This is one of my favorite metaphors when it comes to our thriving journey. Think of yourself as a plant. Simple stuff. When it comes to creating and cultivating your ecosystem – the life you build around yourself – think about building an ecosystem like the one that would be around a thriving plant. What happens … Read more Be the plant!
A few REALLY GOOD QUESTIONS is all it takes. I love any excuse to pause and reflect… heck in this relentlessly busy society we live in, a pause is a cherished treasure…and the flip of the calendar is as good an opportunity as any for a good pause and a few excellent questions to ponder. The … Read more Really good questions for ANY time of year, but especially this time of year.
It was QUITE the rough parenting morning, so I hopped on here to share some insights and naked truths about being human and sometimes MOMZILLA!! A little about how today I’m choosing curiosity over judgement and nourishing over self-battery or numbing. We are so in this being human thing together. Thanks for being human with me. CLICK … Read more MOMZILLA… you know one of THOSE parenting mornings…
I’m just gonna riff on hot tubs, ridiculous rainbows, naked giggling girls, aligned entrepreneurship and a cherished inspiring friend hooking me up with a wicked new tool for thriving…stay with me if that sounds interesting… I spend a good deal of time and energy exploring the gap between who I am and who I have … Read more What do hot tubs, ridiculous rainbows, and giggling girls have in common?
My day today had some great highs and one big bad low. Life is going to keep throwing stuff our way… and there’s nothing you nor I can do to eliminate being thrown curveballs or feeling like the floor drops out from under your heart every now and then. However – we do get to choose how … Read more When it sucks…LARGE.
Here comes the new year, with its shiny, new, and very HIGH expectations of simply making a resolution (or six), setting an intention (or three), or landing on our perfect annual ‘theme word’ that’s going to guide us to the bliss we are seeking. Hey I’m not being a cynic here when I take this moment to share a … Read more Loving or hating all this new year new you stuff?
Sisters helping each other with crafty projects. Whistler village suddenly transformed into a winter wonderland. And a hubby who slow cooks in the morning. Yup – these are the moments I’m leaning into- soaking them up! Sure, there’s other crappy stuff going on around me… but I’m not leaning into those things. Decide to thrive- … Read more Lean into THIS….
I’m coming off a nasty flu. It wasn’t pretty! It gave me opportunity for a wee (ok… big) pity party. AND it also brought me face to face with tremendous gratitude that the worst my family is wrangling with right now is a flu passing through. It will come, and it will go. It was inconvenient, … Read more What to do when struck with the flu?
Your crisp sunny days and new rhythms make up for your rude termination of my summer lovin’ and ruthlessly tossing me into a whirlwind of transition. For years, September’s disruption took me by surprise. Somehow I thought ‘back to school’ and settling into fall routines should make life smooth and easy-peasy. Except there’s this little thing called … Read more Oh September, how you kick my butt. It’s ok, I still love you.
Today was one of those days where I decided to take my anxiety out for a run in the woods. I’m in the thick of a decision, that feels big, and my intuition points strongly in a different direction than my logic, fears, and comfort zone. This morning, anxiety was winning out over patience and … Read more The first thing to do with any BIG problem.