Shifting Failure to Opportunity

“It’s only when you risk failure that you discover things. When you play it safe, you’re not expressing the utmost of your human experience.” – Lupita Nyong’o Picture yourself in front of two roads. The first road takes you on the same path you’ve been on. There’s very little risk but you only will know […]

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“Life supports me in every possible way.” – Louise Hay Positive affirmations are used as a tool to help with and, or, create transformation in life. They’re taught and discussed a great deal in the personal development realm. I learned about them in Hal Elrod’s The Miracle Morning and then, again, in Jen Sincero’s You […]

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The Power of Rest

I’m on my first vacation where I’ve let go of generating ideas for my work in a long time. I’ve learned that the best ideas come when you create space, or surrender. This year has had many new beginnings for me, including learning curves, which means more time and focus. My message for this post […]

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Summer is Coming

What was your experience growing up when summer was approaching? For me it meant no school, no routine, long days in the sun, water – pool, sprinklers, water balloons – and freedom. Even though that transition out of school doesn’t exist for many of us as adults, there are ways to cultivate the same fun-loving […]

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Why Being Authentic Matters

At the beginning of 2019, I took a stand for authenticity by doing the Leading with Authenticity show. I feel fortunate that in the roles I’ve had throughout my life, I’ve shown up authentically. That doesn’t mean it’s always crystal clear for me who I am and if I’m doing the right thing. I simply […]

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Give Yourself Grace

While life can be glorious and joyful, it can also be absolutely messy. I like to think of life as having different seasons for this reason. At the first part of 2019, I was working on the Leading with Authenticity show while also working full-time and living life. It had extreme highs and low-lows. My […]

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What I’ve Learned From Mom

In honor of Mother’s Day, I’m reflecting on the lessons I’ve learned from my Mom, Julie. An adventurous spirit, Julie has hiked 14ers (14,000 foot peaks), ridden the rapids of roaring rivers, seen the base of Mt. Everest, ridden on the back of a motorcycle across multiple states and into Mexico, skied the Swiss Alps […]

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