Destruction (not fun; very necessary)

Destruction (not fun; very necessary)

At the beginning of this year, I meditated on what the year would bring, and pulled a card from Doreen Virtue’s Goddess Deck. (Side note: I have long been one of those people who would normally groan, “A GODDESS DECK? ARE YOU KIDDING ME?” But nonetheless, I loooove my...
“I’m DONE!” and creating conscious joy

“I’m DONE!” and creating conscious joy

This is the first line I wrote for The Courage Habit: “Here’s the thing about the day you realize you’ve got to change your life: you don’t even see it coming.” I’ve heard hundreds of stories of people realizing that they were DONE / FINITO / THIS CANNOT GO ON FOR...
your most courageous self awaits

your most courageous self awaits

Your Most Courageous Self is a side of you that believes, wholeheartedly, in living a fully-alive life. She’s the inner bad-ass that’s ready for the joy-joy-joy at the same time that she’s sick of being on a leash, sick of watching a world in pain...
Access your courage; access the body

Access your courage; access the body

Most people approach facing their fears as though it’s something they can logic their way through. They think things such as, “If I make a list of all the reasons why failure is unlikely, then I won’t be afraid, anymore!” But fear doesn’t work that way. Fear isn’t...
listen without attachment

listen without attachment

Most of us spend years trying to avoid, please, or attack our inner Critics (think you don’t have a “Critic”? Think again–denial that it exists often means it’s exerting even more power over you!). We avoid our Critics when we try to...