Why I Started & Why I Continue

Why I Started & Why I Continue

This is a story of how the Elements of Authenticity came to be… Stick with me…there are a quite few nuggets of wisdom in this long-ass post! When I first started out on this journey of self discovery, one of the most profound things that happened was that...
My “Not Until”…

My “Not Until”…

Sometimes I can’t believe that I have made it here in what seems like a blink of an  eye. Does that sound corny? Yes I know it does but recently I have been feeling pretty corny and sappy and all around euphoric about the direction my life has taken. I know how far...
Got plans for (a busy) summer?

Got plans for (a busy) summer?

I was wondering..when September rolls around what will you say you did just for you? Are you… Tired of running around for other people’s happiness and feel like you are not taking care of your own? Done with never ending to-do lists that don’t get...
Just Start Writing…(again)

Just Start Writing…(again)

[This post was originally written in the summer of 2016… Today I have chosen to exercise my right to write and belong wholly to myself. Looking back at a this time years ago, when all appeared possible and unknown, I recognize the truest parts of my Self. And...
What Do Wise Women Say…?

What Do Wise Women Say…?

When we gather to hear the stories of other women, the common, unexplainable, gut wrenching & love filled stories, of other women; who like us are battling the shoulds, trying to do it all, and often feel like a hot mess, something special happens. There is a...
How do you live life on purpose?

How do you live life on purpose?

I want a life on purpose not one by default… I want a life where I am here, now, where I can appreciate the time and energy it takes to be true to oneself in a world that is working hard to make it hard. I vividly remember thinking that I had no clue why I was...
What do you make time for everyday?

What do you make time for everyday?

Do you make time for coffee, the drive to work, to make dinner? Do you stop what you’re doing to bathe your children, do the laundry and ask about their day? Do you plan ahead so that you can fit it all in? My BIG question is what have you made time for today...
Is joy a choice?

Is joy a choice?

A while back I enforced the “no screens, big or small, in the bedroom” rule. I dug out the alarm clock, that we usually keep in the spare room for guests, plugged it and low and behold…no more need for my cell phone to wake me up in the...