Castles and Masquerade Parties

This morning I was reflecting on my personal growth journey. When I look back at who I was growing up, I am unrecognizable. My thoughts and dreams are so different from when I was a little girl. I grew up in a home where performance and perfectionism were required for love and acceptance. That lead…

Journaling for Self-Discovery

Last year, I joined a six-week boot camp that a coaching friend was putting on. I agreed to join the group because I wanted to support her, but little did I know the fire that would be ignited in my soul. I have always been a proponent of personal development. I have been an avid…

Building Intimacy Through Journaling

As a coach, I use the tool of journaling with my clients all of the time. It can help build confidence as we build a history of things we have faced and triumphed over. It can reveal patterns of how we self-sabotage and limit ourselves. But, on a personal level, it can help us get…

Shift from Persistent to Resilient

Resilience is a word that is resonating with me lately. Resilience is what has gotten me to where I am today.  The mindset of never giving up has served me well. Until recently the word I would have used is persistence, but that doesn’t have the same ring to it. Resilient sounds luxurious.  It sounds…