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How to start playing bigger

How to start playing bigger

At any given moment, you have an opportunity to start playing bigger in your life. This doesn’t have to be an exhausting struggle. You can approach playing bigger from a place of rooted, grounded, intentionality. What do you want to create? Where would you like to be,...

Stress-free holidays

Stress-free holidays

When the holidays are on the horizon, people start to feel stressed--but you can have a stress-free holiday by examining the belief systems that weigh you down and make you feel crazy. Whether it’s in-laws who drive you crazy, old family dynamics that come up just...

Dealing with “toxic” people

Dealing with “toxic” people

So you feel you’re dealing with toxic people, and you want some help? You might be seeing a lot of these self-help-isms. “Get away from toxic people.” “Don’t let toxic people into your life.” “Some people are just toxic, and you need to let them go.” Perhaps you’re at...

handling difficult situations

handling difficult situations

As I recorded this episode, the Sonoma County fires of 2019 were happening (literally) and I live in Sonoma County, approximately 20 miles from the initial origin of the fires. I wanted to share an episode on using challenging circumstances such as these fires and how...

peace, hard-won

peace, hard-won

A shout-out to the people of the world whose peace has been hard-won, Who were not born with a sense that the glass is half-full or any other cheerful platitudes baked into their skin or psyche; Who have staggered backwards before they could take one clear step...

choosing who you surround yourself with

choosing who you surround yourself with

It’s common self-help advice that “you are the aggregate of the five people you spend time with” or to simply “let go” of people who are “toxic”--but is this way of being profoundly dehumanizing? In this podcast episode, I respond to a listener request to talk about...