Are You Actually Caring Too Much?

Is there a point when caring is actually causing more harm than good? As a nurse, mother, wife, friend and someone who valued caring,  I've had lots of opportunities over the years to ask myself this question. When I was nursing, I cared so deeply about my clients that I would spend a lot of mental and emotional energy focused [...]

2019-11-08T20:10:10+00:00November 7th, 2019|Building Your Spiritual Muscle|

The Lesson From My Trip To Africa That Changed My Life

It’s been almost eight years since my husband, Mark and I stood on top of Mount Kilimanjaro. That trip to Africa changed my life because of one key life lesson. I want to share that lesson with you. A few weeks before we left for Africa, I reached out to the company that was organizing our trip and asked: “What [...]

2019-11-08T20:18:06+00:00October 12th, 2019|Useful Life Lessons For Thriving|

Why It’s Not Always A Good Idea To “Go With The Flow.”

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.    ~Lao Tzu What does it mean to go with the flow? Is going with the flow always a good idea? I’ve noticed a pattern in the clients I [...]

2019-11-08T20:14:11+00:00September 11th, 2019|Building Your Spiritual Muscle|

Are Your Spiritual Practices Helping You Or Distracting You?

Many of us can entertain ourselves with all sorts of spiritual practices-- including drumming circles, crystals, angel cards, energy balancing, chakra cleansing, full moon meditations, singing bowls, prayer groups, and countless other things. I call it entertainment because we often use these activities to keep us busy and yet they don’t change our lives in any significant way. They become [...]

2019-11-08T20:18:46+00:00May 19th, 2019|Building Your Spiritual Muscle|

10 Signs You May Need To Cultivate Greater Self-Love

Many women turn our backs on self-love because we don’t want to appear selfish, self-centered, or self–absorbed. We’ve come to believe that putting others first and meeting other’s needs is kind and compassionate and that if we spend too much time focusing on ourselves, we’re selfish. At an intellectual level, we may believe that self-love is important.  At a subconscious [...]

2019-11-08T20:26:05+00:00March 14th, 2019|Radical Self-Love And Compassion|
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