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” Why am I unhappy ?” I’ll tell you.

” Why am I unhappy ?” I’ll tell you.

"Why am I so unhappy?" you ask yourself. Well, let me share a few possibilities. First, you're not just discontented and unhappy because of life circumstances, because of how your parents raised you, because of how much money you have, or (solely) because of your...

Why daring greatly matters

Why daring greatly matters

Here’s how bad-ass Brene Brown is: she takes a topic like shame, one that no one really wants to talk about even though they know, deep down, that it’s very prevalent in their lives, and she makes it okay to talk about, examine deeply, and work through. It takes a...

What to do when love isn’t safe

Everyone who starts to do personal growth work has something, somewhere, that holds them back. Chronic procrastination. Doubt and worry that lead to anxiety. A pattern of self-sabotage, such as telling the most unsupportive people of your plans as soon as you’ve...

How to love your way right through your own personal tragedy

  “Ring the bells that still can ring forget your perfect offering there is a crack in everything that’s how the light gets in.” --Leonard Cohen   So, you’re... Struggling with infertility. Someone (with kids) says, “You’ll be okay--you can always adopt.”...

Courageous time management

People ask me--a lot--about “balance.” Time management. Wanting to get their shit together. They ask me how in the world I do what I do--not in a creepy fan way, but in a simple, “I’d like to get some information on how you manage to rock this out” kind of way. How do...

No more suffering in silence

And in a complete deviation from the normal subject matter of my blog... Note: Please see the "Final Note" at the bottom of this, before attempting to email me about this post. ...because I have this platform, and because I would have given anything to have read the...