Shattered Open

On June 8, I posted the story below on my private Facebook wall. I was so surprised by the number of responses I got and the way it spoke to so many people. I guess I haven’t shared about this very much outside of my close circle. I’m sharing it …

3 Easy Steps to Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Power

Did you know that the most courageous thing you’ll ever do in your life and your business is to show up in your power? One of my clients, I’ll call her Calista, was telling me about an experience she’d had years ago at a yoga retreat. She’d chosen to go …

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What It Really Means to Be Powerful

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Freedom, joy, productivity, confidence. Sandy wanted all of that. She was tired of feeling overwhelmed, confused and anxious. As she told me, “I’m sick of getting in my own way!” I quickly realized that what she really wanted was to be more powerful. When I said that to her, Sandy …

When Good Things Happen to Good People

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It feels normal to avoid the bad things that could happen, doesn’t it? That just sounds smart. What might be more surprising is to notice how often you avoid the good things. Imagine winning $100,000,000 in the lottery. Your first response is excitement, right? Just THINK of what you could …

Falling Asleep at the Wheel

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Have you ever had this experience? Everything’s rolling along, you have something of a routine, things in most areas of your life are pretty stable, and then you suddenly realize you’re on automatic pilot. You’re just going through the motions, and you’re bored. You say things to yourself like, sure, …

The Heaviness of Playing Small

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On a call the other day, my client Megan was telling me that she’s worked hard to get where she is with her business and her life. She’s finally gotten to a calm, stable space, and is enjoying it! It would be so easy and comfortable to stay where she …

How to Handle Fear

When you read the word in orange below, notice what you feel in your body and emotions, and what thoughts you have. Ready? Fear. What happened for you? Did your stomach clench? Your shoulders tighten? Did you start having an avalanche of thoughts? Fear comes up a LOT in my …

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3 Common Detours on the Path of Growth

I clearly remember being a young child and seeing a group of high school students and thinking, “I’ll NEVER be that big!”  I couldn’t even picture what I would look like or imagine being able to do the things those kids were doing. Yet somehow, I did grow up. When …

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What It’s Important to Know About Grief

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Leda, our beloved black standard poodle died last week.  It was both expected and a surprise, heartbreaking and dear. While on the outside she was 15 years old and had health issues, we could still see the younger dog who literally leapt off the ground with excitement.  Who chased tennis …

Getting the Critical Voice Out of Your Head

I was talking with a client, Jill, recently and we talked about something simple that you can get a lot of benefit from. Jill is up to some big stuff in her business.  It’s exciting to see. And of course, when you’re up to big stuff, it brings the big …