empowerment

Living the Joyous Alive

Are you willing to leap into the JOYOUS ALIVE? If you’re ready to make a change, if you’re ready to stop telling yourself the same stories, if you’re ready to take your life to the next level, if you want to create a life you love and feels alive, if you want to love from …

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To do anything in life…

Have you ever felt stuck, lost, frustrated, or lonely in moving forward with something—a decision, next steps, relationships, deepening in creative flow? I have. And I hated it! I would then proceed to force myself, make myself sit with something until it got done and then be disappointed with the results.  I would even continue …

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The Integrated Male: Balancing the Light/Celebrating the Dark

More than any other time in modern history, men today are being challenged to uncover and upgrade different facets of the masculine. Movements like #MeToo and TimesUp along with current political climates are propelling men to question and update beliefs and misunderstandings around modern masculinity. The INTEGRATED MALE BALANCES THE LIGHT AND CELEBRATES THE DARK. …

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Seeing through Eyes of Love

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways… Everything that happens in life is an opportunity to LOVE. And above all, an opportunity to love YOU—to truly 100% love yourself completely, no matter what. Every failure. Every heartbreak. Every panic attack. Every clumsy moment. Every win. Every celebration. Every moment… an invitation to …

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Happiness Happens

Have you ever noticed how easily we feel happiness when we are around a puppy? Research has also shown that owning a dog is good for your overall wellbeing—a dog never judges and is always there to listen. A dog does not have requirements to give you love.  It simply does.  Who else becomes wildly …

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How My Heart Cracked Wide Open

If you have spent time with me or have read previous blogs, you know that I am a HUGE believer that all relationships—no matter how big or seemingly insignificantly—present themselves for our highest good. Sometimes relationships reflect the parts that are difficult to accept or where we need the most healing.  Others reflect the parts …

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The Dirty Little F Word Required for a Great Valentine’s

V-Day is here! Love is in the air… may be… I keep seeing posts and blogs about being “so over Valentine’s Day.”  Now I don’t necessarily buy into the fanfare, Hallmark cards, and candy.  But, I am also reminded that as humans, we are programmed to connect, love and be loved. So to ignore or …

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The Importance of Tapping into Your Innate Genius

Ever since I was a little girl, I have loved January. There was always an excitement about January 1st, because I got a chance to wipe the slate clean and start all over again.  The previous year, with all its ups and downs… GONE. I wrote specific, measurable, achievable, and reachable goals.  I’d even do vision boards. …

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The Natural Ebb and Flow of Intimacy

Intimacy… plays an essential role in humans.  As social creatures and at the root of our humanity, is the craving for close, personal and reciprocating relationships with others. Intimacy usually refers to mutual openness, sharing, and vulnerability.  Its lifespan can range from a single interaction to a long-term relationship of years or even decades. It …

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Screw the Goals… Cherish the Stillness

“Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom” – Francis Bacon   The New year is here!  Happy 2018! One of the most powerful ways to move forward in creating your dreams and intentions for the new year is to focus on what you’ve learned, celebrate your wins, and forgive the past. I find that when I do …

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Holiday Blues: A Spiritual Perspective

  So much talk about the season of merriment and light, yet for so many… The paradox of the holidays. It can be said that there is wisdom to be gained through challenge, hardship and suffering.  It can also be said that there is deep learning and truth to be gained. Because when we are …

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Holidays… Holy Days … Invitation to Practice Loving

  A reminder that the holy days, regardless of religion, culture, language, country, or ethnicity, are an invitation to love freely – without the need for reciprocity or finding worthiness in another. An invitation to practice love loving love – the practice of being present and loving for the sake of loving.  To love openly because we are all …

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The Gift of Thanks-Giving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  I love food… and I am enamored with sweet potatoes and yams.  My love for them is so great that it is not uncommon for me to make several sweet potatoes and yams recipes on this holiday.  There’s also the mashed potatoes and gravy, watching the dog show (I usually eat …

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More love please.

So… much… going… on… right… now! There are tsunami-size waves of social change occurring.  We can’t go very long or very far without witnessing or being exposed to an injustice or human darkness. I don’t know about you but there are moments when it all feels like there’s a huge wall separating us from where …

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Sensual… Not Necessarily Sexual

A few weeks ago as I was facilitating a workshop, I spoke about sensuality and sexuality and how they were different.  Most of the participants appeared and shared their surprise in hearing me say this.  A few then shared that they thought that both were the same thing. By definition SENSUALITY is any condition that is about being …

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