If “they” leave you, let them… (Read Time: 3 min.)

“They”… Who are “they” anyway?  Even though we don’t seem to be able to answer that question, there are a lot of “they” who seem to be keeping us connected to situations, experiences, and drama that we really don’t need… and you’d think the situation would improve when “they” leave our lives… Quite the contrary.… Read More If “they” leave you, let them… (Read Time: 3 min.)

How to Apply The 5 Gifts of Heartbreak to Your Business (Read Time: 5 min.)

After a recent heartbreak, I took this picture.  Look at it closely.  In my eyes you can see the loss, the pain, and emptiness.  I recovered from that heartbreak as I’d done from many others: a little bit wiser, a lot stronger, and definitely less trusting. I’ve experienced the loss of love many times.  It… Read More How to Apply The 5 Gifts of Heartbreak to Your Business (Read Time: 5 min.)

Do You Feel the Need to “Earn” Everything? Here’s why you need to stop that! (Read Time: 4 min.)

Do you make “earning” blessings a part of your everyday life? Is getting something for nothing a hard concept for you to grasp? When people give you anything freely (a compliment, a free drink, a major purchase item), do you look at them sideways and think, “So… what’s the catch?” Deep down, do you love… Read More Do You Feel the Need to “Earn” Everything? Here’s why you need to stop that! (Read Time: 4 min.)

Are You Playing It “Safe” in Life? (Read Time: 2 min.)

Your job is good… but not great. Your relationships are solid… but not exhilarating. Your health is decent… but not vibrantly amazing. When someone asks you how you’re doing, you say, “Fine” or “Okay” or “Alright.” What if you woke up today and decided to stop playing it “safe” in life?   What if you… Read More Are You Playing It “Safe” in Life? (Read Time: 2 min.)

What to Do When You’re Tired of Doing EVERYTHING… (Read Time: 3 min.)

I was reading Brene Brown’s book ‘Daring Greatly’ and, in the book, she says the following: “Going it alone is a value we hold in high esteem in our culture, ironically even when it comes to cultivating connection.”  For the woman breadwinner, the “going it alone” myth is even stronger.  Combine the overachiever title with… Read More What to Do When You’re Tired of Doing EVERYTHING… (Read Time: 3 min.)

Is Your Pride Hijacking Your Health? Why Women Breadwinners Need to Stop, Look, & Listen… (Read Time: 4 min.)

I used to insist upon doing it all: myself, right, and perfect the FIRST time. I used to expect, on the rare occasion that I asked for help, that people did it just like me, right, and perfect the FIRST time. I used to shake my head in absolute knowing when people let me down,… Read More Is Your Pride Hijacking Your Health? Why Women Breadwinners Need to Stop, Look, & Listen… (Read Time: 4 min.)

Whose baggage are you carrying? (Read time: 6 min.)

I was reading an article about female breadwinners.  It talked about the way in which the husbands of these breadwinners felt emasculated and, as a result, the breadwinning wives carried around with them unspoken guilt about their husband’s loss of identity… and it left me wondering: Whose baggage are you carrying? I get the mommy… Read More Whose baggage are you carrying? (Read time: 6 min.)

What to do if you don’t REALLY love yourself… (Read time: 5 min.)

Do you REALLY love yourself? Not the “I’m okay, you’re okay” self esteem movement or the “I LOVE ME!” overly exaggerated, let’s-fake-self-love-til-I-feel-self-love self-help technique and sure as hell not the “Once I lose 20 pounds, I’ll love myself” future self idealization process.  No… you… right where you are… right as you are… right now. Do… Read More What to do if you don’t REALLY love yourself… (Read time: 5 min.)

Why Women Breadwinners Apologize For Being Powerful… and 7 Ways to Stop Doing That (Read Time: 5 min.)

Women are powerful.  They are incredibly strong and, yet, superbly nurturing.  They are resilient to a fault and expressive to the nth degree… and even when a woman describes herself as NONE of these things, she still has what it takes to do the job of five people, sleep on less than 3 hours, and… Read More Why Women Breadwinners Apologize For Being Powerful… and 7 Ways to Stop Doing That (Read Time: 5 min.)