21 Eye-Opening Ways To Develop Your Intuition

Develop Your Intuition

A few years ago I kept a journal of stream of consciousness thoughts. I would start with the writing prompt, “What do you need to know today?”, and then write whatever entered my mind without consciously considering the topic. One particular day, I wrote the words, “Your life is about to be turned upside down…  Continue Reading

10 Misconceptions That Keep You Stuck In Your Same Old Life

10 Misconceptions That Keep You Stuck

I was thinking today about what holds me back  from getting some of the things done I want to get done. I have found my passion, but there are other parts of my life that I want to improve. One of the biggies for me is simplifying — simplifying my schedule, simplifying my stuff, downsizing…  Continue Reading

10 Ways to Cope With Toxic Family Members

Toxic Family Members

Growing up I lived with a toxic family member. I know this family member loved me, but they did not have some necessary life skills. There were times of fun and joy, but there were also times I don’t like to remember. I experienced frequent harsh criticisms, name-calling, rejection, and was held to unreasonable expectations….  Continue Reading

How To Stop Being Shy With 6 Fail-Proof Actions

How to Stop Being Shy

This is an excerpt from my book Building Confidence on how to overcome shyness. If you’re struggling with low confidence and shyness, check out this book and learn the evidence-based skills to boost confidence and manage social anxiety and shyness.  Low confidence often is the result of some form of social shyness. “Shyness,” according to Psychology Today’s definition,…  Continue Reading

10 Creativity Exercises To Overcome Your Fears

Creativity Exercises

“It’s not enough to be busy (the ants are busy), we must ask what we are busy about.” ~ Henry David Thoreau I remember the words of my chiropractor several years ago “We are here to create.” Her words stuck with me. So obvious and yet not. Of course, we make babies, houses, businesses, knitted…  Continue Reading

Feeling Overwhelmed? 8 Ways To Beat Worry And Take Control Of Your Life

Feeling Overwhelmed

If you’ve been reading my site for a while, you probably know I work from home. My entire business is online, and I run it from the comfort of one of the bedrooms now turned office. I often work in pajamas and can get up to grab a meal or coffee without getting in the car. I can…  Continue Reading

8 Natural Remedies For Panic Attack Relief

Natural Panic Attack Remedies

My friend Susan was driving on a busy Atlanta highway when she was struck by what she was certain was a heart attack. Her heart started pounding out of her chest, her breathing was so constricted she was gasping for air, and she was pouring sweat. She managed to pull off the highway and call her…  Continue Reading

5 Unexpected Ways A Midlife Crisis Leads To Your Passion

Midlife Crisis

My passion was born through a personal crisis. A midlife crisis. As I approached my 50th birthday, the realization I had more years behind me than ahead woke me up from my autopilot daze. My psyche was in turmoil. All of life’s big questions and fears pummeled me like an avalanche of rubble. What is…  Continue Reading