Letting Go This Year

The last week has been really introspective for me. I’m realizing more and more that I’ve fallen back into these old habits – the ones I thought I’d left behind long ago. I’ve pretended for a bit that I ditched them permanently. As if I’d packed them up in a suitcase, driven it out toContinue reading “Letting Go This Year”

Why Self Love?

When I talk about self love, I’m talking about developing your relationship with – and to – your Self. But what is the Self? Who is the self? And why develop that relationship? Here’s what I believe, and what my life and work have shown me: The Self is the unique, beautiful piece of youContinue reading “Why Self Love?”


My goal on this earth is to help as many people as possible to see, love, and accept their deepest, truest version of who they are, so that they can live the most beautiful and fulfilling life possible – the one they were uniquely made for. So I talk alot about learning to listen toContinue reading “Listen”

Honesty Has Other Benefits

If you want to be trusted, be honest. If you want to be honest, be true. If you want to be true, be yourself. Anonymous I realized yesterday that one of the things I’ve gained from developing honesty with my Self and others is the ability to trust. I didn’t set out to do that,Continue reading “Honesty Has Other Benefits”

Fear Never Stops, But Your Truth Can Tame It

It’s become clear to me as I write about honesty and integrity that almost all of the reasons for avoiding my truth are about fear. Again. I was afraid to disappoint anyone. I was afraid to fail. I was afraid of being ignored (because that meant I wasn’t important). I didn’t want to be alone.Continue reading “Fear Never Stops, But Your Truth Can Tame It”

Applying Your Love Language to Your Self

Dr. Gary Chapman developed the concept of love languages more than 25 years ago through his work with couples. He began to see that people express and receive love within categories, and that framing their interactions through these categories helped them to understand and connect in a much deeper way with each other. The fiveContinue reading “Applying Your Love Language to Your Self”

Loving Your Self: A Fundamental Relationship

At the root of all the behaviors, experiences, relationships, jobs, conflicts, passions … is how I feel about my Self. I believe it is the same for all of us. And the way that I feel about my Self? It’s changed over the years, through different relationships and experiences and awarenesses. What was once aContinue reading “Loving Your Self: A Fundamental Relationship”