THRIVE tools

Want to thrive? Choose nourishing over numbing- here’s how!

I’m passionate about ridiculously simple, research-based tools that support us to thrive. One of my favorite go-to tools is my NOURISH CARD. This tool is where science meets soul and puts it into action! Every day we humans (yes all of us) come up against uncomfortable moments – vulnerable human moments. We’re stretching ourselves in…

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Do you know what the opposite of PLAY is?

“The opposite of play is not work, the opposite of play is depression”  Brian Sutton-Smith Chew on that for a minute….  Sure changes the frame of reference when you’re making daily choices of what is more important than play, doesn’t it?  What is most important? Has play found it’s rightful place as a big rock in your…

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Be the plant!

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…

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What I know for sure about thriving…

There are a a few things about thriving that I know for sure. They come from studying the research, exploring with amazing clients for the last decade, and just from being in the trenches of life along with you.  First thing I know for sure about thriving is this: Thriving is a courageous choice, one…

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Seeing and Celebrating vs. The Stuff Not Done

This first year of Decide to Thrive, this community of ours being live, has been a whirlwind and every day I’m called upon to walk my talk and actually USE the research-based tools I love to share. I’m slowly learning to follow my own advice (equally shocking and revolutionary!) You see, I have this massive…

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This scared the sh*t out of me!

I’m all too familiar with that full body rush of fear. I don’t like heights, so the instant flush of “get the fock off this suspension bridge!” chemicals surging through my body is well known to me. Whether on a bridge mountain biking, skiing past the edge of a cliff, or frankly even riding some…

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Your Answers – Deciding to Thrive

I’m reaching out to have a real open discussion about DECIDING to THRIVE – my live online program.   Please give me a few moments of your time, because this could possibly be a hugely impactful decision in your life. And the time is now to make a decision. Registration closes Wednesday at midnight. If you’re…

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Playing with paint

I was playing with paint today. Up until a few years ago, I hadn’t really painted since I was a kid. You know, because I wasn’t ‘good’ at it. Or maybe because as grown ups we’re either ‘painters’ or ‘not painters’, ‘artistic’ or ‘not artistic’. And somewhere along the way I had decided I was…

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