16 ways to say “no” this holiday season

The season of social demands is upon us – or it’s about to be anyway!   Invitations start coming at you from everywhere, and if you’re not careful, you’ll be signing up for burnout before you know it.   A huge part of my work is teaching women how to...

The thing about letting go

Remember when I recently wrote about how never in the history of calming down has anyone ever calmed down by being told to calm down?   Well, the theme continues. This time, we’re talking about letting go.   Have you ever tried to command yourself to just...

Are you really telling me to calm down?

“Calm down,” he said. “Just relax.” Immediately, I felt my blood pressure rise. Calm down? CALM DOWN? “Never in the history of calming down has anyone ever calmed down by being told to calm down.” – Anonymous Never. Amiright? The truth is, though, that knowing...
The surprise benefit of #summerofselflove

The surprise benefit of #summerofselflove

I usually feel really weird about my birthday. I procrastinate on making plans, even though, deep down, I really want to do something fun. The day comes and I kind of want to hide under a rock. A couple of years ago, I realized it was because my inner critic would use...
The Beauty of Boundaries

The Beauty of Boundaries

Friends! I’m so excited! This is the first time I’ve been a guest on someone ELSE’s podcast! You’ll remember Kelly Covert from when she was MY guest a few weeks back (Overcoming Perfectionism). Well, we loved chatting so much that we had...