Category: Self Management

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Meanest One of All?

All this meanness, where’s it coming from? It’s in the news, the grocery store, the roadways, the sidewalks, and (especially) social media. Putting my attention on this lately has revealed another voice of meanness: the one inside my head. It’s

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Claim Your True Power

You are energy. I am energy. Everything is energy, and all energies are intertwined. I know this might sound a little crazy, but I want you to know this is your reality. Once get this, you can begin to claim

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You are NOT Not Enough

It’s insidious, the chorus of little voices inside our head that tells us to be afraid—be very afraid!—because the world is a big scary place and we are small and powerless. They are the voices of our parents, teachers, doctors,

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The Easiest Thing You’ll Do This Week

So much for sleeping late today. In my animals’ brains, the appearance of the sun means it’s time to wake the humans so there can be food in the bowls. Cue, routine, reward. It doesn’t matter it’s Sunday. Same is

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The 5 Non-Negotiables of Personal Success

Your body is your vehicle for this life. You will only go as far as it takes you.  Just like your car requires basic maintenance, your body is a machine that has certain requirements in order to function.  Unlike your

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The Upward Spiral

There is always this invisible line.  Above it is positive, uplifting, strengthening.  Below it is negative, depressing, weakening.  Both exist at all times.  Neither is more or less “real” than the other.  There is no neutral.  Everything has an energetic

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The Selfies You Don’t See

Three nights ago I sat in my car, crying The Ugly Cry, gobbling down triple cheese mac & cheese from Sheetz. My mighty war chest of tools was powerless against the downward spiral of doubt, negative self-talk, and exhaustion.  No

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When Manifestation Doesn’t Work (Warning: this post contains tough truths)

You did the vision board. You policed your mind for negative thoughts. You did daily 4-minute visualizations. And still…crickets.  The Universe seems silent in response.  There’s no Maserati. No overflowing bank account.  No perfect partner. This happens to everyone.  It’s

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Adjusting Expectations

“What we expect, we experience,” all the spiritual traditions say. But what, then, explains bad service at an expensive, fancy restaurant, where you go expecting the best? Or not getting the promotion/client/job when we were clearly the most qualified? And

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Cancer-Causing Almond Milk? What’s a Holistic Girl to Believe?

Did you hear the one about brand-name almond milk using a cancer-causing algae called Carrageenan as a thickener? Yeah, it’s no joke. Almonds are expensive; algae is cheap. Do the math. So here we are, making the conscious choice to

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