The planting season. For the last 6 months I have been working nonstop to get Ever Upward noticed, read, reviewed, Tweeted, Facebooked and loved. I have also been trying to maintain my sanity, marriage and relationships. I have also been trying to not go broke while pushing out my debut book without a big publishing house behind …

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Forgiveness is a common theme in my office. Forgiveness of ourselves. And, forgiveness of our loved ones. Much like the art of letting go, forgiveness can be one of life’s trickiest bitches. We must learn to forgive I believe the people hurting the most on this earth are the ones who are holding onto to …

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A deep knowing breath. The warmth of a soul scar healing just a bit more. A sense of truth, understanding and validation. This is just a tiny sense of what I felt when I read these words from Lindsey Henke in her Still Standing post. “But in my opinion a mother isn’t born when a child …

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Through fear. Through judgment. To own it all. But how? In Through Fear and Judgment To Own It All, I Dare You I wrote about how the ownership of my story, of all of our stories, is done not without major fear and not without facing judgment. And, how we must still fight for it, …

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The house had a seashell room. The entire ceiling of a bedroom was decorated with a mosaic of seashells and mirrors. Picture frames made of shells. Lamps filled with more shells. Glass tabletops filled with even more shells. Then we found the moldy boxes full of seashells, at least four of them, buried in the basement. They …

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I say it often in my office with clients. And, I know I have written it before. But, some words of wisdom don’t really need to change much to continue to hold the power they do for us. We all do the very best we know how in any given moment of our lives. If …

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