First Step to Shifting Overwhelm

Do you ever feel overwhelmed with the demands and expectations of your everyday life? I have a hard time admitting this, but I have been feeling this way lately. My oldest is graduating from high school. Major stress and obligation.

Living a Radically Engaged Life: Stop Settling and Start Savoring Your Life

Welcome to the ongoing column series, Living A Radically Engaged Life™. It’s time to more fully live our precious lives with meaning and intention. To bring out our best and learn ways to sustain this level of our best-self. It requires engagement . . . Radical engagement in our own life. In this issue we gain clarity on where our happiness is depleted in our life. Through awareness we can take effective action to course correct and grow to experiencing joy. Let’s dive right in.




Transform Your Habit of Self-Neglect into a Practice of Self-Nurturing

How many times have you found yourself on the bottom of your “to do” list, never quite finding the time to take care of you? It’s time to change that. Self-nurturing Expert Kelley Grimes, MSW shares some tips to shift your habit of self-neglect into a practice of self-nurturing and create a more loving relationship with yourself




When Someone You Love is Dying

When her father became terminally ill with cancer, Lisa Smartt began transcribing his conversations and noticed that his personality underwent inexplicable changes. Baffled, intrigued, and compelled by her linguistics training, Smartt grabbed pencil and paper and transcribed his final words. The inquiry that began with her father’s language went on to become the Final Words Project, in which she collected and analyzed hundreds of final words for their linguistic patterns and themes. In this article, Smartt shares some suggestions for you to use as you courageously and compassionately witness final words.




Breaking the Cycle of Fear

Do you struggle with fear and anxiety? Is it sabotaging your success in life and in business? In this intimate post, Michele PW openly shares her journey through the many years that “worrying was her talisman” and the insights she learned along the way.




Releasing Judgment to Invoke True and Lasting Change

When we want to change old patterns will rise up and we fall victim to them and the judgement and shame cycle. Some tips on learning to release judgement to allow for the change to happen.




Redefining My Life by Rewriting My Script

Redefining my life by questioning a quote or mantra that I had lived by since I was 12 years old. This quote was no longer serving me and I had to rewrite it in order to redefine who I am.




5 Powerful Ways to Shed Old Patterns

Change is not easy, and it isn’t always necessary either. We may be happy and content with our lives as they are. We may not wish to change a thing about the way we do life — and that is awesome! For those of us who have come to notice we have a habit or area in our life we would like to change — there are practices we can tune into in order to help us release old patterns.




The Embrace Of Coming Home To Yourself

Struggle occurs when we resist reality. So the best way to end the struggle is to embrace the impermanence in life. Enjoy the good and remember that the not so good times are just temporary.




Spring Cleaning For A Woman’s Spirit!

If you are anything like me you are experiencing a bit of spring fever! Spring is my favorite time of year. How can we fail to embrace the Divine when we witness the outpouring of growth and life all around us? Although I would rather be outside admiring the giant purple lupin that are blooming everywhere, I realized that my Spirit could use a little spring cleaning!