November 1, 2018

 Why do we focus on all the things we CAN'T do?  I can't fix my hair that way.  I could never write a book.  I can't give a talk in front of a bunch of people.  I can't quit this job I hate.  I can't sleep without my pills.  I can't take up yoga.  I could never (fill i...

January 27, 2018

I knew I needed to establish a daily meditation practice when:

I realized I couldn't make it through dinner without checking my phone.

Silence was extremely uncomfortable, even terrifying to me.  I couldn't do anything without having some distracting noise, like the TV o...

November 22, 2017

 As soon as I open my eyes, the list begins.  Before my feet even touch the floor, I start naming and claiming.  This is my morning gratitude ritual. 

First thing each morning, I practice gratitude.  More than simply a passing thought of "I'm so thankful...

August 17, 2017

What are you ready to let go of?  What excess stuff have you been lugging around that you're ready to finally put down?  Here's what I'm ready to release:  Feeling bloated.  Being too tired to exercise.  A heavy, sluggish feeling in my body and mind.  Limiting beliefs...

July 10, 2017

"Stop focusing on what you're not, and focus on everything you are."

This thought came to me the other night as I was scrolling through social media -- which is never a smart thing to do at 3 a.m. -- and feeling kinda "loser-ish".  Why, you ask?  Because social media is...

May 18, 2017

I was recently stopped cold when I read this quote by Shauna Niequist  in her book, "Present Over Perfect".

“People love it when you say yes, and they get used to it – they start to figure out who the people are who will always say yes, always come through, always...

March 22, 2017

 I fight it every single day.  I mean every.  Single.  Day.  

The battle to love myself is real and ongoing.  I know there are people out there who genuinely just feel good about themselves, who wake up each morning and know deep inside that they are...

May 19, 2016

I had the privilege recently of speaking at an event in Pittsburgh, PA called "Women Rising."  It was a wonderful opportunity for me to talk about my own journey to wellness, and it was a great learning experience as well!  

 

Public speaking is NOT easy!  I have ha...

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