Will Something Else Make Me Happy? (I Just Want to Be Home!)

What Does Home Mean to You?

Jose and I have been searching for a home for our small family. In full transparency and vulnerability, I have been very frustrated, confused, and generally discouraged by our findings. We went out (yet again) to drive around a few neighborhoods we imagined would be the right mix of family friendly +  lifestyle components that […]

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How “Being Selfish” Would Have Saved Me from a Car Accident

How “Being Selfish” Would Have Saved Me From a Car Accident

I was in a car accident. And I’m fine. It wasn’t a bad accident. I bumped the gentleman in front of me and, oddly enough, he didn’t want to exchange insurance information because there was barely any damage to his car. I, on the other hand, needed $2,700 worth of repairs. It wasn’t just a […]

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Life is hard. The truth is simple. (How a Piece of Me Died in 2018)

life is hard

2018 was a groundbreaking and weird year. It was in February that I started feeling “off”. Life was not easily falling into place . . . life was not in flow. I was doing all of the “right things”: I was living life the way I “successfully” had in the past; applying a similar formula […]

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6 Ways To Mindfully Control Anxiety

Life is full and it moves fast. No matter who you are, I’d venture to guess that statement is true for you. Sometimes that fast-paced fullness can feel exhilarating — even fun! — but on a consistent basis, it feels more like stress. And that stress can cause some pretty intense and challenging emotions like […]

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A 5 Step Plan for Taking Control of Your Life

Plan for Taking Control of Your Life

Leadership skills are highly valued in our fast-paced, hustling culture. We look up to, emulate, and follow the advice of well-respected people who work hard, make tough decisions, and lead by example. But it’s not just organizations that need solid leaders. The most powerful place from which to lead is actually your own life. When’s […]

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3 Simple Spiritual Exercises for a Healthy, Conscious Life

3 simple spiritual exercises for a healthy, conscious life

What is a spiritual practice? It’s an opportunity to connect and commune with yourself and with whatever force (whether you call it God, the Universe, Spirit, or the pages of your journal) guides your life. Many have a spiritual practice without even realizing they do, and for good reason. There’s so much beauty in a […]

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How to be Successful: Find Your Soul to Unlock Your Power (Free Workbook)

How to be Successful: Find your soul to unlock your power

You sense inside an unborn, second self.  An un-lived version of you. You feel compelled. Inspired. Pulled in the direction of a passion project. You read about it.  Daydream about it.  Fall asleep + wake to it. It lives in your gut, your heart, your consciousness. Sometimes you even think you could actually pull it […]

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How to Start Setting Goals When You Feel Lost

How to start setting goals when you feel lost

“It’s hard to know where to start.” We say that all the time, don’t we? When we want to move to a new city, start a new venture, go back to school, learn a new skill. We pull out that old chestnut of an excuse, shine it up, and then use it on the daily […]

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