On Authenticity, Rejection and Rising from Within

... when you build a platform (and life) on authenticity and heart-aligned living and the very essence of who you are is met with outright rejection, it stings... But pain can be a great teacher, if we'll open ourselves up to the lessons. 

The High Price of Fear

When we are stuck in reaction, we cannot thoughtfully act. When we are stuck in fear, we cannot love. When we are stuck in pain, we cannot forgive. When we are stuck in a mindset of righteous indig… Source: The High Price of Fear

Shedding Skin

Sometimes we have to shed our old skin. Because it is outworn. Because it no longer fits. Because we need to keep growing. Only we resist it... We resist it because for a while, the process of shedding the old will require us to feel naked and vulnerable (and none of us like to feel [...]

Courage

  I'm curious… What does courage look like to you?

The Space In Between

In the weeks leading up to the recent launch of a personal initiative I've spent years preparing for and months developing, I found myself standing in that awkward space in between.  You know the one. It's the no man's land between advancement and retreat; between pushing forward and playing to win, or playing it safe, [...]

The Courage to Try

There's no such thing as try. Simply do. Don't tell me about how hard you tried. Show me what you've done! We've all heard these mantras and understand the point.  People are measured and rewarded by results more than effort; by outcome more than initiative. But for many, the initiative to even try gets buried [...]

The Gift of the Struggle

In every darkness there is light, in every failure there are learnings, and in every struggle the gift of growth and invitation to journey on.