• If you’re a magnet, what are you attracting?

    One of my favorite ways to think about Law of Attraction is this: “The Law of Attraction is most understood when you see yourself as a magnet getting more and more of the way you feel.” —Abraham I love the simplicity of this concept. I’m a magnet, attracting more of the way I feel. You […]

  • Should you worry if your alignment practice stops working?

    Perhaps you have an amazing alignment practice that gets you feeling so good…and then one day…it doesn’t. Your alignment practice stops working. Should you worry? Well, first let me say: It’s not a problem—unless you make it a problem. In fact, instead of being a problem, it can actually be a good thing. Here’s why: […]

  • Why you don’t want to be on the freeway with me

    OK, confession time. I’ve developed a really annoying habit. One that makes any car ride on the interstate a nightmare—for me and whoever is driving, which is usually Hans. I’ve gone from being something of a backseat driver to a very fearful passenger who’s constantly gasping as if we’re about to crash and pushing my […]

  • 5 ways to ward off energy vampires

    How to ward off energy vampires (try these 5 ways)

    The other day I woke up in a fine mood. The sun was shining. I felt grateful for the day ahead and full roster of clients. I was looking forward to my favorite wood-fired pizza for lunch. Life was good. Then the battle for my energy began. The energy battle A friend called to complain about […]

  • Mini mission—Go one day without complaining

    Do you complain a lot? You just might be surprised. For instance, have you complained today about the weather? The traffic? Or your spouse doing this or not doing that? Have you complained today about your job, commute, co-workers or boss? Have you complained about your kids? Customer service? Or a recent purchase that didn’t meet […]

  • I’m an INFJ, and embracing that has made all the difference

    I’m an INFJ on the Myers-Briggs personality assessment. What that means for me is… Alone time recharges me. Brainstorming is as natural as breathing. A 5-year plan excites me. I’m wired to find meaning and follow hunches. People come first, then facts. Loud drains me. I’m single-minded in pursuit of a vision. Potential and possibility […]

  • Awareness is easy. Action is hard.

    It’s much easier to linger in awareness Than get into action Awareness is easy It almost seems to happen to us The light bulb goes on And we can see With new eyes If we’re open and curious The Aha! moment comes There is no heavy lifting We ease into awareness It almost seems to […]

  • 4 disempowering things you need to stop doing

    Life puts obstacles in our path, no doubt. But just as often we get in our own way. Here are four disempowering habits to drop today. 1. Letting your past predict your future. Your past is just that — past. There doesn’t have to be a straight line from where you’ve been to where you’re […]

  • The truth is hard to escape

    Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts. – Soren Kierkegaard Ouch. This is one of those expressions that hits home, whether we want it to or not. Because what if we look around at our lives and don’t like what we see? The truth is hard to escape. The problem is often […]

  • It didn’t occur to me to be embarrassed

    The other day I was browsing at the bookstore. Two women walked by and when they got close to where I was standing, one nearly dragged the other away saying, Oh, I don’t like to be seen in that aisle. It’s just too embarrassing. I was standing in the Self-Improvement aisle. I stood there for a […]