How to re-align when you feel stuck. A decorative image shows a woman sitting on the floor against a sofa, typing on her laptop.

Do you ever feel like your body and soul are screaming at you to make a change, but it just feels too daunting? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Danielle Smeltzer from Awarely Embodied Leadership and I have both been there, and today I want to share the vulnerable and beautiful conversation Danielle and I …

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How to make a fresh start when a dream dies. A decorative image shows a woman's hands, folded on a wooden table. Across from her hands, you see another hand gently nudging a small heart-shaped trinket toward her.

Letting go of a dream is a process of grief, even when it’s your choice. (Listen to my podcast episode with Awarely on this topic – you’ll feel so much less alone!) Loss by circumstance is no easier, of course, but it is a little more visible, a little more tangible, and because of that, …

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How to grow your confidence in your business. A decorative photo shows a woman strolling confidently, smiling, holding a purse and a travel mug.

Grow your confidence; grow your business. There is nothing quite as empowering and liberating as a deep-seated sense of confidence, knowing that you are capable of making wise decisions, taking bold actions, and navigating challenges with resilience. When you are confident, it radiates through your work, attracting aligned clients and opportunities. When you are confident, …

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15 Journal Prompts For Your Best Autumn Yet. A decorative photo shows a woman holding a cup of coffee and a book on a blanket in her lap. The photo is cropped close to the items she's holding.

Here’s a question that changed my life: What would it look like if it was easy? The last three months of the year are abundant with opportunities to experience and express beauty, joy, and connection. They can also be ripe for sky-high expectations. Take a moment here at the beginning to consider what you most want …

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A Simple Way to Cultivate Presence and Purpose. A decorative image shows a small stack of white notebooks on a marble tray which rests on a wooden console table. Also on the tray is a brown glass bottle with a small bouquet of dried flowers.

One of the most powerful shifts I’ve experienced in this mid-life season is an elemental shift in focus from doing to being. I used to think that a focus on being meant rest, self-care, connection, fun, play. Then, for a season, I saw it as a different approach to productivity. I focused intently on the …

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Soulful Routines for a Purposeful Life. Decorative image shows a woman with a pen in her hand, gazing thoughtfully at something outside the frame. She has a notebook and a cup of coffee in front of her.

Like many things that shifted as I approached 40, I started craving routines with more substance. More oomph. More spark. I wanted to deepen the connection between intention and action. Actually, I wanted to deepen the connection with my own soul. I love to plan, and my monthly setup has been a favorite routine for …

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Journal prompts for focus, passion, and creativity. A decorative image shows a woman writing in a journal. She smiles, and has a positive vibe about her.

1. What do you want more of in your life right now? If you’re having a hard time getting started, browse this dreamy summer Pinterest Board and see if anything sparks in you. Pay attention to your reactions. Follow your instincts and your curiosity, and write about that. 2. What are you working toward right …

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Do you have a complicated relationship with the snooze button? [The decorative image shows a woman's hand pressing the snooze button on her alarm clock while she tries to fall back asleep]

If you do, you’re not alone. The vast majority of my clients have, at some point, lamented the siren call of the snooze button. While plenty of productivity experts swear you have to get up at 5AM to lead a productive life, I don’t necessarily agree with them. That’s not what this is about. But …

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