A Quick Way to Call Your Power Back

A Quick Way to Call Your Power Back

You are powerful beyond measure. Your presence is a force. Your essence is a blessing.   But sometimes you forget. (I do too.)   Sometimes you feel small, drained, deflated. Unable to make an impact.   The truth gets drowned out by our culture. Your...
But I followed the rules!

But I followed the rules!

Horses are such beautiful creatures. ​​Majestic and gentle at the same time. ​​Such power and grace. On Saturday, I had the privilege of attending the Gentle Warrior Retreat with Carolyn Creed, a full day of equine-facilitated learning. ​​The horses pick up on your...
A Calming Breath for Stressful Times

A Calming Breath for Stressful Times

When I’m feeling stressed and craving a sense of calm, I have a go-to breath practice that never fails me. Maybe you’ve heard of it – Bee’s Breath. It’s such a powerful practice for a few reasons: It activates the parasympathetic nervous system (that’s the rest...
How My Workouts Give Me a Growth Mindset

How My Workouts Give Me a Growth Mindset

What we believe about ourselves and the world shapes our choices and ultimately our lives on a fundamental level. Our mindset is like our operating system – a code that holds the parameters for what’s possible and how things are done. In her 2006 book, “Mindset:...
Trying to be Perfect

Trying to be Perfect

As the door closed and my parents’ disappointed faces disappeared from my view, I got really focused. My mission? To prove that they must have gotten it wrong. I really was perfect, and all was actually well. I was mortified. I had reached the ripe old age of 7...

Don’t Shine Too Bright

As a girl, there was nothing that could get me to dim my light. I was a climbing, singing, flipping, dancing, smart, confident kid. Being myself came naturally. I didn’t even question it. Of course, I was well instructed in the rules of social interaction as well. I...