You might need to let this go…

My little one has just discovered the movie Frozen and is now addicted. Every morning on the way to school we listen to one or more of the songs from the soundtrack. You might think that it would get old listening to the same song(s) every day but it’s great, actually. Being able to sing…

Ditch the Doubt – 3 Steps to Overcome Negative Thinking

Updated: Monday, April 2, 2018  The temptation to quit will be greatest just before I am about to succeed. -Chinese proverb I am reading a very short book called, The Dip by Seth Godin. This is “A little book that teaches you when to quit (and when to stick).” At the beginning of the year, many of…

4 things to do when you feel stuck

Have you ever felt STUCK? You know, those times when you can’t catch a break, bad things are happening left and right, and it feels like you are just being sucked into quicksand. Maybe it feels like you are surrounded by muck, grime, goo, creepy bugs, hissing snakes, and every other kind of terrible thing. Sometimes life…

Positive Peer Pressure

Monday, September 19, 2016 Last week while hanging out with some of my most favorite high school pals, I had the opportunity to spend time with my very good friend, Erik… he’s come a long way from our high school graduation and I am so proud of the man he’s become. From sneaking out and…

Mind Over Matter – A Client Success Story

Back in July, I challenged my friend Ireatha Warren to complete a whole30 challenge with me. It is not an easy challenge so naturally, it took her some time to warm up to the idea. At first, she questioned her ability to do it. Then, she realized that it was a matter of mindset. “I stopped doubting myself and…

The best part of running naked…

Let me tell you about my friend Adam… He’s a really nice guy who works for a local nonprofit, enjoys outdoor adventures and exercise. Adam makes his friends and family a priority – such as taking a Saturday afternoon to help a friend unpack the umpteen boxes for her kitchen and alphabetizes her spice collection…

My Discovery and Why You Need to Write a S.F.D.

Last week I talked about gathering DATA when you start to have a craving. Did you try it? What’d you discover? If you didn’t get the chance to try it I want you to keep the idea in your back pocket so you’ll have it in case you need it! This week I want to…

How gathering some DATA can help you cut back on the sugar

Last week I talked about treating yourself when the time is right. Today, I follow up on something I mentioned at the end of that blog. I said that I didn’t want to struggle with the sugar dragon every night, aka my sweet tooth. Well, my friends, this is something I am still working on,…

Find your inner otter

“We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” -Dr. Wayne Dyer Sometimes as proud, busy, schedules-filling Americans, we are more concerned with being productive, instead of living the good life.  Last week, I was very in touch with all of my earthly possessions (especially since they are scattered about my floor in the new apartment). I was reminded…

Life is too short to not treat ourselves.

Picture this… warm summer sun.  Lake water. Tall trees. Fresh air. Tent all set up. Then a clear, starry night. Camp fire… what else goes better with all of this than s’mores? This past weekend I got the luxury of camping with my favorite people. We enjoyed splashing in the lake,  hiking a lovely (but…