people make the difference

people make the difference

The first time that I ran the Courageous Living Coach Certification, a life coach training program for women, I lead the program on my own and apprenticed two volunteers who wanted to gain more experience with leadership and facilitation. It was been a mind-blowing...
finishing things you start

finishing things you start

Look–if you’re reading this, you already know whether or not you’re someone who needs to work on finishing things you start , –or if you’re someone who is good at finishing things you start and actually, that’s a perfectionistic...
Frazey Ford and enlightenment through ecstasy

Frazey Ford and enlightenment through ecstasy

Oh, Frazey Ford. I love her name, her voice, and how she rocks her curves in lame and sequins. Most of all, I love these lyrics from her song, “Done.” And I’m sorry that you don’t like your life I fought for my own victories and for the beauty in my life My joy, my...
Really Fucking Happy

Really Fucking Happy

This felt daring for me to admit, even just a few months ago: I want to be really, really fucking happy. Not kinda happy. Not just as happy as everyone else. Not content. Not as happy as one can reasonably expect to be. I want to be Really Fucking Happy. I spent a lot...
Do it for the love

Do it for the love

Early in my online career, I was exploring my own creativity. I was submitting short stories to literary magazines, painting and entering my work into local art shows, watercoloring, making jewelry, and holding portrait sessions. Before that, I’d hung out a shingle...
being put together

being put together

You run a business AND you have a baby–how in the world do you do it? You’ve got your shit together. I can’t believe how much you can get done. These are the things that people say to me. They are not totally untrue statements–more like top-layer...
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