How I Brainstorm – Quick Tour of My Business Grimoire

I love the glide of a fine tip, black gel ink pen on fresh textured paper. Writing this way feels like my heart and mind are pouring out through the ink in slow motion. When I need a blank canvas and no constraints, this is where I start. All of my …

self-sabotage

Do You Self-Sabotage by Taking on Too Much at Once?

Do you self-sabotage by underestimating how much time you need to get things done? One of the biggest causes of overwhelm is underestimating how much time a task will actually take to complete, and taking on too much as a result. Before I paused my coaching practice to focus on …

self-acceptance

Release Perfectionism and Reach Goals Through Self-Acceptance

Perfectionism is a stealthy beast. It puts a strain on bodily systems and cripples self-worth. It’s a fractured lens through which to see the world.  The perfectionism lens can make us think we, and others, need to live up to specific expectations of what being human “should” look like. There …

complete creative projects

3 Things Every HSP Can Do to Finally Complete Creative Projects

Don’t you wish you could just wiggle your nose like Samantha from Bewitched and magic would complete your creative projects? I’ve been trying to master that skill since I was in grade school. No such luck! It can be hard enough trying to start, let alone complete creative projects, with …

information overload

Overcome Information Overload and Connect to Your Intuition

Are you suffering from information overload? Do you have so many ideas you feel paralyzed and can’t start your next project? At this point, you can’t feel the difference between healthy realism and crippling self-doubt? Many of us get stuck in the learning phase before taking on a new project or …

self-doubt

Is It Healthy Realism or Crippling Self-Doubt?

People are always saying “trust your intuition,” but how can you tell when it’s self-doubt talking and not your inner wisdom? How do you know if you have a realistic perspective or if fear is keeping you from taking risks? Starting anything is the hardest part of the adventure. Taking …

sour grapes

Don’t Let Sour Grapes Keep You From Enjoying Life

Have you ever heard the term “sour grapes” from the fable The Fox and the Grapes by Aesop? The fox in the story attempts to reach a bunch of grapes on an out of reach vine. He fails in his attempt, and instead of accepting his failure, he says the …