Baby Steps Create Change

“The journey of 1,000 steps begins with the first step” -Lao Tzu This quote by Lao Tzu is one of my favorites. The beginning is the most powerful part of any journey. Once you start, you can create momentum, but it is the beginning that sparks the energy. You just need to decide if you want the change more than you want your  ... [Read More]
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Rest is the Special Ingredient in Career Life Fulfillment

The seventh habit in Stephen Covey’s classic bestseller, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, is called “Sharpen Your Saw.” Covey writes: “Allow yourself to grow by maintaining a balanced program in the four areas of your life: physical, social/emotional, mental, and spiritual. Take time out from production to build production... [Read More]
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Trust the Mystery in Career Transition

So much of career transition means sitting with the unknown about where you are going to land. I want my clients to enjoy the journey, not just hold their breath until they start their purpose work. In our culture, we have lost sight of our BEING because we focus too much on DOING. And the truth is, our bodies need rest; our bodies need to relax... [Read More]
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There Are More Options Than Time in a Day, Week, Month, and Even a Lifetime

Life is full of options and possibility. On any given day, we have multiple choices to make every day. Do any of these sound familiar?
  • When will I go to sleep and wake up?
  • What will I eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks?
  • When will I workout?
  • What will I do for my workout?
  • When wi... [Read More]
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Lean into GRIEF during career transition

When you are in the process of creating new work, it is ideal to let go of the past. You need to give yourself time to grieve. Many of my clients have followed the path laid out by external authority. They succeed in school, college and the companies that employ them. But something happens and they wake up to a longing for something more meaning... [Read More]
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Getting Curious about Procrastination

Let's talk about procrastination. Often on my coaching calls I hear women beating themselves up for being lazy and procrastinating.  But as we dive deeper I often notice not procrastination as much as an unawareness of one's creative process toward taking action. I notice that as a culture we put alot of emphasis on the end result more than the pr... [Read More]
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Expect Obstacles for Peace of Mind

The past couple of weeks I have been noticing my resistance to day to day obstacles. I am observing my brain tell me as the obstacle occurs, this should not be happening, or even better, this is not fair. Yesterday, I had a breakthrough.

But first let me tell you some of the things I have been resisting and saying "this should not be happenin... [Read More]
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Heather Bleasdell Interviews Me About Mamas Going Back to Work

Heather Bleasdell is an interdisciplinary artist, professional psychic and magic teacher. Heather created the FearLess Journal™ process to help people harness the "holy shit" of new beginnings and develop their psychic senses through the practice of art & magic. Heather lives in Northern Californ... [Read More]
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Necessary Endings

I love listening to podcasts, especially while I hike. There is something sweet about moving my body and listening to podcasts that help propel me into a creative mindset. One of my favorite pod casts is The RobCast led by Rob Bell. On his very first podcast, he discus... [Read More]
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The Benefits of Mindful Living

People in the coaching and wellness community have long extolled the virtues of living in the moment. Our society places so many expectations upon us that we often dwell on what has gone before and what lies ahead instead of focusing in on the here and now. Far from simply a feel-good mantra, mindfulness has been shown to have many practical and me... [Read More]
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