Come On Jack, Be Nimble

(Full disclosure…I’m a recovering control freak. I’m talking to myself here, but you’re invited to eavesdrop!) WHAT’S TRULY WITHIN YOUR CONTROL IN YOUR LIFE? When you slow down, unclench your jaw, relax your shoulders and un-make your fist…the answer comes.  And the answer is the key to your freedom. <go ahead, slow down, unclench your jaw, […]

When You Are Not Sure What To Do – Do THIS

“Anger, resentment and jealousy don’t change the heart of others – they only change yours.” Shannon Alder   What do you do when your anger, resentment or jealousy last for more than four hours? Do you call your doctor? Phone a friend? It’s more than a little awkward, not to mention uncomfortable, when you are walking around […]

Enough Already

If you believe that perfect is achievable and you feel bad about yourself because you haven’t yet achieved it, please hear me when I say this, “I understand!” I spent the majority of my life standing behind the murky veil of being perfect. Oh sure, I was unhappy back there. But I felt weirdly safe […]

Are You Doing What You Enjoy?

I am a little embarrassed it took me so long. I used to ask, “what do you want?” when I was trying to help people figure out what they needed to do to move themselves towards their best lives. It’s a clear enough question, but after hearing really smart and good people stumble for an […]

Happy Hour Special – 2 for 1 Pints of Poison

We humans do some really strange and terrible things to ourselves at times. We might be able to claim it’s unintentional, and that might even offer a smidge of relief. But we can do better. I know you’ve heard it before, so consider this a loving, gentle reminder: If you are choosing to cling to […]