• May 01, 2020 | Belonging

    A Practice in Self Compassion

    If you find yourself spinning your wheels at home feeling like you’re moving backwards right now, listen up. It’s normal! When the universe deals us a pandemic, it’s normal that we may revert to the familiarity of our comfort zones. Makes total sense. I’ve been noticing with myself and with my clients that we haven’t […]

  • Nov 14, 2018 | Your Relationships

    Bridging Vulnerability and Leadership in Life

    What’s the deal with vulnerability? In our culture, it seems to be something we all shy away from in some way. Our leaders fail to take ownership or apologize for their end of things, and oftentimes it’s something that we all do in various areas of our lives: In relationships, we tend to demand apologies […]

  • May 24, 2019 | Most Popular, Your Relationships,  Your Work

    How learning to be vulnerable is actually empowering

    The other day, I watched Brene Brown’s Netflix special The Call to Courage. Have you seen it? She aptly puts into words what I’ve been trying to express for the past 3 weeks, and what was my experience on this most recent retreat we led this past March. She says, “Vulnerability is the pathway to […]

  • Jul 16, 2020 | Your Relationships

    Improve your Communication with this 2-Step Practice

    I still remember with sadness the day a dear friend told me our paths had gone different directions. It hurt to feel broken up with. With no explanation or effort to reinvent friendship, it was simply over. Letting go of people I care about has never been easy for me, but this was hard to […]

  • Jul 09, 2020 | Your Relationships

    Need more support? Try this.

    The other morning, I had to laugh out loud at myself when I overheard that my better half had stepped into the bathroom and I realized why I’d been listening. I slipped into our bedroom… (quickly and quietly so that I could… any guesses?;) …so that I could make the bed before he, in trying […]

  • Apr 26, 2019 | Most Popular, Your Relationships,  Your Work

    What authentic leadership looks like. Do you have the “it” factor?

    I can still remember that day when a leader I esteem and trust took responsibility for a mistake I had made. My palms were sweaty, my stomach constricted, that guilty feeling rumbling inside. When confronted with my error, I was mentally preparing myself to own up to it. And before I had the chance to, […]