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Unlocking the Mind: How Qi Gong Can Rewrite Your Internal Narratives

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, our minds often become tangled in a web of thoughts and beliefs that limit our potential. We carry the weight of self-doubt, anxiety, and negative self-talk, unknowingly shaping our realities based on these internal narratives. But what if there was a way to unravel this web and […]

Stop pouring from an empty glass

This one goes out to all my people pleasers, my over-givers, and my folks willing to say yes to everyone else, leaving no time or energy for themselves.  Is that you?  Are you pouring out of your proverbial glass to serve everyone around you, leaving you depleted and, let’s be honest, a tad bit resentful? […]

There’s more to your breath than just breathing

This week I’m participating in a week-long, in-person integrative breath retreat in Bear Lake, Utah. I’m here with 14 other people from all over the country. Before coming, I knew two people that would be here, Patrick and Margaret, and it was on their suggestion that I made arrangements to participate.  And I’m so glad […]

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Do You Remember a Time You Were Rejected?

I do.  I spoke in front of a room of about 150 engineers, delivering a talk with content I hadn’t developed, and I knew before even going in that it wasn’t going to be a good fit for this audience.  Boy, I was right. The engineers turned on me midway through the talk. It started […]

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Why Having a Clear, Compelling Life Vision is Even More Important Now

I remember sitting at my desk on the 12th floor of a building in Portland, OR; my desk overlooked the Willamette River, and I had a gorgeous view of Mt. Hood. In my mid 30’s I was making six figures, I had a beautiful four-bedroom house in the suburbs, and my husband was someone I […]


4 Common Myths about Journaling

I have been journaling for years. It’s an invaluable tool that has helped me gain clarity, process feelings and set a path for my future both short term and long. I consider my journal to be the best way to coach myself. And while I know that journaling isn’t for everyone, I want to address […]