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Your Words Are Your Life

Your Words Are Your Life

I was on a call with my wellness coach & he asked how I had been doing. I shared my week and how I was feeling in all of it. I had a lot going on - all good things. When he reflected my own words back to me, I noticed he said "busy" and "have to" a few times. I...

Make A Decision & Burn It Down

Make A Decision & Burn It Down

Back in February, I wrote an email about setting your life on fire. "Mindset has been my focus of the last 2 weeks. Rough days, anxiety, and frustration giving way to new routines, sunsets on the beach, and feeling more alive than ever. All it took was a decision to...

Your Story Is Your Power

Your Story Is Your Power

"That story with all the highs and lows - what seems so ordinary - what seems like nothing to you - that's your power." - Michelle Obama My husband was watching Michelle Obama's documentary Becoming last night. I walked in the bedroom after my massage and he said, "I...

Tell me a story about your mom

Tell me a story about your mom

“The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” — James E. Faust If I asked you right now to tell me a story about your mom, I'm going to guess that you could give me at least five minutes of content. At least. Whether your mother is...

Walk To The New Edge Of Story

Walk To The New Edge Of Story

On Sharing Your Everyday Story “Life is a concept, like the “universe", that expands as soon as we reach what we think is its edge.” - Kamand Kojouri Have you ever played the game, Two Truths & A Lie? It's a game where you share three things about yourself - two...

You own everything that happened to you.

You own everything that happened to you.

"But what if they get mad at me for telling that story?" When you were a kid, you had parents and siblings who were involved in your story - good and bad. When you were in school, things happened with lots of other people around. When you got divorced, there was a...

How To Make Friends With Your Story

How To Make Friends With Your Story

It All Starts With One Step Let's pretend for a moment that you've been promising yourself you'll write "that story." The story that shows up in your brain space at 3am - waking you to tell you it's time to write it. The story that gives you a twinge of jealousy when...

The Best Part Of Waking Up

The Best Part Of Waking Up

Since I was a kid, I hated the smell of coffee. My dad would wake up way before the sun and make a pot of coffee. The burnt aroma wafting through the house. "The Best Part Of Waking Up" to him WAS the Folgers in his cup. The metal can popped open. The scooped out...

What’s your untold story?

What’s your untold story?

"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." - Maya Angelou A few years ago, I was visiting my now-late paternal Grandmother. She was 93 and had lived a very full life. We were chatting about her travels and I asked her one question: "Where...