Twisted like a Bonsai: The Radical Truth About Our Wounding

I’ve been thinking a lot about wounds for the past couple of weeks. Specifically, the kind of wounding that seeps through a lifetime, like oil through paper, forever staining it. Our life shapes itself around a wound like this, which, if it happens early enough, can affect the development of our entire personality. Wounds are … Read more

Webinar-Masterclass: Stop Struggling and Learn To Live a Buoyant Life

My friend! I’m teaching a masterclass, “Stop Struggling and Learn to Live a Buoyant Life” on Sept. 19th at 5pm PST/8pm EST. Click this link to register.   Are you stuck in struggling? Does self-doubt run your life? Do you have a sense that something’s “off” and you want support in getting clear and taking decisive … Read more

Pack Dynamics: What Rescuing Dogs Has Taught Me about Relationships

When I rescued my first dog, Phoenix, in 2015, she was a traumatized 6-month-old gorgeous, gray bundle of fear. I was overwhelmed by her fear and she was overwhelmed by, well, everything. To this day, she loves dogs and is afraid of people. Because of her possessive and anxious bond with me, Patrick (my partner) … Read more

On Self-Love: 5 Ways To Build Your Self-Love Muscle

  Recently, I had a conversation with a client about self-love. They weren’t clear on how to give themselves the love they were twisting themselves in knots to get from others. They wanted suggestions on how to strengthen their experience of self-love. The question got me to thinking about how we often talk about self-love … Read more

The Surprising Way Being Nice Can Block You from Having a Great Relationship

There’s an epidemic of niceness going on and it needs to stop. Not in politics, certainly, but in the way we’re taught to communicate in dating and relationships, especially if we have a spiritual bent. Though I’m speaking directly to women in this article, this idea also applies to nice guys who aren’t direct with … Read more

What To Do When You’re Not Getting What You Want in Life

    You know that thing you want—the relationship, financial success, the car—that you’ve been wanting for ages? That thing plastered all over your vision board and peppered through your affirmations? Maybe you write gratitudes every day in the present tense for this thing you want in your life (but don’t actually have yet), because … Read more