Wisdom Department

4 Practices to Invite in Pleasure… and Say Goodbye to Stress

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Most women live in a chronic state of stress.  From the foods they eat to comparing to others to sleep deprivation to daily responsibilities… There is always something that can trigger stress. And most of the time, this trigger is lack.  Lack of time, support, money, love.  Lack is the chronic state of “not enough” which has become an epidemic in our lives.  And it is the exact opposite energy of why so many of us became entrepreneurs and change-makers.  Lack dams freedom and leaves us feeling depleted rather than fully resourced. Living in a chronic state of low level (or high level!) stress infringes on our quality of life.   And yet, when asked how to reduce stress, most women are truly stumped.  They look at their business or … [Read Full Article...]

3 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Thoughts

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Spring is a great time for decluttering your home and office and detoxing your body. There is a lightness and a renewed energy as the weather warms and new life begins to spring up all around us. This season, what if you added a new ritual to your Spring Cleaning routine? Clearing out your … [Continue Reading...]

The Modern Day Goddess’s Guide To A Magical Springtime

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My core belief is: life is magic. What I know for sure is that if you choose to look at life through a magical lens… life becomes a joyful, interesting and pleasure-filled adventure of EPIC proportions. How do I know this? Because, I live it… each and everyday of my life and have for a very, very … [Continue Reading...]

Insights into Illness and Injury

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Our bodies speak to us and we can learn a great deal about health and wellness, if we are willing to listen.  Illness and injury have not only a physical component but also a spiritual and emotional one as well.  We are not victims of what happens to us.  Yet we often use language that paints that … [Continue Reading...]

The REAL Secret to the Empowered Life!

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Many eons ago, in times now long forgotten, a much-revered Goddess sat and contemplated her world.   Like you, she had fought many battles, won and lost a few wars, been stung by the disappointment and hurt of rejection and uplifted by love.   Her heart had been broken open by loss more than once … [Continue Reading...]

Three Techniques to Read People

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As a psychiatrist my job is to read people, not just what they say, but who they are. Interpreting verbal and nonverbal cues, I want to see past their masks into the real person. Logic alone won’t tell you the whole story about anybody. You must surrender to other vital forms of information so that … [Continue Reading...]

The Wise Woman Way: Leading an Authentic Life

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How do you know if you are leading an authentic life? What is an authentic life? Let’s work like a sculptor, taking away what isn’t part of what we wish to sculpt. We will get faster results by looking at the negative space – what we don’t want – than by trying to be positive. Instead of focusing … [Continue Reading...]

Connect to Your Inner Guide

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When it comes to health and wellness, we all know that we should eat better, exercise and not engage in unhealthy behavior like smoking or drinking excessively. However, few people realize that within us all there is a valuable resource that can provide strength and wisdom and guide us towards a … [Continue Reading...]

Simply… Empowered! Why Did I Let You Dull My Shine?

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So it happened! Exactly what I’ve been afraid would happen. I recently posted some new photos on Facebook that my 17-year-old daughter (a budding new make-up artist and photographer) took of me. Truth be told, I’ve been stepping back into my “Woman Energy” over the past few months – really getting … [Continue Reading...]

What is Your Soul Language?

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If you told me a dozen years ago that one day I would guide people to consciously connect to their Souls, I think I'd have laughed it off. Soul Language was divinely downloaded while seeking an answer to one big, multi-layered question from the Universe : How can I receive more community interested … [Continue Reading...]

Embrace Your Authentic Self in Life and Business

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So many of us fall into the habit of living life through the different masks we wear and the roles we play. We often have preconceived notions as to how our roles are supposed to look. Some of us grew up with “June Cleaver” of the TV show “Leave it to Beaver” as the model mother and wife: dressed in … [Continue Reading...]