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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In your life, are you more driven by what inspires you or what scares you? Last week as I was navigating some deep-seated not-enough stories and wrestling with the fear of filming my classes, I found myself up against the wall, an ultimate moment of brutal and honest truth, asking myself: Are you more driven…

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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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“You have a story,” she said, “You have a lot to your story.” I sat with it for a moment. “I guess,” I hesitated, “I just feel like there’s soooo many stories and books out there, just like mine. What makes mine really worth telling?” “You do have a story,” she reiterated, “And your story…

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  I teach somewhere in the ballpark of 15 classes a week (if I’m helping with class coverage that number is easily closer to 20), in addition to writing and publishing a weekly blog, creating and sending out monthly content for intenSati, prepping and planning my own lessons and creating playlists, facilitating teacher trainings –…

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  “You know what we’re going to put you in?” she said.   My eyes rolled back in my head at the tangible excitement in her voice. I knew that tone. I had heard it many times during our coaching calls. It meant she had an assignment, one that wouldn’t be easy, one that would…

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  You’re on the verge of breaking every day and it’s not healthy. Even worse, you’re defending it. You’re defending your own mental health and stability – do you think it’s OK to live the way you are living right now? Do you want to live like that?   Her words hit me like a…

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  Every December I take time to reflect on the previous year. I take stock of my wins and my challenges. I take time to process my learnings and opportunities for growth. I reflect so that I can reframe for the year ahead.   When I think about it, I’ve been reflecting on the year…

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  This is the time of year I pick a word for the year ahead. But, before I tell you about why I do this and why I’ve chosen a word for my year for the last 5 years – before I even tell you what word I’ve chosen for 2017 – I want to…

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  I was six years old when I first conceived the idea that I wasn’t good enough. Being on the pageant stage with other girls my age – being evaluated by a panel of judges on various criteria – somehow reinforced this idea that my worth, who I was, was extrinsic. Even at the tender…

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