When Fear Triggers Your Response

Each of us has an instinctive reaction to perceived danger. Physiologists call this the flight-fight-or-freeze response. When we are in a situation that feels like a threat to our safety, security or life, the primal part of our brains (amygdala aka “lizard brain”)...

Love Your Life: Get Off the Fence

Want to know the first step to falling in love with your life?  Getting off the fence and deciding that you are going to do it.  I know it sounds simple, but darling, we often underestimate the power of decision. It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get...

Hoist Your Sails!

The last couple of weeks, I’ve written about seeing your life as a ship.  In order to live the life of your dreams – the life you were meant to live – you lovingly and joyfully create a compass to guide you.  Though there are four points on a compass, this compass is...

Smoke a Peace Pipe

I am guessing that you are a lot like me:  you have big dreams and goals. You want to be in a loving relationship. You want to write a book.  You want to spend your summers at the beach. You tell yourself:  I want to be in a relationship where my partner loves me...

How to Get Back on Path

Last week, I wrote about the mind will attempt to distract you from the voice of your heart.  Though I’m good at listening into my heart, don’t think for a moment that I’m immune from the tricks your mind will play on you.  In fact, I am able to articulate that...