Where’s Your REAL Focus?

There was a time that all I focused on was my weight. People who didn’t know me then often find this surprising. Looking back, I see it as a very unhealthy obsession rooted much deeper than simply the extra 30 – 40 pounds that attached themselves to me and seemed not to want to let …

3 Behaviors That Might Be Scaring Off the Clarity You’re Looking For

As summer is coming to a close (at least month-wise although not weather-wise for most of us), it’s a good time to re-group, re-assess, re-align ourselves as we move into the last 4 months of the year. One thing we need in order to do this is Clarity – a sometimes elusive little thing, usually …

1 Small Step Toward More Self-Care

My coaching and the products I’ve created, The Mood Ladies, are all about promoting self-care. I see so many people, especially women, over-committed, exhausted, stressed and overwhelmed. Often they aren’t able to really enjoy the many good things in their lives because there are too many to-dos on the list. I was reminded of this …

3 Ways to Shift from Limits to Possibilities

Do you ever feel that your world is small? Or let me rephrase…have you ever felt like you know there’s an answer to a challenge or problem you are facing, but you aren’t able to see it? That’s what I mean about a small world. Our view is limited in some particular area or even …

Bringing in the Lightness

Right now we are in the midst of the lightest time of year. It is a time filled with longer days and summer activities. Despite this, we don’t always feel ‘light’ on the inside. Sometimes we allow worries, our problems challenges or those of others to block out the light. It’s also easy to get …

Where will being Kaleidoscopic take you?

Sometimes our worlds get small. We get stuck in the details of how something works or how it is going to unfold. We forget that there are forces and energies out there that we can’t control and instead we can be tempted to try to push and force things to happen.  Think about how that …

Step into Boldness

Being Bold. Of course that means different things to different people. Speaking in front of a group of strangers is bold (and scary!) to a lot of people, while others revel in standing in front of a group. When we’re on an Artful Journey, living life on our own terms, being Bold is like a …

Self-Full: The New Selfish

A first-time client, let’s call her Betty, was telling me about where she was right now in her life. She was exhausted and I could see this in her eyes and hear it in her voice. Her light-hearted spirit was anything but light. There was a heaviness around her that didn’t really feel like her. …

The Power of Intention, Part 1

What's your Intention?

Last December, in Shining the Light on Joy, we explored the idea of focusing on Joy in the holiday season. If you missed it or want a refresher, give it a read again. In that newsletter, I touched on one reason why it’s sometimes challenging to tune into joy – which applies always but perhaps …