I want to share a process I use for managing my mind…so I can think better, feel better, and live better.
Dear White Woman…an invitation
Being a Difficult Woman means challenging the status quo. For me, that comes from a place of self-approval, love and compassion. To understand myself more deeply and that includes recognizing the privilege I have based on the color of my skin. White privilege.
5 People-Pleasings Lessons That Changed My Life
Do you often doubt yourself, get stuck in indecision or feel overwhelmed by all the things in life? You might be a chronic people pleaser. Here are 5 lessons I learned that changed my life…for the better.
Anger, Blame & Self-Approval
When I was young, there was a lot of anger in our household. Anger and blame went hand in hand like peanut butter and jelly. “Who did this???” “No me.”
The Grief We Don’t Talk About
Grief comes in many forms. Most often, we think about the grief of losing a beloved – a…
I Am a Difficult Woman
I’ve been immersed in the study of shame. How it is created, how it lives in our bodies,…
Got Quirks?? Me too…
I often say, “weird is a side effect of awesome” yet is has taken me a long time to truly know, love and embody my own quirks and weirdness.
A Beautiful Messy Experiment
Nomadic living has been an interesting journey so far, but what I most want to share with you is the idea that life is a beautiful messy experiment…all of it. Everything is an experiment and each of us is the researcher of our lives.
5 Things I’ve Learned in 5 Weeks
It’s been about 5 weeks of learning to live on the road and there are a few things I’ve learned, mostly about myself.
Panic, Dread, Shame…a love note from the road
Life on the road had been beautiful and trying but it is in the trying moments that I am realizing how much shame I have carried in my life.
The Power of Getting Naked
The year I turned 60, I was part of a book a friend was writing about the power of yoga and meditation to heal and transform. The book was never published yet the experience was extraordinary.
Reinvention in Motion
The whole idea of reinvention might seem crazy to you, but to me, it’s a necessary part of life and this journey I’m on. We are meant to grow, change, and evolve, and it’s impossible to reinvent yourself when you’re holding firmly to who you’ve been.
Decide With an Open Heart
I just signed the purchase and sales agreement for the sale of my home. WOW! It was a…
Creativity takes the courage to let go of certainty. Creativity isn’t limited to the world of art. We are all creators, creating our lives with each breath, each thought, each word, each choice.
Eat your peas or meet your needs?
I’ve been triggered a lot in the last few weeks. Yep…it happens. I’ve done a lot of healing work and continue to do so, and still, triggers happen.
Is People-Pleasing Really So Bad?
Everyone is taught to people-please. We learn to belong by keeping the rules of belonging in our families and other groups. We learn to please others to get our needs met. It become a problem when belonging requires us to abandon ourselves.
Are You Willing to Break the Rules?
Ready to break the rules and come back to yourself? To boldly create this next half of your life and follow your dreams…are you willing to break the rules?