Surviving Holiday Gatherings – Drama Free

Oh, the joys of the holiday season are upon us. Turkey and dressing. Latkes and a cherished family Dreidel. Decorating the Christmas tree while sipping hot cocoa (or spiked eggnog). We look forward to sharing delightful meals, making beautiful memories, and being surrounded by loving and supportive friends and family. Let’s be real, though. The […]

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Lessons from Paris

I was never one of those girls who longed to go to Paris. The idea of Paris – with its fashion and food and history – had an appeal, but to be honest, it wasn’t on my Bucket List of places to visit. I know that I’m wired differently from a great majority of the […]

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Find Your Moments of Perfection with Love

I had three perfect moments before 8 AM on an ordinary Tuesday morning. Though they lasted mere seconds, my heart was awash with gratitude and my soul was bathed in love. One happened during that twilight between dreaming and waking as a crisp breeze floated through the window. The second occurred as we were making […]

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When You Witness the Lives of Others

I spent time recently with some quite accomplished women that I know and adore. It’s soul tending and love and companionship and intimate and connection and life affirming all rolled into conversations over coffee and meandering walks and three course dinners. I know that the future of this world that we live in is up […]

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Hidden Clutter is a Sign of Perfection

When I was a little girl, my grandmother had pink toilet paper. I had forgotten all about it until the other day when I came across this 1960’s ad for Scott’s Toilet Paper. Looking back now, I know that despite my warm childhood memories of her, she wasn’t “perfect”, she was a perfectionist. Everything had […]

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Choose Love

Though each of us is on an individual journey here in this world, there is always a common connection to others. As a coach, I’m able to witness these the underlying themes that we all wrestle with. In a recent week of coaching, I saw the same similar questions coming from quite different people. Though […]

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Because Clutter Blocks Your Dreams

What’s standing in the way of bringing your dreams into your reality? What’s keeping you from leaning into those secret desires? What’s stopping you from taking that next baby step towards the kind of daily life you crave? What if I told you one of the things in the way of your dreams was clutter? […]

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Dance to the Beat of Your Own Drum

I believe that each of us is born into this world knowing who we are and what we long to experience in the world. We each have a little drum beating in our souls, meant to guide us towards the most nourishing path for our lives. Of course, we do our best to mute the […]

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Permit Autumn to Invite You Into Your Dreams

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, we just passed the official beginning of Autumn. I spent the first forty-years of my life in Texas, where the seasonal changes present with a notation on the calendar. Now, living in the Midwest, I am blessed to experience Mother Nature’s autumnal crayon box. I love everything about autumn. There […]

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Declare Your Secret Desires

One of the hardest things to do is to admit what we really desire in our lives. We fear ever uttering aloud those secret longings and the dreams we’ve been avoiding. Our minds thirst. Our souls yearn. Our hearts secretly lust. Most of the time, we neglect these deep-seated needs of our souls because what […]

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