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 …

Meaning is personal Its all about you and your perspective

What Does It Even Mean to Create Meaning in Life?!

Do you want to create meaning in your life? Are you looking to do something meaningful and leave a mark in the world? I’m pondering on the question… do I want to create meaning for me, or for the world? Some people think art is meaningful — art makes people smile and connects us to our feelings. Music lifts us …

You are not alone Getting into a funk can happen to anyone

How to Snap Out of it When You’re in a Funk

This article was originally posted on The Huffington Post. Do you have days when you just don’t feel like getting out of bed? Getting into a funk can happen to anyone. Even when our lives are going well, there’s nothing wrong with it — we can still fall into one. I have a business that makes me excited, a husband …