The Problem With Blaming… And upcoming news!

By |2019-07-14T11:36:28+00:00July 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

We all blame.  As Brene Brown says, “Blame is the discharging of discomfort and pain.”  When mistakes are made, our first response is to try to find whose fault it is.  A natural response, but not helpful. Here is an entertaining (less than 4 minute) video on blaming by the brilliant Brene Brown.  Watch it—you [...]

When You Want to Forgive Yourself

By |2019-07-09T11:04:23+00:00June 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

I recently made a big mistake; I spammed over 5000 people.  It was not one of my finest moments, but it was a mistake—I didn’t start out the day deciding I wanted to piss off a bunch of people I didn’t know. When I realized what happened I didn’t respond perfectly (what a surprise.)  I [...]

Join me on June 3rd at the Giving Care Taking Care Conference

By |2019-05-14T16:53:29+00:00May 14th, 2019|Speaking, Stress, Stress Reduction, Uncategorized|

Join me as I present Everyday Love:  Tools for Lowering Stress at the upcoming Giving Care Taking Care Conference. Come and learn easy to remember tools to reduce worry, quiet your mind, shift your attitude and make feelings more manageable. There will even be time to practice the techniques during the workshop. I hope [...]

Stress Reduction

By |2019-05-27T23:00:52+00:00May 14th, 2019|Stress, Stress Reduction, Uncategorized|

Do you ever feel more stressed than is comfortable?  Are you, like me, on the search for tools to help reduce stress? If you answered no to those questions, please contact me, I really, really want to know what you know!  I just finished my book and am in the process of expanding my business, [...]

The Stepladder Method to More Helpful Thoughts

By |2019-04-01T17:24:29+00:00March 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

I was reading a fabulous book by my friend and colleague Rucsandra Mitrea called You Don't Have to Live in Pain: Five Strategies to Help Reduce Your Chronic Pain Right Now. Her book offers practical tools to shift your thinking about chronic pain so you can help the healing process.  Personally, I think it’s a good book to [...]

A Tool to Help Fear be Less Fearful

By |2019-05-06T18:27:46+00:00December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Let’s talk about everyone’s favorite topic—Fear. More precisely, I want to give you a helpful tool to be with fear without it feeling overwhelming. I was talking about the power of fear with a friend and colleague I was visiting recently, and she practically jumped up and down as she handed me Tim Ferriss’ book [...]

Seven Tips for How to Have a Fight

By |2018-05-23T23:09:03+00:00May 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

I just had what could have been a very painful conversation with a good friend of mine.  It could have been, but it wasn’t.  At one point she stopped and said, “This is going a LOT better than I expected.”  I wholeheartedly, and with no small amount of relief, agreed. I was pondering why it [...]