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The importance of becoming your best self

Some days we don’t get it. We miss the importance of becoming our best selves. Some days we criticize and judge. Others and ourselves. We betray our bodies. We berate them instead of embracing them. We let our negative thoughts spiral. Downward and downward. We try to control. Everything. Then the sun goes down, we… View Article

Do you love your body?

Life is hard. Getting to your 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond… it ain’t for wussies! Yesterday’s LIVE, global conversations were so insightful, wise and funny. We dove into all things body positivity and not! What I’m learning, really learning, is that when women connect, share their truth and affirm other women, we make it a… View Article

Body acceptance is hard.

Have you ever been on a diet? Have you ever wanted to slow down the aging process? Have you ever rubbed your hand over an aspect of your body and wished you could do something about it? Trick questions?! Nope, just honest and relatable ones. Body acceptance is hard. Full stop. And we need to… View Article

How to stop body policing and body shaming

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… View Article

How to cultivate a positive body image

How might our lives change if we were more body confident? Cultivating a positive body image is not about seeing, saying or believing that we look fabulous every moment of the day. It’s about accepting ourselves, just as we are, in this moment. Curves. Stretchmarks. Hair. Scars. Wrinkles. And all. But it’s not easy. Society… View Article

Difficult to accept and appreciate your body?

Get a boob job? Not get a boob job? So many women ponder this choice. As a small chested gal, I asked myself these questions for years! In the early 2000s, when I lived in Atlanta, I dated a guy who told his friends, “The next girl I date will have bigger boobs.” I said… View Article

1 question to support your body image

You never hated your body until somebody else told you that your body wasn’t good enough. Serena Williams, tennis player and winner of 23 grand slam single titles, shared, “Since I don’t look like every other girl, it takes a while to be okay with that. To be different. But different is good.” Different IS… View Article

Why we should identify our emotions

Feeling a wide spectrum of emotions lately? You’re not alone. Identifying EACH emotion helps you fully process what you’re experiencing so you can move through it rather than repress it. To honoring your human experience. All of it. Hugs, AmyK

Practicing body acceptance

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 world that engages in body policing… View Article

FREE Guide: Reconnecting with ourselves & others

Imagine having the ideal set of communication skills to break down barriers, inspire action, heal relationships, solve problems and create real connection. What if you had the confidence and courage to share your ideas, speak with conviction and honor the worth of your own voice? You’d be unstoppable: both brilliant in business and happy in… View Article

Wisdom of the body

This month we’re talking all things intuition. AND OUR CONVERSATIONS ROCKED! Women, we are so so wise. Wiser than we know. I’m still thinking about last week’s conversations in my daily activities today because SO MUCH GREAT INSIGHT was shared. We dove into all the knowledge our bodies contain. I know, I know, you’re super… View Article

How to create and sustain true happiness

Four definitions for how to create and sustain true happiness lead to one fundamental choice. You in? Tal Ben-Shahar, creator of the most popular course in Harvard’s history, teaches that happiness resides at the intersection of purpose and pleasure. He encourages us to choose a path of meaning and enjoy the journey along the way…. View Article

Get in touch with your heart and gut

If you could heighten your intuition, in what current areas of your life would you value its input? Where might your inner wisdom help you the most today? Intuition, a sixth sense of knowing, is so important to living your life with greater ease, it’s why we’re talking about how to get in touch with… View Article

Our intuition is like a muscle

Lisa Prosen says, “Our intuition is like a muscle, we must practice listening to it and trusting its wisdom.” How do you strengthen your intuition muscle so peace comes easily? Our next LIVE conversation is this Wednesday, May 19th. To get access to the weekly Contemplative Guides for journaling and to join the monthly LIVE… View Article

Acknowledge your heart wisdom

You were born with intuition, an inner voice, and like many adults with a “practical” education, you’ve learned to dismiss it, discount it or completely ignore it. But it’s an intelligence, a sixth sense, that shouldn’t be ignored. Maybe you had one of those “hunches” years ago that helped you “dodge a bullet.” Perhaps your… View Article

Honoring Mothers

Today we celebrate and honor motherhood, with all of its trials and triumphs. To all the moms who pour their hearts and souls into the hardest job on the planet, we thank you. We are so grateful for your strength and fortitude. Big, big hugs! And a special thanks to my mom. To showing me… View Article

Trust 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… View Article

Listen to your inner voice

Have you ever noticed, in hindsight, your Inner Teacher was trying to share a lesson before you learned it the hard way? You possess a powerful guidance system within you – your intuition. Some call it a sixth sense. Some call it your highest intelligence. I call it your truth. At a cellular level your… View Article

