Truth be told
The other day, I judged and gossiped about someone else’s life. It immediately didn’t feel good. First, “who am I to judge anyone” and the more important question, the healing question, “why am I judging anyone?” Judgment is holding a mirror up to your soul; it’s always about you, not the other person.Read More Jun
Kindness is contagious
Kindness is free and contagious—take it in so you can pass it on! What we focus on expands. If we want more happiness in our life, we need to pay attention to the things that bring us joy. What are your first thoughts when you awake in the morning or the middle of the night? Are the words you speak to yourself kind or cruel?Read More Apr
Sometimes you have to calm “the F word” down to hear your intuition!
This picture is of me at an orphanage in southern India. It was one of the best and most profound experiences of my life. But here's the thing: I never pictured myself visiting India.Read More Mar
Happiness is fleeting. JOY is evergreen!
I was reminded by a colleague yesterday that the Journey is everything. It isn’t when we get “there” or have “that” thing. Joy can be present en route.Read More Mar
Do you feel like you’re Han Solo trapped in carbonite?
If life seems overwhelming and you wake up day after day with the same list of complaints, it’s time to break the cycle. When we find ourselves in a downward spiral of promises made, promises broken, a lack of motivation, and self-loathing on repeat. It’s not fun and, in all honesty, can be highly debilitating. Making unkept promises to others and, more critically, to ourselves can lead to depression, anxiety, and loss of self-worth. I’m here to help. Here are seven things you can do right now if you’re paralyzed with fear to move your life forward. These things have worked for me, and I hope this article finds someone who can use them today.Read More Mar
Let’s infect people with optimism, hope, and smiles.
Life is a delicate balance—a dance between what’s happening now and our ability to manifest what will happen next.Read More Feb
Ask for help when you need it. It's the kind thing to do for everyone involved! Your friends want to be there for you. Asking for help opens a line of authentic communication and can deepen relationships.Read More Feb
Fear or faith
What’s your highest belief right now in this moment? We’ve all heard our only limits are the ones we place on ourselves. That’s true. What’s also true is we can only reach as high as we can believe we can. Like a fingerprint, every individual has their very own belief system and perceptions of the world around them.Read More Jan
Why a Vision Board?
Why a vision board? Sounds corny and dated, right? It might be both of those things, but if it works, then why not a vision board? A thought-out vision board can be a powerful and fun tool in your manifesting toolbox. This article details 12 easy-to-follow steps for creating an impactful vision board that really works.Read More Jan
Seeking outside validation is so 2021!
As I wrote and rewrote parts of my website, fretted over shipping costs for my newly published books, and seriously resisted marketing for the past few weeks, it occurred to me that I’m afraid. I’m not scared of failing; I’m terrified of succeeding. It seems strange to say out loud, but that’s what’s happening.Read More Dec
When I was a little girl, my grandparents had a magical family farm and my grandfather loved the earth, the dirt, the shade of a tree. He was and still is the soul I look to for guidance. He knew when to talk and when to listen. He was an angel on earth to guide and deliver messages of hope and love.Read More Dec
Fun Tradition or Forced Obligation
When I was first divorced, one of the hardest things for me to realize was that the traditions I had started for my family had to change and that most things would never be the same. Traditions give us structure and familiarity. Sometimes when life shifts, we hold on tight to the things we know for comfort.Read More Nov
I had just blended all the ingredients, added a little coconut milk, salt, and pepper...and then literally poured in nutmeg. I don’t know how much you know about nutmeg, but a little goes a long way.Read More Nov
Judgment is a reflection; it’s like looking in the mirror. What we think about someone else gives us a peek at what we believe about ourselves. We tend to judge what we don't understand or appreciate about ourselves.Read More Nov
Find the Roots
When we’re upset, we often stay on the surface of unhappiness. I’m mad at “him” because “he” said or did that. Picture a weed coming through a crack in the cement. We see what’s above, but what’s below? The roots keep the weed growing, fertile, and alive.Read More Nov
Am I Hanging on Too Tight?
Who can relate to holding on so tight that we choke off future possibilities? Recognizing we’re clutching onto something or someone for dear life is the tricky part for almost everyone.Read More Oct
This post is for you, my fellow super snackers. If you've ever found yourself on the couch with chocolate chips stuck to your pj's, you're my people.Read More Oct
Doing the Right Thing
Doing the right thing isn’t always easy or obvious, but it is always worth a try. Today, I’m faced with a personal challenge that weighs heavy on my heart and takes up real estate in my mind.Read More Oct
Boundaries are a good thing! Why do we need boundaries? Boundaries can create space for you to blossom.Read More Oct
Whether we're giving it or receiving it, if we're participating, we're gossiping. Although most of us have enjoyed a spicy bit of gossip here and there, what's the harm?Read More