not taking it personally

not taking it personally

“Don’t take it personally.” “It’s none of my business what anyone else thinks of me.” “Don’t give your power away to what other people think.” I’d hear these things, and I’d think: Yeah. But HOW? I kept...

i know :: one thing :: that I love you

  Aside from all of the usual loveliness that people comment upon with their partners–kind, generous, a good listener, etc.,–my man is Italian. Truly, my life is blessed, yes? He’s also one hell of a graphic designer. He don’t come cheap,...

try something new: appreciations

A few years ago, I began a practice that would radically alter my life: appreciations. I stopped assuming that people in my life knew how I felt about them. I stopped assuming that someone knew that I valued their time, their work, their input. I stopped assuming that...

life is my biggest teacher

I looked around and had this moment where I got that Life was my biggest teacher, that every single experience of my day was there, waiting to see when I am going to wake up and see it fully, turn it over, get the lesson. Beautiful.

the mondo beyondo list

Written August, 2009–shortly before I made the decision to go from part-time to full-time coaching. I most desire to help other women who are, in so many ways, “just like me,” or who at least occupy the space that I used to occupy 24:7. Women who are...

how to create an adventure bag

A little ditty that I put together for my friend Sven, and now, for all of you: How to Create your Own Adventure Bag I hope your weekend is full of adventures!