I used to think coaching was for a certain type of person. People with their shit together, really. I thought that hiring a coach was a pretty having-your-shit-together choice to make. Those were people who knew what they wanted, made a decision to hire someone to get them there, and never doubted that choice at … Continue reading Do You Have to Have Your Shit Together to Hire a Coach?
I recently started a series of daily self care practices. Not necessarily new year's resolutions, but things I wanted to literally practice daily. My morning routine now consists of Morning Pages — an exercise from Julia Cameron's The Artists Way, three handwritten pages of journaling without any particular prompt — and a three card tarot … Continue reading You Can’t Give Your Whole Business Away for Free
Tonight is the last full moon of 2021, one of my favorite events of the year because I get really deep into my journaling and reflecting and healing, I lay it all out in a notebook — what I am leaving behind in the year before, what I am creating for myself in the coming … Continue reading moon to moon: 2021 in review
We think of our career and self-care as a binary between work and life. We talk about work-life balance like that’s all there is. Work stuff, and life stuff — an even split. But it’s not 50/50. This is not a two-mode thing where sometimes you live and sometimes you work. Balance means that the … Continue reading Is work-life balance 50/50?
Money mindset is one of the biggest things holding people back from financial confidence. Whether you're a business owner, stay at home parent, Average Joe, or anywhere in between, money is important. We need it to live — to pay for housing, medicine, food, and other necessities and desires. Yes, desires. You deserve nice things, … Continue reading 7 Money Mindset Shifts
Human beings are creative. We just are. Left to our own devices, we make up stories, draw pictures, write poems, use color in different ways, and display beautiful things in our homes. We have been making art and telling stories for eons. You are creative. I am creative. We are creative. But over time, creativity … Continue reading How to Level Up Your Creativity
We procrastinate productively, because saying yes to doing the dishes or another load of laundry is ALWAYS going to be something we can argue is more important than our creative goals, rest, or play. So it's time to be more decisive about what we say yes and no to.
I love a good motivational quote. Quotes can be a source of inspiration when you're feeling unsure, a prompt for journaling and investigation into your intuition, or a powerful mantra you can rely on when you feel doubts about your next steps. I love to turn my favorite quotes into phone wallpapers so that every … Continue reading 8 Quotes to Inspire Confidence and Growth
When you decide to expand your comfort zone, you make a decision to do something new to achieve that result. So when you find yourself frustrated because you made the decision but the result isn't happening... you may still be in your comfort zone pretending to make that decision and take that action, but not really doing it yet.
Photo by Tara Winstead from Pexels Episode 18 of my podcast, Run Like Hell Toward Happy, is all about balancing illness with business and productivity. I didn't set out to have this particular niche, but it turns out that when you're a disabled, queer, neurodivergent coach, you attract similar kinds of people. My coaching doesn't have a toxic … Continue reading Balancing Chronic Illness with Productivity