What I’m thankful for on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for the family we love, the friends we cherish, what we have and for the blessings that will come. As I reflected this week I found myself overwhelmed with so many reasons to be grateful. In celebration, I wanted to share what’s most important to me. My family Continue Reading

The history of “Self-Care” the good the bad and the ugly

It seems like everywhere you look today someone is telling us to self-care, that self-care is the answer to our problems and if we aren’t doing it we should be. If we’ve spoken before you have likely heard my opinion of the word “should”. I know it is a bit ironic to say this. I Continue Reading

Bold and Unapologetic Integrity and Authenticity

I have been reflecting a lot of integrity and authenticity.  It seems to be something that is all around us these days and not in a good way. More and more it seems that we have a lack in these areas. Why does this matter? Okay, I’m going to be a bit blunt here. I think it is Continue Reading

What it really means to hold space for yourself

Why taking care of yourself matters A recent lesson as a mom reminded me of how important it is to hold space for yourself. As a mom there is nothing worse that your child being sick or hurt. Recently we went through a very difficult experience with our son. The look of fear in his Continue Reading

What it really means to hold space for someone

Holding space when others need you most My first opportunity to learn how to hold space for someone was when my gramma got really sick. I remember it so clearly it was 1996 and I was pregnant with my daughter. The details seemed to be in pieces and then all at once. It soon became Continue Reading

7 Fatal Mistakes people make when choosing a Coach

Coaching is a future-focused session with the aim of helping you determine and achieve your goals. By examining what is going on in your life right now we can discover what your obstacles or challenges are and co-design a course of action to make your goals, ambitions and dreams a reality. How you pick your Continue Reading

Discarding my old belief for one that serve me

Have you ever been in one of those moments where you just make a decision to do something even if you aren’t really sure how it will all work out and then after it’s all said and done you kinda giggle at the past doubtful fearful you? This is EXACTLY what I am feeling right Continue Reading

Finding freedom in the pursuit of happiness

The journey to happiness It’s easy on our journey to find happiness to be inundated with messages telling us to just “be positive”? Like it’s a light switch you can just turn on and that’s all that is needed. What is really happening is a play on our desires as in marketing connecting to our Continue Reading

Yoga for Peace: A Celebration of International Day of Yoga

When I began to think about my celebration of the International Day of Yoga my first thought was to connect to what yoga means to me. If you’ve heard my story you know that I’ve been practicing for almost 20 years. At first yoga was exercise for me, I often found myself feeling limited in Continue Reading

3 Proven Ways to Make Your Dreams Come True

Have you ever wondered why some people are so good at making their dreams come true? Or even been frustrated at how easy they make it look? This used to be me, I would look at others with a sense of curiosity and a little bit of envy. They just seemed to have gotten a Continue Reading