We all f&*# up

We all f&*# up

Lately, I’ve been focused on the topic of forgiveness as it’s a challenging process - especially when it involves forgiving yourself

Are you confused about the meaning of unconditional love?

Are you confused about the meaning of unconditional love?

I have struggled with the term ‘unconditional love’. Early on, I believed it meant you were there for the person NO MATTER WHAT. But that felt off to me, especially when I was caught up in toxic situations …

You are human being NOT a human doing

You are human being NOT a human doing

I can already hear you asking: ‘What the heck is a human doing?’. It’s the same question I asked one of my own coaches when she said it to me as I sat in front of her totally spent, depleted, and done. A human doing is a person who spends all of their time doing something! Even when they sit down to rest, they can’t …

How to Marie Kondo your LIFE, not just your stuff!

How to Marie Kondo your LIFE, not just your stuff!

It seems everyone is talking about the hit Netflix show Tidying up with Marie Kondo. I get the hype as I’ve always enjoyed decluttering my closets and drawers. But I never realized that in that process, I was creating an energy shift. By getting rid of the old, I was creating room for the new. The amazing shift of energy that results from decluttering doesn’t only apply to your drawers and closets. Decluttering also applies to your life!

A few ways to cope when life gets TOUGH

A few ways to cope when life gets TOUGH

Life can really suck sometimes. You never know when it might throw you a nasty curve ball and place you under immense stress. It might be a divorce, caring for terminally ill parents, a job lay off, losing your home or tending to children with special needs due to an illness. Often, there is no rhyme or reason to the situation and we just have to make the best of it …

How rest and play will help you beat that "stuck" feeling

How rest and play will help you beat that "stuck" feeling

Over the holidays, I was tucked up, all warm and cozy under my plush blanket watching Netflix. The next thing I knew, a mean little voice popped up in my head and started yelling at me, “Get up! What’s wrong with you? Stop being lazy! Do something productive instead.” But then I remembered a fabulous quote from Brene Brown:

How to de-stress your holidays

How to de-stress your holidays

I know holidays can be a very stressful time of year. Things get hectic with those packed end-of-year schedules, the parties, the shopping, the cooking, and the added financial obligations. When stress is high, it’s easy to feel fatigued and your patience typically runs low.

Take off your mask

Take off your mask

I remember being so excited to go to Kmart and pick out my Halloween costume complete with a plastic mask. But as adults, wearing a mask isn’t always fun. Many of us choose to wear a wide range of “masks” in real life to hide who we really are because we’re scared to show people our true selves.

Turn your messy into a masterpiece

Turn your messy into a masterpiece

Imagine this: you’re relaxing on a serene beach with your friend. The water is crystal clear, the sand a powdery white and the sky the perfect shade of blue. You’re on cloud nine and super excited because you’re just about to share some exciting news with her. You turn to her and say …

Your mind is more resilient than you think

Your mind is more resilient than you think

I went through something this past weekend that really brought that home to me how resilient our minds are. I want to share it with you in the hopes it may help when your darkness comes calling.

Wrestle with pigs and all you end up getting is … DIRTY!

Wrestle with pigs and all you end up getting is … DIRTY!

I got a call from someone recently who was super angry. She called because she wanted me to ‘walk her off the ledge’ and prevent her calling someone who had been talking badly about her. She knew exactly what I was going to say because it’s something I’ve worked very hard to implement in my own life. And it’s this:

Stop Being Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Stop Being Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

There’s a place many of us get stuck in and I call it the ‘uncomfortable comfortable’. Being stuck there for too long has some dire consequences, but there is a way to get out. Here’s how.

Changing that ‘hard work’ mindset

Changing that ‘hard work’ mindset

Growing up, I often heard stories about how hard life was, how hard it was to get ahead, how hard you had to work to have what you want. So hard in fact that by the time you were done, you didn’t have the energy to enjoy your achievements!

How to silence that self-sabotaging inner voice

How to silence that self-sabotaging inner voice

Beginning something new is exciting, be it a job, a project or a relationship. But it can also be terrifying. It's no wonder then that you start to hear an annoying, ugly and almost-suffocating voice in your head (in Dolby Stereo!) - telling you how badly you suck; how you don’t have what it takes; how you’re not good enough to love etc.

You’re the right person to decide what’s best for you

You’re the right person to decide what’s best for you

Have you ever been so excited about an idea or a big dream and shared it with family and friends only to have them look at you like you’re out of your mind? It’s pretty crushing isn’t it? Well, I’m here to tell you that if you have a dream, you are NOT out of your mind! Here’s why …

The reality of relationships

The reality of relationships

Many of my coaching clients face relationship challenges. Usually they feel like they aren’t being heard, seen, supported or appreciated. You’re probably nodding your head right now having experienced at least one of these feelings! But there are a few things you can do to work on your relationships and ensure you move forward into a place of love, rather than darkness.

Why starting NOW the is key to unlocking your passions

Why starting NOW the is key to unlocking your passions

We are all multi-faceted, multi-passionate beings. And by that I mean there’s a variety of interests (or passions) that fire us. Some are super strong, while others burn a little less but no matter the strength, they make up who we are.

You can’t do it all - or can you?

Is the past dragging you down?

Is the past dragging you down?

So many of us live in the past and worry about the future. In doing so, we completely miss the joy in the now. To be able to focus on the good stuff, it’s crucial you learn how to let go of the past …

Allowing divine time to prepare you for your championships

Allowing divine time to prepare you for your championships

Have you ever heard about the concept of ‘divine timing’? It centers on the notion that everything happens at precisely the time it’s meant to. However, as we’re all creatures of the ego, we want things to happen when and how we want them to and when they don’t, it upsets us. But things really don’t work that way. Here’s why …

Why NOT to take things personally

Why NOT to take things personally

We’ve all been there – you’re at a party or an event and you approach someone but they give you the cold shoulder. It hurts, doesn’t it? It leaves you wondering what you did wrong to deserve such disrespect. It’s happened to me and it used to bother me so much that it ruined my entire day. Sometimes I even stewed on it bitterly for the whole week, creating stories in my mind about what I did wrong. What an utter WASTE of energy and time!