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you are allowed to have a process

There was a "thing," with me and another person. Discord, disconnection. Missed connections and misunderstandings. And I was sitting there, knowing that in that complicated way that relationships can be, that she was not bad nor was I bad, but that both of us were...

the hunger for more

When I’m training coaches in the Courageous Living Coach Certification, it’s common for a question to come up: “If I want to help my clients love and accept themselves just as they are...how am I also helping them to change their lives? Isn’t that counter to loving...

how to change a habit

Ever had trouble changing something? Ever wondered how to change a habit? Here’s what I notice every New Year as articles about changing habits in order to change our lives emerge: we talk about changing habits as if it’s as simple as making a decision. You identify...

2018: what I learned this year

1. I want to live in my Wild Woman, more than anything. If you know what I mean, you are nodding your head. If you don’t know what I mean, you need Women Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola-Estes. 2018 is the year that I became obsessed. The chapter with The...

why is taking self-responsibility so difficult?

Why is taking self-responsibility so difficult? That's what I'm digging into on today's podcast. I think that it has something to do with the places where we buy into a good vs bad, right vs wrong binary--one where we are afraid that if we take self-responsibility for...

how to know when to quit

By nature, I am not a quitter. Something tenacious in me has largely always known, for as long as I can remember, that dogged stubbornness can be something of a roadmap even when you don’t know where you are going, and that there are more gifts and unexpected...