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…

3 Tips for Building Sexual Intimacy in Your Relationship

Great sex doesn’t just happen. It takes time to learn your partner’s desires and turn-ons.  It also takes time to understand and acknowledge your partner’s mindset about sex. Men and women are wired differently, and it’s important to take those differences into consideration. One of the most significant roadblocks to great sex is the inability…

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…

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,…

Connect With Your Sexuality

Desire is an energizing force in the universe. It isn’t something to be ashamed of, it is a natural part of life.  Yet, many of us grew up with shame attached to our bodies and to our sexuality. For some of us, sexual desire was something sinful, and we were taught it should be hidden…

10 Tips for Creating a Thriving Long Distance Relationship

In today’s tech-savvy world it is easy to meet and fall in love with someone outside of your local community. Technology makes it easy to shrink the distance between two people, but you have to be intentional if you want your relationship to be healthy and survive the distance. I have been in a long…

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…