Do we still tell them they can have it all?

Here's the crazy thing... I did not have a bad childhood. Growing up I had a lot to be happy about...people who loved me, a roof, food, clothes, hope, money (was available), my parents worked and were (are) good people. I had traditions and holidays, birthday and Christmas wish lists (that were almost always fulfilled). I was encouraged and supported. I was in good health, attractive and I was never without a boyfriend or the...

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How to harness the power of Everyday Courage.

My darling friend you have courage, the Everyday Courage that it takes to survive and thrive everyday! Share your dreams with the world! (Even if it's only a whisper in the dark before you go to sleep) Dare to believe! Be willing to do the work! Reach out...You are NOT alone! Today is the day to follow your heart. What is Everyday Courage? It's the courage to get up, get dressed and say no, say yes,...

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Why I felt the most vulnerable right before I said no…

Okay here's the deal...starting something new, big, bold, tiny, monumental, life-changing, inconspicuous, heart-felt , values-driven...(pick a reason any reason) is scary as fuck. Because starting or more to the point, deciding to start, is required for shit to get better...and sometimes we decide that our fear of the unknown is greater than our desire for change... I say fuck that!!! Yes there will be some scary moments...and yes you will second-guess yourself...and yes people may...

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How taking responsibility can change your life

Do you sometimes feel stuck, unsure, and a bit jealous of all the people out there doing it, really doing something with their lives, taking risks, being happy? I know I did. When it got bad, I mean like sit on the couch in the dark feeling sorry for myself bad, I would numb myself with whatever was within arms length…mindless TV, social media, gossip, food, booze. Then, when the pain got to be much to...

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How to Step into Your Element

Whether you are you new to the Elements of Authenticity Community or have you been around for a while and have decided to take a step forward, the In Her Element Facebook Group might be exactly what you need to stay accountable to yourself and your desire to... Make Your Self a Priority Curious? Want to know what In Her Element is all about? Interested in finding out how to step into your element? Want...

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How To Maximize Your Stuck To Start Guidebook

I recently did a FB Live in my Group In Her Element that outlines and highlights how to get the most out of your Stuck to Start Guidebook: 5 Steps to get from where you are to where you want to be and if you are a member already then you'll easily find the video (I'm wearing my favorite peasant shirt :)). Feel free to watch along with a print out of this helpful blog post...

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Anger! Resentment! Disbelief! The world was set against me…

For a very long time I felt deep anger at the idea that the world was set against me. I could only see all of the things I could never have. Money. Travel. Clothes. Health. I worked really hard at making everything right and making people happy, in hopes that things would turn around. And yet time and time again I felt like no one gave a shit or appreciated how hard I worked to...

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10 Tips To Getting Un-Stuck!

This weekend I felt like I had a thousand things to do... More like 50 things really and might as well have been a thousand. I had scheduled some time Saturday morning to move the needle on some big projects and had the detailed list all set out. Now, I am a list lover and pride myself on being able to get quite a bit done in a short period of time. Here is what...

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Time to focus on getting focused

I seem to keep writing different versions of the same problem lately...I'm stalled, things are off...oh forget that I am now the epitome of balance and hope...no wait scratch that I am sitting in the pit of death... Today I am somewhere in between...completely unfocused. I was just watching a Facebook live of 3 women I know who were sharing the glory of an amazing mastermind group they are a part of...and as I sat there,...

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This has been a tough week…

This has been a tough week and I have tried to think my way through it yet something still seems unsettled.. Calling myself an ambivert has felt right for a while...I have long since identified with the need to recharge quietly by myself and truly enjoy solitary activities alongside feeling pure joy in the company of others. That being said this week has been extremely eye-opening to how introverted I can be. I have had...

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