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creating your courageous year

In this episode, I walk you through how you can create your courageous year (a process that can begin any time, not just in January!) and give you essential questions to help you clarify where you're at and put it in the greater context of where you're going. I'll...

how will you let it define you?

Years ago, I worked for a rape crisis organization. When I was in training, the organization was very clear about something: the people, mostly women, who they served were survivors of assault, not victims of assault. “When someone dies, they are the victim of a car...

how to stop compromising yourself

When we think that we can only eat the metaphorical "crumbs" of life, we begin to compromise ourselves. We get small, we tell ourselves not to expect too much, and we make ourselves wrong for wanting something in the first place--that's when compromise has taken...

the most powerful question to ask yourself

This is the most powerful question to ask yourself, when you're - stuck - overwhelmed - feeling out of options - know you want something to change but can’t quite articulate the words and when the hits start coming and then keep on coming. I have asked myself this...

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...