I want to pay off my MasterCard I want to lose ten pounds I want to be in a passionate, connected relationship I want to be successful in my career and land the promotion We all have goals. We all have things we want that we don’t currently have. But too often, we set goals…

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Anything worthwhile requires struggle. If success comes easy, there’s a catch. If it’s too good to be true, it probably is. Sound familiar? In our culture, we’re taught that pain has a purpose. We believe suffering equals success. We live by a no pain, no gain mentality that says we have to undergo ordeals in…

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I especially love to celebrate others, but it’s always been harder for me to celebrate myself. However, with the encouragement of family and friends, I’m changing that. I’m allowing myself to be celebrated and I’m celebrating my life – especially all of the lessons I’ve learned these last 37 years (as well as the ones…

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Despite our best laid plans and intentions, sometimes things just don’t go our way. It’s the reason we have backup plans and Plan B’s. It’s why we’re researching our next move while still trying to make headway with the goal we’re working on. It’s why we create pacts with our girl/guy friends in order to…

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“You need to think about who you are…” she said. Her words caught me off guard. Admittedly I had felt a little lost over the last year between matters of the heart and career, but in no way did I think I had lost sight of who I am. “…because I don’t know who that…

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This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week and I took a moment today to think about my journey over the last 15 years. It’s incredible easy to be hyper focused on where we want to go and how far we have to go to get there. Whether it’s recovery or healing or health or…

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  In life we’re told to “raise the bar”, a mantra that promises to yield higher results, a stronger work ethic and growing momentum in the direction we want. It’s a mindset nearly all motivational gurus profess and one that I sold and believed in…until I came across this quote:   “We do not rise…

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  The other day I was updating my calendars for this year and 2019 with upcoming trainings and workshops and I realized I was actually writing down things I’ve been working towards for a while now. It was a moment of deep gratitude and something I don’t take for granted. But, it was also in…

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  I was talking to a friend last week about how I feel like I’m always in a constant state of rebuilding my classes.   “What does that tell you?” he asked.   “Ha. That there’s some deep spiritual lesson I need to get about starting over?”   “No. Well, maybe, I dunno. That’s not…

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  The other day I was talking to my dear friend, Kevin Michael about his dreams and aspirations.   “You know,” he said, taking a long, dramatic pause, “this,” and he waved his hands in a circular motion around him, “this is the side hustle. The real dream is to perform onstage to 200 million…

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