Words Matter

Unstoppable. Audacious. Confident. Driven. Fierce. When you read those words, what type of person did you immediately think of? Was it a woman or girl by any chance? I’ve met some amazing women and young girls that fit every one of these adjectives! Did someone tell them along the way that they could do and […]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

In 1989, Stephen Covey wrote “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”. This book has inspired readers for more than 30 years. After studying over 200 years of literature on the concept of “success”, he concluded humans have changed the way we define success over time.  Pre-1920’s, the foundation of success was built on character […]

Negative to Neutral

According to the National Science Foundation, the average person has anywhere from 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day. Of those, 80% are negative and 95% are repetitive thoughts. Is it any wonder we don’t feel our best some days? Let’s say you receive an unexpected envelope in the mail from your health insurance company. Is […]

When It Gets Too Heavy, Put It Down

In this hustle and bustle world we live in, so many of us have our share of things we juggle on a daily basis. Our job, our family, our relationships, our commitments, our physical health, our spiritual health, our emotional and mental health…it’s a lot. In a perfect world, we learn how to balance these things. […]

It’s Never Been About Your Body

We have been programmed from a young age to question ourselves. If we don’t measure up to society’s impossibly rigid standards, then we are not good enough…so they say. How many times have you compared today’s body with how your body looked at 21? And the saying “I wish I weighed what I did when […]

Like a River Flowing

A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself, and only herself.   ~ Maya Angelou Can you feel when you’re not in harmony or in sync with your true self? When we accept ourselves…our thoughts, our feelings, […]

Dear Little Me…

The older I get, the more I wish I had learned the hard lessons sooner. I think as girls and women, we are usually too hard on ourselves and find giving ourselves grace is a tough one. We can forgive and overlook everyone else’s faults and mis-steps, but it’s not as easy to do with ourselves for some […]

Choose Discomfort

When we are born, it doesn’t take us long to figure out how to please our parents. It’s actually one of our survival instincts. Some of us act out for attention, some walk the straight and narrow for adoration and others are somewhere in the middle. If you were born a girl, especially of my […]

Oh great. Another blog?

At the time I’m writing this, it’s estimated that there are over 570 million blogs on the planet. As I considered starting yet another one, I wondered, “What could I possibly have to say that would interest anyone?” without pause I answered, “Crap tons!” (And yes, I talk to myself all the time!)​My mind began […]