True Freedom – A Journey to Confidence

 “Confidence isn’t walking into a room with your nose in the air, and thinking you are better than everyone else, it’s walking into a room and not having to compare yourself to anyone else in the first place.” – There’s no greater sense of freedom than that which comes from […]

Anger Part 3 – 10 Ways To Cool It

In the heat of the moment, the best way to cool down when you start to become angry is to notice that you are (or are becoming) angry and REMOVE yourself from the situation. Immediately begin breathing in RHYTHYM – 3 breaths in, 4 breaths out for example – and […]

Anger Part 2 – The Turning Point for Me

So this excerpt from my personal “diary” (really, if something awesome happens and I want to record it, I pick up the nearest electronic device or go to the nearest computer and start typing about it – so it’s more like personal notes that I keep in a folder on […]

Anger Part 1- My Story

Anger is a downward spiral, a feeling of being out of control that builds on itself. It can feel good to entertain anger in the moment, but you often feel worse later. My own experience with anger began shortly after my separation and divorce. I began to feel angry over […]

Living Life From Within

So I’ve spent the last couple of days in sunny San Diego on a retreat with a group of amazing, talented and loving women. We are all here with the goal of furthering our businesses through the help of our wonderful business coach, Barb Wade. There are ten of us […]

Reclaiming Your Busy Life

Overachieving Moms Rejoice! You Can Have It All and Your Keep Your Sanity Too! Life is hectic and you like it that way. You thrive on being busy, productive, in control and on top of things. Other moms look to you and think, “how does she do it?  She has […]

What’s Your Eating Identity?

Our Eating Identity Food is a part of our identity. We often convey who we are and relate to others based on the foods we eat. How many conversations have you had that focus on what you fixed for dinner or ate for lunch?  We have a close relationship and […]

On Kindness and Parenting

Last weekend, I was sitting on the floor of our new empty house that is in the midst of being remodeled for us to move into. I sat there with my kids and my fiancé and we were having a “picnic” on one of the bedroom floors. As I handed […]

The Secret Ingredient to Compassion: Trust

“Love is not always enough.” This can be very true when it comes to relationships, including the relationship we have with ourselves. You can love yourself or another, but if you don’t trust (or are not willing to trust), you will find it very hard to be compassionate. We believe […]