Why Being Authentic is So Much Hotter than Being Perfect

You are enough

For many, many years I attached my happiness to a series of numbers: The numbers on the scale. The numbers in my bank account. The numbers in my phone. The number of friends on Facebook, the number of comments on a blog post, the number of retweets on Twitter. Now, intellectually, I know this is […]

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The difference between letting go and giving up

The difference between letting go and giving up

You’ve been plugging away on That Huge Goal for years now. You’ve taken all the classes. You’ve worked your way through checklists. You’ve had friends take a fresh look at it and you’ve brought in experts. And it’s still not happening. Is it time to give up? Or is it time to let it go? […]

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I’m a (lovely) mess. And so are you.

lovely mess

“I trust you to finish this project – you don’t need to check in with me.” “You know what? It’s totally fine the invitations are white, not ivory. Nothing’s perfect and I’m sure no one will notice.” “I happen to love this dress. I don’t care if you think it’s unflattering.” The above are statements […]

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What to do with my heavy expectations (+ Making Good Stuff Happen)

heavy expectations

If you’ve ever met me (or if you’ve read more than three blog posts) you know I want to make good stuff happen. I want to drink green juice, fit in a good workout, write something mind-blowingly good, catch up with friends, sign a new client, meditate, and give a presentation to a group of […]

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The Life You Want Most — Get it Here

It’s here! Finally! My book Soul Sessions: A 5 Week Guide To Crafting Greater Joy And Making Big Things Happen In Life launched today. BUY NOW $39 I made this book just for you.  You, with the impressive job you don’t love anymore. You, who thought you’d feel complete once you got married. (And you […]

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You deserve better than “as good as it gets” (look what I made you!)

You’re a smart, talented, successful woman. You did The Right Things – the impressive degree, the prestigious job, the perfectly decorated home. And it feels good. But not great. Or, at least, it doesn’t feel quite how you imagined it would. Your job isn’t as exciting as it once was and your partner and friends? […]

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You are your own best friend. You are in very capable hands.

You are your own best friend. You're in very capable hands.

A few weeks ago, I shared a few Notes to My Younger Self, sharing things that I really, really wish sweet, young Danielle would have known. It was an introspective and ultimately healing task, for which I am grateful. Tucked amongst my advice about financial planning and drinking more smoothies, one particular insight struck a […]

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Why you should get angry; Lean in to be Liberated

Why you should get angry; Lean in to be Liberated

A friend recently did something that made me truly question their character. Well, to be honest, they did a few somethings that made me raise an eyebrow but this was the very last straw and I found myself feeling pissed. Like, flames-coming-out-of-my-ears angry. I know what you’re thinking. I spend a lot of time writing […]

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Want to start an online business? I can help!

  Interested in knowing how I ‘do it all’? Juggle speaking gigs, clients, a day job, social media and one very handsome fiance? Hint: I don’t. After more than three years of blogging and running my online business, I’ve assembled some amazing time-saving, sanity-rescuing strategies + a whip-smart team who helps me. I’ve been able […]

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