The Best Way to Deal with Dissatisfaction (It’s Not What You Think)

The Best Way to Deal with Dissatisfaction (It’s Not What You Think)

“Trying to change ourselves does not work in the long run because we are resisting our own energy. Self-improvement can have temporary results, but lasting transformation occurs only when we honor ourselves as the source of wisdom and compassion.” ~Pema Chodron, The Places That Scare You In my late thirties, I was a yoga teacher […]

My Deepest, Darkest Secret: Why I Never Felt Good Enough

My Deepest, Darkest Secret: Why I Never Felt Good Enough

“Loving ourselves through the process of owning our story is the bravest thing we’ll ever do.” ~Brené Brown Lunge, turn, reverse, jump, land and rebound, push, pull, cut, run, double turn, fling, pause… Not good enough! Smooth the transitions, make it cleaner, find more ease! Heart pounds, ragged breath, muscles burn… You need more weight on […]

A Simple Plan to Overcome Self-Doubt and Do What You Want to Do

A Simple Plan to Overcome Self-Doubt and Do What You Want to Do

“Don’t let others tell you what you can’t do. Don’t let the limitations of others limit your vision. If you can remove your self-doubt and believe in yourself, you can achieve what you never thought possible.” ~Roy T. Bennett Ahh yes, self-doubt. Something that affects every single one of us at different times and at […]

Coping with the Grief of a Layoff: 5 Tips If You’re Looking for a Job

Coping with the Grief of a Layoff: 5 Tips If You’re Looking for a Job

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” ~Seneca We are in such a hard season of the economy, and the implications of people getting laid off are so real and unfortunately painful. No matter how competent or qualified you are, the job search process is hard. And even when you know your layoff […]

5 Ways to Start Valuing and Making the Most of Your Time More

5 Ways to Start Valuing and Making the Most of Your Time More

“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince Oh, how I loved sleeping when I was a teenager. I would sleep for twelve hours, just as babies do. And guess what else? Another favorite activity of mine was taking selfies until […]

It’s Okay to Have No Purpose Beyond Being and Enjoying This Moment

It’s Okay to Have No Purpose Beyond Being and Enjoying This Moment

“I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” ~Joseph Campbell I was sitting on my yoga mat with my legs stretched out in front of me. I bent forward into a fold, puffing and clenching my jaw as I extended […]

When You’re Ready for Change: You Need to Believe in Your Future Self

When You’re Ready for Change: You Need to Believe in Your Future Self

“Growth is uncomfortable because you’ve never been here before. You’ve never seen this version of you. So give yourself a little grace and breathe through it.” ~Kristin Lohr I was kinda sorta showing up. To the outside world, it looked like I was doing all of the things. I was smiling. I was talking about […]

The Missing Step to Making Your Dream Come True

The Missing Step to Making Your Dream Come True

“A dream written down with a date becomes a GOAL. A goal broken down into steps becomes a PLAN. A plan backed by ACTION makes your dreams come true.” ~Greg Reid We all have dreams, some of them really big. And if we are serious about achieving these dreams, the next logical step is to […]

She Was a Terrible Boss and I Quit: Why I Finally Gave Up

She Was a Terrible Boss and I Quit: Why I Finally Gave Up

“It’s true: people can change. People can learn, grow, and surprise us. But if someone does the same thing, over and over again—if they keep hurting, disrespecting, or disappointing you—it’s time to accept the way things are and ask yourself if you can really live with this. You can’t make someone change their pattern if […]

How I’m Honoring My Values Even Though I Have Conflicting Priorities

How I’m Honoring My Values Even Though I Have Conflicting Priorities

“No matter what kind of stuff you tell the world, or tell yourself, your actions reveal your real values. Your actions show you what you actually want.” ~Derek Sivers I need to be a productivity rockstar if I stand a chance of accomplishing everything important to me. There’s a book I want to write, a […]