3 Steps to End Over-giving

3 Steps to End Over-giving

Do you ever find yourself giving, giving and giving some more, trying your best to please people and keep the peace? Cassandra is planning a celebration for her father’s birthday. She was trying to make bookings and solidify plans, but she ended up changing the date a...
Is balance even possible?

Is balance even possible?

Is balance even possible in life? The question has been asked a million times or more, and for the most part, I think we’ve decided that it’s not attainable, even as we continue to crave it. Somewhere along the line, work/life balance started to mean “having it all,”...
3 Quick Ways to Reclaim Your Time & Energy

3 Quick Ways to Reclaim Your Time & Energy

Do you feel like you have time and energy for what matters most to you? We’re under so much pressure to be there for people, and to fit it all in. Sometimes others are putting the pressure on, and sometimes we do it to ourselves. Regardless of where it’s coming from,...
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...
Boundaries Are A Feminist Issue

Boundaries Are A Feminist Issue

Women are socialized to put everyone else first. We are taught that a “good woman” is always there for others, and in fact derives her greatest fulfillment from being of service. We are taught that a “good woman” is a peacekeeper. A “good woman” is a nurturer first...
I Couldn’t Keep My Promises To Myself

I Couldn’t Keep My Promises To Myself

I used to struggle with commitments that I made to myself.   Commitments I made to others? No problem. I’m there, every time.   But for some reason, when it came to my own goals, I lacked follow through. I struggled to keep the momentum going, and ultimately...