Healing my negative self-image

Ever wondered what drives your fears and negative self-image, and how to begin healing? It’s hard work, but worth every moment, every tear. I recently heard someone say that who we are today is a chain of connections of our experiences and surroundings. This really connected with me as it made me think about how I Continue Reading

Why we need community to thrive!

There has been a lot of suffering in my family and community lately. So far this year we lost our nephew, and another nephew is struggling with anger. My brother in law and step-father both had heart surgeries. Friends and businesses owners have had to close their businesses due to low sales. The list goes Continue Reading

Ending the burnout from giving… sometimes the giving has to be to yourself

Burnout has been a big part of finding my self-awareness and healing Burnout for me shows up in many ways. At the beginning it starts with when I start noticing that I am not completing everything I set out for the day, week etc. Insert self doubt and judgement here! This usually brings on the Continue Reading

Throw your hat over the wall and live the life you’ve always wanted

If we are being honest, we already have a good life. And there is nothing wrong with being comfortable living the life we have created. And sometimes we feel called to do something BIG. There are thousands of reasons not to do it. I mean what if you failed? It’s scary, challenging, and will take your Continue Reading

Making the difficult doable

This past week I found myself feeling the stress of a difficult conversation I had been avoiding. Sign after sign shining as a reminder of what I needed to face. I was looking over and over for ways to avoid it altogether. Yet the effects of avoidance were becoming more in focus with every moment. Continue Reading

The truth, no matter what I tried nothing changed, until…

If effort equaled the result we would all already have everything we wanted! We already have the desire for the result, we deeply and truly want to fit in those jeans, or have a certain body type, or have the life we want. No question we all believe that it will “make us happy if Continue Reading

I do yoga so I can bend and not break

A student recently shared that her friend had first invited her to yoga because “it helps her to bend and not break”. My favorite part of this analogy is that while it sounds like she was sharing something about being physically bendy, which is a common misconception that you need to be bendy for yoga.  Continue Reading

Creating a lasting Mantra for 2019

Have you noticed that what we planned on New Year’s Eve is already fading away?  In fact, I am sure you have seen all sort of advertisements, social media trying to help you “not lose track”, “stay on track”. How a membership or product will help you be successful. And yet, we have every possible Continue Reading

How to live life with less stress and more energy

After over 20 years of being a coach and trainer, I have seen my fair share of stress in my clients and students. Even within my personal life stress has had its own grip on me at times in my life. I recently read an article by  Eric Larson, PCC in the International Coaching Federation blog where Continue Reading

Cultivating and Honoring your Inner Strength

Tips to awaken, recognize, nourish, cultivate and honor Your Inner Strength that will leave you feeling grounded, supported and able to accomplish anything. Have you ever noticed that no matter what you just learned the moment you are complete there is a sense of what’s next? A consistent push to be better, know more, to Continue Reading