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Reduce overwhelm using mind control (on yourself)

October 5, 2020

This is the last post in the series “A holistic guide to troubleshooting your overwhelm”.   The control center for your body and emotions, the mind is where it’s at when it comes to reducing overwhelm. By understanding the mechanisms…

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Your emotions & healing overwhelm

September 28, 2020

This is the second post in a series called A holistic guide to troubleshooting your overwhelm. See the first post here. Your feelings create the experience of your life. Whether you feel joy, focus or overwhelm determines how your day…

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A holistic guide to troubleshooting your overwhelm

September 21, 2020

In this blog post, I offer a holistic perspective on where overwhelm comes from, how it affects you and how you can feel better. Oh overwhelm! It’s one of those human states of being that just feels awful. Plus, it…

Are you creating your own overwhelm?

Are you creating your overwhelm?

September 13, 2020

What if YOU are creating your overwhelm? Wouldn’t you like to know that answer to that? In fact, before I go any further, I invite you to pause, take a deep breath and ask yourself: “How might I be creating…

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Learn the Skill of a Self-Confident Mindset

September 7, 2020

Self-confidence is a skill – which means that you CAN learn it. Like jogging or playing the piano. And like learning anything new, when you follow a process consistently, you get results. In this blog post, I’m going to teach…

Why you have low self-confidence

August 31, 2020

Many of us point to our past as the source of our low self-confidence, saying things like: My parents didn’t give me enough attention I didn’t do well in school I wasn’t a popular kid, other students were mean to…

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3 surprising ways to more self-confidence

August 24, 2020

Self-confidence can come from surprising sources. As a life coach, Ayurvedic Health Counselor and yoga teacher, I’m gifted with the perspective of seeing how mental and emotional states interrelate with the body. In fact, unlike the typical western approach where…

Set up your life to create more self-confidence

August 17, 2020

Self-confidence doesn’t just appear out of nowhere. Self-confidence is a result of how you live your life, externally and internally. So, if you feel held back by confidence issues or imposter syndrome or just know that you’re capable of more,…

Confidence coaching for introverts in 3 minutes

August 10, 2020

Would you say yes to having more self-confidence in just 3 minutes? You’re reading this so the answer must be – yes! Message received. Challenge accepted. Put your thinking cap on. Get ready for some rapid fire questions. And commit…

Heal Imposter Syndrome Guide

August 5, 2020

Welcome to this powerful guide to help you heal imposter syndrome and build your self-confidence. If you’re not sure what the imposter syndrome (aka imposter complex) is or how it relates to confidence, you can read about it in the…

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Step 4: How to overcome imposter syndrome – Optimize your thoughts

August 3, 2020

If you’re tired of dealing with the imposter syndrome, you’re in the right place! This series is all about healing it so that you can get on with living your life to the fullest. If you’re not sure if imposter…

Step 3: How to overcome imposter syndrome – Question negative thinking

July 27, 2020

This series is all about healing imposter syndrome so you can be the most amazing version of yourself, no apologies. If you’re not sure if imposter syndrome is a problem for you, check out the Top 6 signs you suffer…

Step 2: How to overcome imposter syndrome – Understand why you feel like a fraud

July 20, 2020

A blog series that gives you actionable steps to heal imposter syndrome and create the life you want. If you’re not sure if imposter syndrome is a problem for you, check out the Top 6 signs you suffer from imposter…

Step 1: How to overcome imposter syndrome

July 13, 2020

If you experience imposter syndrome, you know it can be debilitating.  That’s why I’ve put together this blog series to help you heal longtime patterns and step into a more empowered life. Whether you get overwhelmed by anxiety or feel…

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Top 6 signs you suffer from imposter syndrome

July 6, 2020

Imposter syndrome & self-confidence go hand-in-hand  One is the chronic negative belief that you’re never enough, while the other is the steadfast belief that you’re capable even when challenged. These two beliefs exist on opposite ends of a spectrum.  This…

Mindset is like the movies

The secret to taking action is…

June 28, 2020

Prepare for the big reveal… It’s probably not what you thought. Or what you want to hear. It’s actually something quite simple. And something that you already have. … It’s your feelings.   Yup, the secret to taking action is…

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Why you’re not making progress on your goals

June 22, 2020

“Well, that didn’t work.” … How many times have you thought those words, when it comes to a goal or a change you want to make? I am the queen of starting something new with gusto, being super committed, then…

Why you want to embrace negative feelings

June 15, 2020

There’s been a lot of crying happening lately.  By my clients, my colleagues and myself. And undoubtedly by many, many other people. How about you? The tears I’ve seen represent pain, grief, anger and shame. They’re not the kind of…

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Take time to breathe

June 8, 2020

In the midst of uncertainty, one of the most powerful things you can do is breathe. Here’s how… — Pause your doing. Get still. Focus your mind on the movement of your body as you inhale. Notice the air as…

In support of equality and healing

June 5, 2020

The bandaid’s been ripped off and the wound beneath seeps with unhealed pain and racism. The protests and riots around George Floyd’s death have finally convinced me that this is a problem that needs to be addressed NOW. I’ve known…

Self-love opens doors

June 1, 2020

How often do you criticize yourself? Daily? Hourly? Most introverted women that I’ve worked with have a constant habit of knocking themselves down by saying things like: This {thing that I did} isn’t good enough I should be able to…

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Overcome awkwardness in social situations

May 25, 2020

What makes you feel awkward? Is it when you knock something over? Or stumble over your words? Or just don’t feel like you fit in with the crowd? (Hint: it’s not actually any of these things) — When most of…

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3 steps to changing your life this week

May 18, 2020

What if this Monday is the beginning of a major change for you? What would it look like? Would it mean all of a sudden you’re living your dream? Speaking your truth? Being 100% authentic? I don’t think so. The…

Is your self-talk disempowering you?

May 11, 2020

You’re with yourself ALL. DAY. LONG. Most of the time, the voice inside your head chatters away without much notice. When you stop to listen to the conversation happening in your head, is what you hear supportive? Or self-sabotaging? Sometimes the self-sabotage…

How to make decisions

May 9, 2020

I’ve noticed lately that a LOT of people get stuck in indecision. Sometimes it lasts just a few hours. But sometimes it’s days, weeks, even years. (Full disclosure: It took me years to finally change careers, so no judgement here!…

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Empowerment is a skill

April 20, 2020

There’s a lot of talk right now about things have gone to pot. And there are a lot of numbers being thrown around to prove this. Data on unemployment, retail sales, closed businesses, retirement accounts, the number of days since…

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How to get into a positive mindset

April 2, 2020

In a crisis, all of the fears and patterns that you’ve struggled with come out to play, big time. This could be anxiety, overwhelm, self-doubt, scarcity around money, emotional eating or something else. They can intensify and become consuming. And…

Online – Grow Together Women’s Support Group

March 17, 2020

I’m moving our women’s support group online so that we can continue to connect, no matter where we are!   What Grow Together is about Connecting with  like minds Listening and being heard without distractions Sharing your challenges, as well…

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Goal setting: from failure to fail-proof

February 17, 2020

Setting goals. What does that mean to you? Is it saying “someday I want to lose 20 pounds”  Or “this year I’m going to lose 20 pounds.” Followed by a grocery list that focuses on “allowed” foods and signing up…

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Have You Failed At Your Goals Already?

February 10, 2020

It’s February. Can you feel it? I can.   As I sit here, the warm sun is shining on me. I have to pull my blinds just so to keep the light out of my face. Each day, I can…