Where Is the Super Effective Inner Peace Reset Button?

Overwhelm seems to be affecting most people. I see it in my clients, with my friends, on FB posts and in myself! To support my clients (including my first client – me), I’ve been paying attention to what’s most effective in giving us some relief.

For me, it’s definitely a good night’s sleep. Luckily, I […]

How You Think about Life Actually Becomes Your Life

Awhile back, as I was working with a client around the growing pains of her business, she noticed that she’d come to accept that there wasn’t any time for her personal life. Because that was her thinking, her life had become putting out one fire after another.

This alerted me to look more closely at […]

2 Factors that Make a Strong Relationship

I’m in the middle of reading Strengths Based Marriage by Jimmy Evans and Allan Kelsey. The subtitle, Build a Stronger Relationship by Understanding Each Other’s Gifts, is an understatement.

In my own relationships and in working with many couples around their relationships and each of their StrengthsFinder strengths, I’ve found a profoundly deeper level […]

Which of Your Friends Are Experiencing Loss and Grief?

It can be hard to know how to support someone through grief. And, when you do offer support, it makes a HUGE difference to that person to know you care.

I’ve got two excellent resources here for you to share with them.

1. A comprehensive, super-helpful article, written by three compassionate mental health professionals: […]

Are You Struggling to Find the Genuine Gift in Grief?

Last year my client, “Dianne,” felt optimistic and hopeful that her daughter-in-law Serena could take over her business when she retired. They’d been moving in that direction for a few months when she realized she’d been looking the other way about how much Serena seemed to be drinking.

When Serena had an altercation with one […]

What Happens If You Allow Your WHYs to Guide You?

One of my clients recently became completely overwhelmed studying for an exam for a professional certification. To support her in being present with her studying, I asked her why it’s important for her to pass this exam.

Over the phone, I heard her lighten up as she answered, “I get to help my clients in […]

What is the Value of Detachment?

Recently I realized I wanted to be more aware and mindful of detaching. In pondering what might support me in this process, I came up with a few core ideas, reminders.

In case they’re helpful to you, here they are!

I am beginning to recognize that detaching sets me free to love fully, unconditionally and […]

I Am Love

Love is not something I do. Love is not something I get from you. Love is not something I give to you.

Love is who I am. Love is who you are.

LOVE IS WHO I AM. LOVE IS WHO YOU ARE.

As I feel into this, I notice my brain wants meaning. What does […]

The Counterintuitive Way to Be with Panic Rising

Panic Rising

Feeling this sensation Inside me that I tend to call Panic.

Noticing. Breathing. Feeling urgency and refraining from Thinking. Labeling. Judging.

Instead. Being. Being with the Sensation Inside of me.

Ah, False alarm. Nothing to do.

Simply a Call. To be.

Be with myself. Allowing the rising.

Noticing rising Is always followed by […]

3 Quick, Awesome Ways to Dissolve Stress

Come to Mama When was the last time you laid on the ground? If you have to think about it, stop reading now, run outside and plop yourself down. Lay there and take in the support of Mother Earth holding you and the expansive infinity of the sky calling you. If your neighbors ask, “Are […]