This is Why Self-Care Routines Feel Like Such a Challenge

If you’re anything like me you know in your head that good things come through repetition.   You know, practice.   And yet repetition/routines are so hard to get yourself to do. And even harder to stick to.     Like last week.... It was beautiful totally sunny spring day in Seattle.   I was [...]

Self-Esteem’s Nemesis: “Deserve”

If I could give only one piece of insight to a person asking me about Self-Esteem and Self-Worth it would be this:  Swap the word "deserve" for "worth" in your vocabulary. It's a simple distinction verbally, and yet within our amazing mind's and bodies, the difference is like night and day. The Danger of "Deserve"  [...]

Self-Esteem: Seeing Our Barricades as Beautiful

-mcb "Most of us spend our lives protecting ourselves from losses that have already happened." ~Geneen Roth I love this quote!  The truth of it just cuts me to my core.  We all do this.  Every single one of us. And yet, this pattern, this defense mechanism, leaves none of us feeling safe, fulfilled, or [...]

Worried you are too focused on love? You Are Not Alone AND There’s a Reason Why!

Jennuine Captures I am a bit of a brain nerd.  I can't help it, I find the human brain fascinating! Usually when I share this passion with my clients or family and friends, the initial response is "uggghhhh, really?  I don't want to feel like I am back in school, I just want to know [...]

Relaxation Technique & Free MP3 Download

Here it is!  Finally the free MP3 download of my favorite relaxation technique! The video is just a quick instructional video that I use to go over the details of this technique, why it's so great, and what "tapping" is.  Watch the video once to get the idea, and then simply use this MP3 download [...]

Why IS Gratitude Important?

My blog post from yesterday got me thinking, and I realized that while gratitude is something that you probably often hear about in relation to creating happiness, you might not know why it's important. So that's what we are going to talk about today- why gratitude, or positive thinking, or acknowledging what you are grateful [...]