1 way to act more loving toward others

With all that’s going on in the world… I thought we could all use a reminder that beauty still blooms. Especially from our words and actions. I had a tough decision this week… and I chose love. Sure, it would have been easier to do the selfish thing, but when you stop and ask yourself,… View Article

The best accessories are confidence & courage

This month we’re talking all things wardrobe. From how clothes can affect your mood to how they’re used as status symbols, and how fashion creates an enormous economic engine with good and bad consequences. For women, it’s often said the best accessories are confidence & courage as we head out to challenge the status quo… View Article

The psychology of wardrobe & fashion

According to Statista, the global apparel market is projected to grow in value from 1.5 trillion U.S. dollars in 2020 to about 2.25 trillion dollars by 2025, showing that the demand for clothing and shoes is on the rise around the world. This number is staggering which is why we’re talking about fashion, style and… View Article

How clothes influence our behaviors

Vera Wang says, “A woman is never sexier than when she is comfortable in her clothes.” What clothes are you wearing when you feel most like yourself? This month we’re talking all things wardrobe. What clothes say TO you. What clothes say ABOUT you. How clothes influence our behaviors. Good & Bad. Oh yes, it’s… View Article

What you wear matters

Whether you wear all black and live a colorful life, or your closet is coordinated by all shades on the color wheel, we’re diving in to ask you… what do your wardrobe choices say about you, and what do you have to say about the world’s wardrobe choices? Sometimes, wearing the “wrong” clothes can distract… View Article

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? A. I love fashion and everything in my closet. B. I wear 20%… View Article

Where in your life are you feeling disconnected?

Yesterday, I woke up and felt disconnected. Disconnected from myself, disconnected from others. I’ve discovered that when this feeling washes over me, the best way to deal with it is to dive into it rather than repress it. I ask myself: Where in my life, specifically, or with whom, am I feeling disconnected? How am… View Article

3 women who help me walk my path

Years ago, when I was trying to figure out who I was supposed to be and what path I was supposed to be walking, Martha Beck handed me a compass and a flashlight and helped me find my way. Many books later she kept me stepping forward. Lorna Catford and Kay Leigh Hagan helped me… View Article

A bit of sunshine in the darkness of the pandemic

Does your voice matter? Does your vote count? You sure? My nephew was assigned to read Carol Anderson’s One Person, No Vote. I read it along with him so we could talk about the injustice of denying a person the right to vote simply because they are black. What’s happening to our democracy? Anderson tells… View Article

4 women who help me find my way back to myself

I was first introduced to Shakti Gawain in my twenties, and every few years her books “make an appearance” in my life to remind me that my imagination to dream, to visualize, to affirm a future that I can co-create with the Universe is a gift bestowed at birth. We come into this world to… View Article

3 women who help us learn, unlearn, and start doing the work

Austin Channing Brown. Rachel Ricketts. Ijeoma Oluo. Sadly, I came to know these three brilliant female authors through senseless tragedy. Nonstop senseless tragedy. The fact that these women endured even more trauma as they wrote their books, just to help us “get it” makes me angry and… very thankful. Coming to grips with a world… View Article

3 women who challenge us to live a “one wild and precious life”

March. Women’s History Month. Reality Check. Every month should be about celebrating the brilliant women throughout history who uplift our voices, our bodies, our spirits, and those who continue to do so today. Every month should focus on those who have held & truly heard the marginalized and acted on their behalf. Those who gave… View Article

My vices revealed

Coffee. Cocktails. Conversation. AKA: vices. Like a toddler with a toy who won’t let go, I’m fond of all three. I love the smell of freshly brewed coffee. I love a perfectly blended martini or a good glass of bubbly. I love meaningful conversation & connection. How ‘bout you? Any vices? Cyber safe hugs, AmyK… View Article

Real connection comes from THIS

Real connection doesn’t come from: Number of likes Number of followers Number of hours spent scrolling Real connection is generated in: Conversation Shared experiences Feeling heard and understood When you invest in real connection you’re restored and refueled. Anything you’d add? Cyber safe hugs, AmyK I invite you to learn more. It’s free. Join us… View Article

When we love what we do, others love it too!

When we love what we do, others love it too! One of the best ways to connect with our customers is to share our genuine excitement and passion for what we do to serve and support them. On last month’s Coffee, Cocktails & Conversation call, Shaily won a gift and sent us this heartfelt video… View Article

Plagued by ‘what-if’ thinking?

