be clear – 5 steps to identifying your innateness
20 Oct

Ever have times when you think to yourself, “I want to be so many things and so many different people all at once, but I only have one life. How do I choose?”

I know I sure have those moments. Sometimes they come as a contemplative thought, other times as a slap in the face in the middle of the night. Don’t even ask where my mind goes then.

It’s akin to being in one of those designer cupcake shops,…..

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Courage = Heart
13 Oct

Most of the time we think courage is a big emotion we muster up in times of need, when the clouds descend and life collapses around us with loud booming noises.

But often, the opposite is true. Sometimes it is the quietest of moments, when we can barely hear our own heart speaking, that require the most courage.

We are taught that courage is having the heart of a lion – but a lion doesn’t always roar. Watch carefully; each…..

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22 Sep

“You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind … but you can change yourself.” – Jim Rohn Looking out my living room window recently, I couldn’t tear my eyes away from the first bright streaks of yellow in the trees. Could fall be here so soon? The day before, I had put my youngest son on an airplane heading to Asia to experience a year of adventures he’d been dreaming about his whole life. I, however, was entirely…..

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The Many Faces of Courage
22 Sep

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anais Nin

As most of you know, I recently finished writing a book on women’s courage (it’s in the publisher’s hands and due out any day!) One of the numerous lessons I learned during this process is that courage is expressed in as many forms as there are people who feel it. Courage for a five-year-old shows up in quite a different way than for a teenager, parent, or ninety-year-old……

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