Do You Take No For An Answer (from yourself)?

A couple of days ago, while running some errands, I stopped at Starbucks for tea. When I pulled into the parking lot, there were no spots to be found anywhere. My first thought was, “I’m getting tea, here, NOW.” So, I “created” a parking...

Giving and Receiving

Many years ago, I lived in a yoga and meditation community. Teachings about life and spirituality were often delivered in a “Fire Course“. We all sat around multiple blazing fire pits, and as we stared into the flames, our teacher attempted to impart the...

How Resilient Are You?

I recently recalled a conversation with my best friend at age 13. We asked each other over and over, why many of our peers and family members who experienced hardships (whether related to work, health, relationships…) reacted with resentment, pessimism and a...

My Money Story

You’ve probably heard the saying “money is 90% emotion and 10% math”. Whether the emotion is empowerment, disempowerment, shame, pride, inspiration, guilt… in order to create a life of richness, meaning, and authentic prosperity, it is crucial...

Blaze Your Own Trail

It’s that time of year again, brimming with opportunity and permission to ask one of the most empowering and inspiring questions; “What do I Really Want?”  Perhaps you’re wondering if it’s “okay” to allow your desires to guide...

My Purpose Story

We all have pivotal, defining moments in our lives. Often our greatest challenges and heartbreaks hold valuable cues pointing to our true purpose. My family life was fraught with difficulties and losses. The moment I hit adolescence, I began seeking answers through...