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RESTorative Rest

RESTorative Rest “The story of your life would be too small if it was just about managing fear, anxiety, and self-doubt. “ I recently heard myself say this to a woman. For the first time, she was daring to believe that her life could be filled with peace. We had been talking about her depleted [...]

Be. All. In.

Honoring Your Relationships  Welcome to February…the month often associated with love, romance, hearts and chocolates. The buzz of romantic gifts, valentine cards, true love, and special dates hums louder as the 14th approaches. But what next? What happens after the exciting romance stage? What does it truly mean to step wholeheartedly into a loving relationship? [...]

#7 – Choosing to Engage Joy!

What choices are we making to engage joy? Tis the season to be joyful…but sometimes… Sometimes we are frustrated about how much we can’t get done. Sometimes we are overwhelmed with our responsibilities that pile up around us like dirty laundry. Sometimes we treat ourselves like our own worst enemy by creating impossible lists and [...]

Where is the Off Ramp? Resolving Inner Conflict

Talking with people and listening to their inner thoughts has revealed to me how we each carry around with us some amount of inner conflict. And if we don’t find ways to resolve these conflicts, they grow. What’s worse, we turn to false comforts such as overeating, overbuying, addictions….anything to give us the distraction we [...]

The REAL Question We Ask During Transition & Risk

  Hello Friends~ I have come to believe a universal truth regarding how we enter this world and the question we all ask. This identity question reveals it self most acutely (and sometimes painfully) when we are transitioning or daring to risk. This is the question: ”Do I have what it takes?” Here’s some personal [...]

#6 – Living Creatively – Feeling Stuck? How to engage your creativity and recognize what blocks us.

  Creativity is what makes the heart come alive and engages our mind to come up with fresh ideas and new possibilities. It is with creativity that we are able to live beautiful dynamic lives. So, what keeps so many of us stuck from living creatively? What continues to rob us from the energy needed [...]

What Keeps us Stuck from Writing the Life Story We Want?

What keeps us stuck from writing the Life Story we Want? We had been talking for months. But this conversation was different. She confided that she had been ‘circling the issues’ for awhile now. We both knew it, but I appreciated her saying it outloud and respected her more for it. There had been much [...]

Anxious Thinking? 3 Important Steps in Creating a Peace Plan

Anxious Thinking? 3 Important Steps in Creating a Peace Plan As soon as August comes, I feel the subtle shift preparing me for the Fall schedule.  New projects are being discussed, kids are returning to school, holiday plans start coming up, and the focus is shifting away from the care-free days of Summer and vacationing…to [...]

#5 Partnering with the Divine

When we lean into love…we are partnering with the Divine. Talking with a woman recently highlighted this unique choice we each have.  Her comment made us both laugh when she shared how she wanted to turn to her colleague in a meeting and say, “Please stop talking”.  Has this thought ever crossed your mind with [...]