How do you leave a job you hate?

Often when my clients start working with me, they want to leave a job they really dislike or is draining them. But unfortunately, due to financial obligations like food, shelter, and health they do not have the privilege to just quit. They feel “in between” where they are what they know they need, but struggle to... [Read More]
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Change is Possible

How do we move forward on things we care about when we feel overwhelmed and scared?  This is the question of our time, because in a world with systemic racism, the climate crisis, and political divisions, we can feel  parazlyed by fear and/or anger.  ... [Read More]
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Be of Service with Purpose

What do you feel or think of when you hear the word PURPOSE? Does it excite you, scare you, overwhelm you, affirm, or confuse you?  In our PERFECTIONIST and SEXIST world, we may diminish our purpose because it does not look as BIG as MLK, Gandhi, or Gloria Steinem. ... [Read More]
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Permission to Dream

I had to learn how to dream. Really, I am not kidding. I grew up in a working class family and was not taught that I could actually vision, dream, and create my life. I am grateful to my past coaches and mentors who taught me this very crucial life skill.  Our current realit... [Read More]
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Your Sensitivity is Your Superpower

Growing up I was told I was too sensitive and that my feelings were too big. I interpreted these messages to mean that my feelings were wrong and I was somehow wrong, which left me feeling steeped in shame. My feelings and sensitivity persisted even when I tried to push them away with alcohol and drugs. Today, after being sober for twenty-five y... [Read More]
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We Can do Hard Things

As author Glennon Doyle says, we can do hard things. We really can, especially when we are aligned with our WHY and our PURPOSE. Think about it: how many times have you moved mountains for something you believe in or felt passionate about? How many times have you made the impossible possible? As women, we are constan... [Read More]
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Why GreenLight?

Twelve years ago, when I was deciding to name my business, it became clear that it must be GreenLight. Many people hear GreenLight and think it must have to do with  GO, like go forward, take action, keep moving. the name actually came from my first experience with the Green Flash in Kauai, HI. ... [Read More]
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Nature is the Master of Transition

Transition. Growth. Flow. Pause. Transition. Career Transition can feel scary, confusing, and lonely. These feelings can cause us to question if we are capable of persevering through the transition. Yet, life is a constant transition we experience each and every day. I find that the best teacher of transition is NATURE! ... [Read More]
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Choose to Experiment rather than be Perfect

Perfectionism is such a DIS-EASE in our culture. Too many times, I see clients “trying to get it right” during career transition versus trying things out. My answer is EXPERIMENT, allow yourself to experiment. We often think we know what is right for us, but often we do not know. The best solution is to experiment wi... [Read More]
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Start Your Year Off With No

This time of year can feel like you need to say yes to everything. Yes to a new career. Yes to a new partner. Yes to a new health regime. Yes to saving money. But what if instead you decided to start your year off with No... [Read More]
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