happy, we need love from a partner, family members, our friends and our pets. … More What my Mom’s Suicide Taught me About Love

So What is Life Coaching Anyway?

Our human life cycle is analogous to that of a sea turtle. We have various roles that we play in our career and relationships that end and require our taking on a new, and sometimes unexpected, identity. That could be shifting from employed to unemployed or retired, wife to single parent, mother to empty-nester, or athlete to injured patient. Whatever that transition, this new identity takes a while to form inside its egg. … More So What is Life Coaching Anyway?

Why Surrender is the most Challenging, Important Step Toward your Dreams

Surrender is the most challenging, important step toward manifestation. Our minds usually give enough attention to something we want, and intention happens merely by wanting it and dreaming about it. These three combined – intention, attention and no-tension – is the formula to bring any true-self desire into form. So why is surrender so hard? Why do we try to control everything we can get our graspy hands on? Why do we fear releasing our grip? … More Why Surrender is the most Challenging, Important Step Toward your Dreams

Fear Part II: Each of us is Worthy

In the words of Lloyd Dobins, “Continual improvement is an unending journey.” I will not stop seeking spiritual growth because the freedom it brings is so delicious.
Most recently, I’ve been working on my fear of public speaking, which was born from an incident on a stage where my mind was wiped clean of all thought and my tongue disabled. Since that Spring of 1997, any time I was called on to speak in front of more than a couple strangers, I felt fear. … More Fear Part II: Each of us is Worthy

8 Suggestions for the Winter Solstice Transition

On the longest night of the year, we have an opportunity to say goodbye to the old and welcome the new. This day marks the sun’s return, and with it new life and new beginnings. I invite you to consider participating in a literal or figurative (or both!) cleansing of what no longer serves you. This opening of space physically and emotionally makes room for what wants to enter your life in the coming year. … More 8 Suggestions for the Winter Solstice Transition

How to Build Abundance

Manifesting abundance is not necessarily a linear path. It’s not like you meditate and then your boss gives you a raise (although it could happen!). Abundance works more mysteriously and fortuitously than that. Here are a few suggestions to shift your mindset from scarcity to abundance. … More How to Build Abundance