Who are you when the relationship falls away?

Last spring, after being in back-to-back relationships for a decade, I found myself single. That break-up was a long time coming but I didn't have the courage to end it. I was scared to put myself first because I didn't know who I was without someone else to love and support me. It was terrifying… Continue reading Who are you when the relationship falls away?

Would you make this vow?

Have you ever shared vows with a partner? I'm fascinated that we're taught to do this in marriage ceremonies, yet not with ourselves.While I've never been married, I've spent more time working through challenges in relationships to uphold our commitment to each other than I have with myself.After all, many of us have been raised to believe everything… Continue reading Would you make this vow?

This almost made me quit

Is there someone in your life who showers you with praise? Or someone who's been rather critical? I bet you hear their voice in your head a lot. In either case, I want to help you find your own voice of confidence. My dad's voice is the one I hear the most. He's been gone from this… Continue reading This almost made me quit

How to communicate better to reduce stress

Have you ever been so stressed and overwhelmed about something, and then when you FINALLY found the courage to share it with the person involved, it turned out there was never anything to worry about? This is why COMMUNICATION is so important! We build up stories in our heads that lead to unnecessary stress. Don't… Continue reading How to communicate better to reduce stress

When an old wound is reopened

Have you ever overcome an obstacle and thought, "I'm SO glad that's over with!" only to have it unexpectedly rear its ugly head again later? After my dad passed away in 2017, I began to experience anxiety and panic attacks, a struggle that lasted for nearly 2 years. When it seemed to be over, I… Continue reading When an old wound is reopened