protect your energy

protect your energy

When you don’t protect your energy, you end up feeling exhausted and depleted. Whether you’re trying to get a project/big dream out into the world, heal conflict in a relationship, or convince people of the necessity of social change, it’s vitally...
How to be softer

How to be softer

How to be softer In a different episode of the Your Courageous Life podcast, I talked about “how to be tougher.” In that episode, I shared that being “tougher” isn’t about harshness. In this episode, I’m talking about how to be...
How to be tougher

How to be tougher

How to be tougher In this episode, I talk about how to be tougher …except it’s not what you think. I do think that people need to be tougher, but in a very particular and specific way, one that enhances who they are rather than breaking them down. Learning...
choose your teachers with care

choose your teachers with care

Years ago, I was in a workshop lead by a teacher who I knew to be going through a tough time, personally. She was talking about how we are who we are, and how we do a disservice to ourselves when we try to be people we are not. I listened, thinking, “Totally helpful....
Do Hard Things

Do Hard Things

I wish I could tell you that it is different than it actually is. Here is how it actually is: you must you get to do hard things. I wish I could tell you that there is some way to “know” that you are ready. Here is how it actually is: you must you get to do hard...