creating the perfect experience in life

Creating the Perfect Experience in Life

I’ve tried to live the way society has told me to live – get good grades, get a good job, go for the American dream, and save for retirement. I checked all the right boxes and got everything I’ve ever wanted. But it felt nothing but suffocating – on the outside it was shiny and glamorous, on the inside it …

Being Authentic Why You Should Care

Being Authentic: Why You Should Care?

I’m playing with the idea of what’s the point of being authentic this week. Why do we even want that? When we lose ourselves, it’s easy to extrapolate everything else we lose. We lose the meaning in life, we don’t get what we want, we aren’t happy, and we aren’t living the life that we are meant to live. This …

Being Authentic When Are You Not

Being Authentic: Where Are You Not?

As my business continues to evolve, I continue to look for a better answer to what’s the point of what I’m doing? As much as I dislike the word “authentic”, it turns out that’s what I’m doing. I want to bring out the authentic you, the part of you that is bright and shiny, instead of the toned down matte …

What's really stopping you from getting what you want

What’s Really Stopping You from Getting What You Want…

What will happen when you get exactly what you want? I asked a client this question, and she froze. On the surface, you may think that it’s happily ever after when you get what you want. Most of the time, though, we don’t let ourselves get there. We stop before we get exactly what we want and we get in …

Emotional Shift that Saved My Marriage

The Emotional Shift That Saved My Marriage

This article was originally published on mindbodygreen.com. I spent a long time reacting to anger rather than actually learning to deal with it healthily. Before I knew how to manage anger, my relationship was centered on the axis of a power struggle. Whoever yells the loudest wins. Whoever gets angrier gets what he or she wants. Finally learning how to …

Inner peace comes from the inside and the inside only

Looking for Inner Peace to Get Creative? 3 Ways to Get Going

As a creative writer, I’m always looking for places where I can have inner peace and feel inspired to write. I knew I had to create space and peace for me in order to write. And the only way I knew how was to fix my outer world, hoping that when I have outer peace, I would also have inner …