The #1 challenge to create more confidence as an introvert

July 28, 2022

What does creating more confidence look like for you?   Simple? Agonizing?  Lots of stops and starts and tail chasing?   I think a lot about how to help my introverted clients (and myself!) create lasting change and I want…

how DO you create a better life??

May 12, 2022

How often does the desire to change your work, relationship, body, living situation, mental health, {fill in the blank}, etc, come up for you? In my world, it comes up all the time. Both for myself and for the folks…

The winter blues: if things feel harder, you’re not alone (an Ayurvedic perspective)

November 18, 2021

I’ve had several conversations with clients and fellow coaches this week about the emotional challenges of this time of year. I can certainly feel the effects of winter up here in Alaska (especially since I was just in warm and…

Exhaustion doesn’t happen overnight

September 6, 2021

Exhaustion doesn’t happen overnight. It builds up over time. As a result of your day-to-day actions. The question is, what are the actions that slowly deplete you over time? They might be things like: Consistently working late Checking email every…

From exhausted to energized… there is a path

September 1, 2021

This post is for all of my stressed out introvert friends who’re having a hard time getting through the day – and life in general. You probably already know of self-care practices or other habits that would make you feel…

How to integrate hard lessons

August 23, 2021

Wow, I just had an amazing weekend co-leading a retreat. The time was about so much more than yoga and meditation and dancing. It was a safe space for people to connect to themselves, reflect and let the messy stuff…

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Reducing stress requires your attention

July 26, 2021

Reducing stress requires your attention. I know, I know, it would be so much easier to just keep doing what you’re doing. Who has time to think about stress let alone take new actions to settle it? Your brain might…

A guide to help you return to “normal” in pandemic times

July 9, 2021

Are you going back to work after months of working from home and finding that it’s hard to do things like you did them before? If so, you’re not alone. {If you want to skip straight to the guide, click…

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Not going after your dreams?

June 28, 2021

Going after your dreams sounds beautiful, in theory, but it can be a topic that inspires frustration and self-criticism in many of us. There’s often an idea that it should be easy or magical. That if you think positively enough,…

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What’s your stress response type?

June 1, 2021

Before I get into helping you identify your stress response type, I want you to know that in this post I’m going to make some assumptions about you. I’m going to assume that you experience stress. Almost every day. And…