Wisdom Department

5 Simple, Yet Powerful, Habits for Living in the Now

Habits, Present Moment

From birth, we’re pressured to plan, project, and plot out our lives. And while I heartily advocate envisioning your future, ancient wisdom reminds us that our best possible future begins now — and, more specifically, in being able to live in the now. What does this mean? Think back to your last captivating conversation, walk in nature, or some enchanting street. Or think about the last time you created art, music, a craft, or a great meal. You were fully focused and engaged with what was inside and out. Life was rich, full of color and dimension. Do you remember what it felt like to be fully present in that moment? Intentionally getting to this state can sometimes be difficult. Today, we battle not only our future-centric conditioning, … [Read Full Article...]

The Power of Sound Healing

Have you ever experienced listening to music, and feeling it within your body, or noticing it affect your emotions? Have you heard music that caused your body to relax, and your mind to clear? Sound is a profound and effective healer. I'm sure we have all experienced moments when we hear some music … [Continue Reading...]

5 Practices to Shift Unworthiness into Self-acceptance

Do you ever feel like no matter what you do, it's just not good enough, or that you just don't measure up? Do you ever feel like you don't really deserve the good things in life, like love, success, or happiness? That you are, in some way, unworthy? Unworthiness is a "demon" I have been battling my … [Continue Reading...]

Saying YES! To A Different Future It All Begins With A Decision

I tell my clients “It all begins with a decision . . . Your decision to say YES to a different future.” It’s true.  . . . And sometimes life just makes the choice for you.   I’m a radical coach and I didn’t just decide to be radical, my experiences in life have guided me on a pretty crazy path at … [Continue Reading...]

6 Steps to Take the Leap and FLY!!

“There is no passion to be found playing small in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” ~ Nelson Mandela What would you do if you were not afraid?  What risks would you take in your life?  What would it look like to take a leap in your life?  Many of us spend … [Continue Reading...]

Dissolving Fear Through Acceptance

Fear, Acceptance

A reverence is owed to fear — it holds the power to veer us away from danger and it provides us opportunities to discover and claim our courage, allowing us to grow in ways impossible to access without a powerful impetus. So thanks, fear — we honor you. Now we’re going to learn how to get you the … [Continue Reading...]

Write from the Heart: A Method That Probes Your Depths

Writing, heart

When I was a child, I grew up on a farm.  There were no neighbors and I often spent hours outside roaming the fields and riding my bike.  As soon as I was old enough, I learned the power of putting pen to paper.  I remember taking my pen and notebook outside and writing love letters, poetry and … [Continue Reading...]

Your Heart: The Gift of Inspiration

Heart, Inspiration

The heart is the wellspring of our inspiration for life. The characteristic wisdom of the heart is in how it inspires us to live more deeply and fully and to create from our gifts. The energy of love resides throughout the entire body. It is the foundational energy upon which our creative … [Continue Reading...]

Magical Living Misconceptions Dispelled

Magical, Living, Relationships

There are a whole lot of misconceptions floating around out there in the world about “magical living”.  There are many who believe that all magical people are witches and evil – stirring a big black cauldron while working the dark arts. * queue flying monkeys * And there are those who believe that … [Continue Reading...]

The Reason Socializing Drains Introverts More Than Extroverts

Introvert, Extrovert

A young extrovert and introvert walk into a bar (and no, this is not a joke). It’s a Saturday night, and the place is packed. A cover band is crooning away on stage, dozens of people are talking loudly over mugs of beer, and it’s loud. The extrovert takes in the scene and gets excited. He sees … [Continue Reading...]

Embracing Life’s Transitions as Adventure

Transition, Adventure

"Life is either a great adventure or nothing." ~Helen Keller One thing we know for sure is that change happens constantly in our lives. Whether we are aware of it or not, we are often in a process of transition. This transition may come in the form of a new beginning, the struggle of a difficult … [Continue Reading...]