Welcome to my personal journey to become more wholehearted. As a lifelong perfectionist, I’ve struggled with my sense of inherent worthiness. For most of my life, I believed that my value as a person was a reflection of my grades, appearance, generosity, job title, income, weight, and net worth. Then one day I realized the […]
Two years ago, I decided to embark on a journey to visit all 69 Minnesota state parks. What started as an exercise to be more courageous changed my life in so many ways. In this post, I highlight some of the most important lessons I learned along the way. I also share my favorite parks […]
Have you been dreaming of a family vacation but worry that you can’t budget for travel right now? Or maybe you can’t stand the thought of spending a small fortune on one of those readymade vacation packages. Either way, you’re in luck. In this post, I share my five best tips for planning a memorable […]
It’s never been easier to jump on the internet and book an entire vacation in less time than it takes to brew your morning coffee. While convenient, these trips can feel a bit sterile. From airport transfers to mega resorts to pricey excursions, most travel today is engineered for efficiency and profitability. There’s certainly a […]
Have you ever had to tell your boss that you couldn’t finish an important project on time? Or perhaps felt bad after not following through on a promise you made to your spouse. Life happens and we get distracted. But for many of us, these are simply the results of procrastinating. If I had to guess, […]
Authenticity is becoming one of those words that’s been used to the point that some people say it’s cliché. When a word increase in popularity like this, there’s a great opportunity to consider why. Why does it seem like everyone is talking about being more authentic? Let’s start by defining what authenticity means. Merriam-Webster defines […]
Maybe it’s because I’m an introvert. Or because the way my family of origin communicated. Perhaps it’s because I’ve spent most of my professional life coaching. It’s probably a combination of nature, nurture, and life experience; I’m not really sure. The one thing I am sure of is that I can’t stand small talk. I […]
Are you doing something to sabotage your happiness that you’re completely unaware of? Chances are you’re doing at least one of these 13 things. Find out what they are, how to stop doing them, and start changing your life today.
Few things have been more life-changing for my husband and me than travel. Much of who we are and what we value today is because of the experiences we had while traveling. It’s filled our lives with meaning and connection. And at times, it’s even restored our faith in humanity.
What if there was one tiny thing you could do today that would transform your life in the coming year? What if I told you that it’s so simple, you have everything you need to begin today? Would you commit to giving it a shot for the next thirty days?