Opting Out of the Holiday Hustle

The end of Summer marks a shift in our energetic patterns. We pick up the pace and return to routine. Just when we settle in, we squeeze in all the activities and obligations of the holidays. No wonder New Year’s resolutions fail. By January, we’re burned...
What it Takes to Generate and Constitute a Self

What it Takes to Generate and Constitute a Self

Life itself has an inertia, a way it’s going by default. The momentum of life and business as usual overtake us and we don’t act to change it. Generally speaking, successful people live differently. They create a “Miracle Morning” or have some routine that gets them...
Two Elements of Self Care for the Strong

Two Elements of Self Care for the Strong

I used to think of self care as something for wimpy people and workaholics. Like an excuse to be lazy or to refresh or reboot. Even a year ago, self care just seemed like a maintenance system to keep my cup full. A way to be more intentional about my commitments, to...
The Perils of Positive Thinking

The Perils of Positive Thinking

Once I posted it, I had to DO it. To walk my talk. To prove to myself that I could. The article discusses a mindset shift: from a default negativity bias to a strengths-basis. The “publish” button catalyzed my personal practice going public. I’m now the facilitator of...
From Biased to Best

From Biased to Best

We’re solidly into the new year. We have our vision boards done, goals planned, and “word” for the year set. I love that stuff and did it all. Yet, as I worked my plan, my actions felt hollow and unclear. There was something I wasn’t seeing. It reminded me of those...
Upgrade Your Energy Mini-Workshop 2017

Upgrade Your Energy Mini-Workshop 2017

What does it mean to Upgrade Your Energy? There’s something about this time of year… managing the natural desire to draw inward, cozy up, reflect and relax against the rising fervor of holiday gifting, gathering, and merry-making. There’s the year-end mind-bend of...