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…

5 Tips for Self-Discovery

Many people would rather watch television or spend time with people they don’t like to avoid being alone. The fear of being alone or experiencing loneliness is a topic we don’t often discuss openly. If we own up to feeling lonely, we might be perceived as being weak or vulnerable.   In our technology-rich society,…

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…

10 Tips for Building Positive Self-Esteem

This week has been a tough week. As I have met with clients, I have felt their heartbreak as they have been judged and rejected for who they are or how they look. We all go through that, but there seems to be an overabundance of critics out there who are hitting below the belt….

Relationship Status

Are you getting what you need out of the relationships in your life?  If you’re not, could it be that you never took the time to define what you needed from the different people in your life?  I recently found that to be true in my life. While I was journaling a couple of weeks…

5 Ways to Show Up for Yourself Daily

As a leader in your business, you need to show up every day.  Growing your business takes consistent effort and intentional actions.  Without those two ingredients, your business is nothing more than a time-consuming hobby.   You may not have had good leaders in your past to emulate but that is no excuse.  If you’re…

3 Tips for Silencing Self-Sabotaging Language

Let’s face it, we all have self-sabotaging voices we listen to.  You know, those voices that say we are unworthy, or unlovable or undeserving.  Voices that whisper lies to keep us playing small can only wield their power over us if we give them permission. Where do these self-limiting voices originate?  Originally, they were designed…

3 Tips to Start Living an Intentional Lifestyle

As entrepreneurs and business professionals, our priorities can be externally influenced.  If we are not intentional about our planning, we may begin to react to our environment rather than respond to it. Stopping to put out fires can lead us down a path of decreased productivity. As leaders in our businesses and communities, we need…