Three Ways to Stop Dreading & Start Celebrating More alignment change facing fears fear goals happiness live your truth new years resolutions pillars of living fully success principles take action wording

It’s my birthday!

I am officially closing out one decade – decade! – and moving into a new one, and I’m reeeeaaaally looking forward to celebrating in the weeks ahead. I love celebrating my birthday a lot a lot! (No, that's not a typo.) I do a number of fun things and...

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Where's Your Time Going? Stuff vs Living change clutter comfort zone enjoy the journey getting started goals happiness live your truth personal freedom present moment relationships take action

Have you seen the Ewan McGregor “Stuff” commercial yet? The commercial shows McGregor walking through various scenes talking about how he doubts that any of us will look back on our lives and think about how we wish we would have got a sportier vehicle or thinner TV or trendier scent...

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It's Just Too... alignment be the change clarity comfort zone enjoy the journey fear goals habits happiness honor the struggle live your truth mindset pillars of living fully right time success principles take action

Can you think of a time when you blew things up in your mind to be way bigger than they ended up actually being? Like something being much more difficult or taking significantly longer than what played out? I imagine that we've all done that from time to time, right? After all, how can we predict...

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Turning the Noise Off - Why You Need to Take Time for Yourself calm chaos clarity enjoy the journey habits happiness journaling live your truth mindfulness present moment self love

About a month ago, I hosted a virtual vision board making workshop where I shared some of the key steps to creating a vision board the right way. (Maybe you were there!) It was so much fun and everyone had a really great time. I was surprised by the number of people who had never created a vision...

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How well do you know your Self? Could you be selling yourself short? alignment authenticity change clarity comfort zone fear goals habits happiness honor your truth know yourself live your truth neuroscience should subconscious take action you deserve more

We all like to think that we know ourselves. I mean, come on. Haven’t we quite literally been the one who’s been there the entire time, in every single waking – and sleeping – moment? Seems like that should mean something, right?

And we have all of our friends and family...

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Beauty, Patience & Enjoying the Journey enjoy the journey forgive happiness mindfulness mindset perspective present moment release self acceptance self love should

When I was out on my daily walk the other day, I was feeling especially grounded in the moment as I was consciously appreciating some of my favorite mountain views in Costa Rica. As I went to take a picture (despite already having loads of duplicates), I was struck by a thought:

Why do we tend to...

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Develop the Clarity You Need: 3 Actions You Can Take alignment authenticity clarity comfort zone getting started happiness honor your truth know yourself live your truth pillars of living fully should

Can you remember a time when you were struggling to figure out which way to go in life or how to handle a sticky situation? Or when you were deciding between staying at your current not-so-fulfilling job where you knew what to expect versus accepting a position at a new company that seemed...

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Next Time You're In a Bad Mood, Do This... change comfort zone enjoy the journey frustration happiness heartbreak honor the struggle mindfulness mindset present moment release self love stress management

The other day I was not in a good mood. AT ALL. I was feeling frustrated, overwhelmed, and generally pretty darn cranky. 

But….

Even though I wasn’t in a good mood, I was still happy. I was still enjoying my journey. 

I’m sure you’re thinking: Oh, come on!...

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Is It Confrontation or Expressing Your Truth? happiness honor your truth live your truth take action

Have you ever felt like you had something important to express or talk about with someone close to you, perhaps in a romantic relationship, but were afraid that it would start an argument? Maybe it’s something that may impact or involve the other person, or something that upset you during a...

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Do You Wish You'd Let Yourself Be Happier? enjoy the journey getting started gratitude happiness mindfulness present moment

How many times have you thought to yourself things like:

When I…

  • get that job
  • finally find that special someone
  • buy a new car
  • get promoted
  • have more money

then I will…be less stressed

then I will…be able to relax

then I will…be happy

What do...

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Are you 'really' being self-ISH? calm habits happiness mindfulness self love stress management

I couldn’t tell you how many friends and clients I’ve had the same conversation with for years now. In a nutshell, they share how busy they are running their kids here and there, taking on more and more work projects, constantly cleaning their house and doing house projects, helping...

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