The Power of Using Your Voice

Boundary setting class

What’s burstin’ this month? BOUNDARIES. First, Happy 4th of July to all Americans. AND … no matter where you reside in the world, let’s use today as a reminder to honor your freedom and to use your voice. Your voice is powerful. It impacts the conversation, your relationships, your future. How you use your voice […]

The Secrets to a Lasting Relationship

The Secrets to a Lasting Relationship

My parents celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary earlier this month. My mom swears that part of the secret sauce in their marriage is that my dad makes her laugh. He swears she still has the butt of a nineteen-year-old! They both agree that lust, laughter, learning, shared values and mutual respect has been and still […]

How to Practice Body Acceptance

How to practice body acceptance

What’s shakin’ & bakin’ this month? All things body. Yep… we’re going there. Shape, size, health, societal influence and more. Everything from our curves, scars and stretchmarks to why body positivity picked up mainstream momentum, but body acceptance, eh, not so much. This month we’re exploring the topic: Bodies Beautiful. Against the backdrop of a […]

How to stop body policing and body shaming

Many ideals of beauty are racist and exclusive

Many ideals of beauty are racist and exclusive. Time and time again society places an emphasis on being thin, small, dainty. It’s as if the real message is, “Ladies, we’d really like you to take up less space.” Reality check: A healthy Great Dane, no matter how much she diets, will never be the size […]

How to Protect Your Mental Health: 2 Magical Phrases for Taking Your Power Back

2 Magical Phrases for Taking Your Power Back

I was coaching a woman a few weeks ago who was suffering. She was overwhelmed by the demands of her job, the headlines on her phone, the under-developed brain of her sixteen-year-old daughter, and she was just about to dive into another toxic situation when I shared two Magical Phrases. She immediately started laughing AND […]

Do you know how to listen to your intuition?

What’s brewin’ this month? Your inner knowing, that’s what. It’s bubbling up from the inside to whisper your truth. Have you had a hunch lately? Maybe you needed to avoid something or pick up the phone and call a friend? Each of us possesses a powerful guidance system within us – our Intuition. The more […]

How to Prioritize You: 2 Ideas for the Good Kind of Selfish

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I’m sharing two quick tips, reminders, perspectives, kicks-in-the-pants – whatever phrase you need me to say to make these items sticky. Prioritize YOU first… every month. Every day. Tip #1 – Monthly: First, let’s get realz. As much as I’d like to say, “Before you slot in the […]

How to Handle Life Challenges: Growth is Not a Punishment

I was coaching a woman last month when she said, “I could use a break from life’s lessons.” I get it. I know you get it too. Sometimes it feels like the Universe is pummeling us with her lessons, and we just need a moment of reprieve. A moment to breathe. Been there! For some […]

How to Deal with Difficult People: 2 Choices When You’ve Reached Your Limit

As y’all know, it’s Stress Awareness month so I want to share something useful & practical for helping you reduce your stress. Especially as it relates to the stress caused by another human. I was recently coaching a biz owner when the conversation shifted from professional to personal. Her teenage son was making some poor […]

The Wardrobe We Wear

What’s shakin’ this month?! Everything fashion. Starting with, when you look in your closet today do you love everything in it? As Marie Kondo would ask, does every item spark joy, or do you wear 20% of your wardrobe over and over? How do you think & feel about clothes? A. I love fashion and […]