What if? What if? What if? Many of us are plagued by ‘what-if’ thinking. What if I’d said yes instead of no? What if that job I quit had led to a great career? What if that relationship I left had become stronger? “What if” moments can also be positive and fill us with possibility…. View Article

Experience uplifting & inspirational conversations

Heartfelt connections. Our second LIVE Meaningful Conversation happened last month and it was eye-opening. Life is NOT easy, and we all have moments when we have to stand up for ourselves. We explored The Power & Art of Apology and so many great insights were shared. Plus, a few tears and some surprise gifts… because… View Article

Celebrating & honoring all the brilliant, bad-ass women

We all know that woman. She’s brilliant. She’s kind. She’s compassionate. She gets things done. She smiles. She serves. She knows how to hold others up. She gives us hope. She’s beautiful inside and out. And every time we see her, we think, “She gets it!” To celebrating and honoring all the brilliant, bad-ass women… View Article

Morning routines are important

Lovin’ this green goodness. It’s like a gulp of gorgeous sunshine every time. Kale, spinach, celery, apple, lemon and ginger. Morning routines are important. So many, really, so many motivational speakers and authors say, “Win the morning, win the day.” For me, this is a great way for my body and spirit to wake-up and… View Article

Exploring “sliding door” moments

Ever wish something happened that didn’t? Ever wonder what “might have been” if a scenario had played out differently? Parallel Paths is this month’s journaling & conversation theme based on the movie Sliding Doors starring Gwyneth Paltrow and John Hannah. The movie taps into our desire to explore alternatives, to wonder about other possible paths… View Article

Feel more supported & connected

Miss our brilliant conversation last week on The Power & Art of Apology? It was so much fun. And deep. And heartfelt. There was an energy on this call that I wish I could bottle and carry around in my pocket for every time I need a pick me up! You might be feeling bummed… View Article

Do you have a unique or fun quirk?

I used to think quirks were for covering up. I didn’t want people to know the “weird side” of me. At 49, I embrace my quirks full-heartedly. They’re what make me unique, fun and approachable. As in, our quirks make it easier for us to connect, one perfectly imperfect & quirky human to another. I… View Article

A place for uplifting conversation

Do you love sippin’ your favorite cocktail or glass of wine while connecting with a dear girlfriend?! Me too! And even in this crazy pandemic, Zoom Happy Hours are helping me stay connected. Raise your hand if you’re in the mood for a fun cocktail & conversation! Let me know what you’re sipping this week… View Article

The Power & Art of Apology

Ever receive an apology that was so heartfelt it made you cry? Ever receive an apology that left you feeling as empty as the sound of their insincere words? The Power & Art of Apology is this month’s journaling & conversation theme. Apologies, done right, can right a wrong and create a sacred space for… View Article

Focusing on connection

I spent much of last week really focusing on connection. Time with my guy reminiscing on the highlights of our fabulous travel adventures pre-pandemic. Time with friends, talking about our dreams and plans for 2021. I’ve gotta say I miss being able to connect in-person with all my favorite peeps, but I’m loving and savoring… View Article

Can you relate?

Yesterday was another 90 mph day. I hopped on the treadmill with a piece of breakfast toast in hand. And I started laughing. My first thought: I’m either incredibly efficient or I’ve completely lost the plot!” Can you relate?? Ever have a moment where you question just what it is exactly you’re doing?! Cyber safe… View Article

Exploring Our Origin Stories

AMAZING!!! BRILLIANT!!! FUN!!! Our first LIVE GLOBAL Meaningful Conversation happened last week and it was so powerful my brain is still buzzin’ and my heart is still full. We explored Our Origin Stories and so many great insights came out of these conversations. Plus, a lot of laughter and some surprise gifts… because that’s how… View Article

How you can practice concern for the well-being of others

Altruism is the belief in and the practice of selfless concern for the well-being of others. Might we all see the light of a better, more inclusive future for all. Might we all walk in the light of a better, more inclusive future for all. Might we all, through our own practices and actions, create… View Article

Our first LIVE GLOBAL Meaningful Conversation

Our first LIVE GLOBAL Meaningful Conversation happens this Jan 20th! And it’s going to be epic. Women from all around the world are participating in this conversation because we need to be heard, held, expanded and uplifted. Our inaugural topic: Our Origin Stories Want to join us and get in on the fun and inspiration?… View Article

She Gets It Launches Today!

Pop the bubbly! She’s here! I’ve spent the last four months deep in design & creation mode and she’s finally ready for you. Do you remember back in elementary school when you’d spend hours creating glued-on macaroni pictures and you’d feel butterflies in your stomach about gifting them to your parents? That’s me… today. And… View Article