Life is filled with crossroads. Those that overthink the route get stuck at the fork or find themselves constantly backtracking their steps and changing their routes. Those who hold courage close, take the road that beckons them and never looks back. The blinding burden of regret and self-doubt cannot attach itself to them for they
The start of a girl’s weekend feels like a rally for freedom. The little girl in me gets excited over girls weekends with the same enthusiasm as I used to have when looking forward to a sleepover party. There’s something calming and renewing about escaping responsibility and connecting with females. No diapers to change.
We live in a constant state of conversation with ourselves, and if we are not aware and do not pay attention, the direction of our self-conversation can steer us to worlds far from where we want to be. Most commonly, the undercurrent of self-doubt and self-limitation leads people to a world of self-containment and
It’s helpful to have a toddler in life. Hand-in-hand with a one or two year-old and you are apt to do two things well: notice a world of previously unnoticed details and take twice as long to get anywhere. Most notably, one particular item favored by my little one right now are fans. You read
I know what it feels like to worry too much what people think about me and I know that the feeling can be stagnating and overwhelming, leading to overthinking, self-doubt, and anxiety. I also know what it feels like to be free from this worry, and I want you to have that freedom
I yearn to put to words the emotions that most move my heart. It’s the only way I know how to slow down in life, to say no to the rush of busyness and to practice being in the present. People have told me that there’s nothing quite as filling to your soul like
I believe in you. The very essence of all that I believe lies in the confidence I have that you were created for a purpose and that you have something unique to create and contribute to the world. I understand that sometimes it’s hard to remember this amazing truth about yourself in the midst of life –
A few months ago I sat, awed and inspired, in the audience of a keynote presentation from global fitness entrepreneur, founder of Stroller Strides and Fit4Mom, Lisa Druxman. Lisa’s presentation resonated with my heart and I was eager to meet and connect with her. Her energy is contagious, her passion tangible and her
The midnight candle flickers, and I hold my breath; I want these moments to last forever. At my keyboard in the dark of night, my solitude has been interrupted with an unusual visitor. A flurry of inspiration sent my dancing fingers flying, and as they moved, my desk chair scratched against the hardwood floor,
You know those days when everything seems to go wrong? I know those days too – shoot, I know weeks like that, and, just coming off such a week, I look back and see that every chance I grumbled was really a chance to practice grace, or, if you will, the verbal practice of gratitude.