Stuck in Your Life? Time to Shed Your Story

We shed old stories about ourselves as we grow into our new selves.This is a process, and it’s not always clear as it’s happening. But often there’s a moment where the old story doesn’t feel good to tell anymore. It’s not cathartic. It’s uncomfortable.

How to Make Navigating Uncertainty Fun

As an elementary school teacher, my days consisted of lesson plans, laughter, and inquisitive questions by ten-year-olds. But when I hit burnout, I decided to make a change. I woke up to find myself in a cubicle with coffee and my computer, by myself with my thoughts.

How Jealousy Can Help You Steer Your Life

But our dark emotions, the ones society has deemed “negative” are road signs to our desire. We must learn how to ride this ocean of emotion like a surfer. Don’t be afraid of big waves like jealousy, because the heart squeeze is pointing to what I so deeply desire.

Overwhelm: When the Waves Keep Crashing

April was a month of waves. I was trying to outrun them, but I couldn’t. Just as my head popped up to take a breathe another one slammed down right over my head. Old programming: When it’s all crashing around you, do more. Keep plunging through. Can’t stop. Don’t stop. So I broke into an [&h

When You’re Craving Your Couch

You have a To Do list a mile long and all you want to do is hole up on the couch. Another night goes by. You haven’t crossed anything off your to do list. The laundry’s still there. You haven’t sent holiday thank you notes, and the last time you went to the doctor… ahem…. Somewhere [&hell

How to Speak Your Truth

I lost my voice for an entire year. From Wednesday evening to Friday morning, I whispered my way through my days as an elementary school teacher. By Saturday, I’d be on house arrest because speaking at all was painful. No talking on the phone. No hello’s to my roommates (I literally had signs in