Fear. What’s better than facing our fear? At times, pretty much anything. Distraction is so much better when I’m facing a fear – whether it’s scrolling through Facebook, watching a show, or indulging in something I usually wouldn’t – like a plate of nachos. Our fear can be good to us. I recently went through […]Read more "Facing Fear"
There’s a lot of talk about being a badass these days, whether you’re a badass at the gym, at work, or when you’re out with your kids, there is an inner badass within us beckoning to come out. My journey with badassery started last year while reading Jen Sincero’s “You Are a Badass.” Since then, […]Read more "Being the Ultimate Badass"
I’m not afraid, to take a stand, everybody, come take my hand We’ll walk this road together, through the storm Whatever weather, cold or warm Just letting you know that, you’re not alone Holla if you feel like you’ve been down the same road – From Eminem’s song, “Not Afraid” Imagine yourself in a […]Read more "Tony Robbins: Unleash the Power Within"
In a couple of days I will be walking on hot coals at “Unleash the Power Within,” lead by Tony Robbins. As I was prepping for the trip to San Jose, I was laughing with my husband and saying, “How did I get here?” Since as far back as I can remember I have been […]Read more "Firewalker"
Redefining Optimism For most of my life I’ve thought of myself as a realist. When I say realist, I mean that I easily get caught up in the details and can be skeptical. In fact, if we were talking 10 years ago, I would have told you that my default thinking is negative. 10 years […]Read more "Redefining Optimism & The 10-Day Mental Challenge"
Hot damn, I’m turning 40! Maybe that wasn’t what you were expecting? I remember watching Oprah’s surprise 40th birthday party on TV in 1994 and thinking that she really had it all together. I loved seeing Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, and Aretha Franklin give her their thoughts on turning 40. Years later, Jennifer Aniston turned […]Read more "40 Years in the Making"
The human brain has one extremely important task – survival. In fact, sometimes when we desire something – a cookie, a new pair of shoes, a glass of red wine – our brain interprets that as something we need to survive. Have you ever found yourself obsessively thinking about a cookie you ate an hour, […]Read more "Our Brain’s Story"