The Danger of Deprivation

The Danger of Deprivation

I think deprivation is one of the most dangerous feelings out there. It might be worse than scarcity. Here’s the distinction. Scarcity feels like there isn’t enough to go around. Deprivation feels like I’m not worthy of what’s all around me. When you see abundance...
I’m coming back

I’m coming back

My husband stood in the doorway looking at us, and I’ll never forget what he said… “You’re lucky that baby is so cute, because he’s ruining our marriage.” I was sitting in bed feeding our third son and I wasn’t just tired, I was weary in every cell of my body. During...
The Choice is Yours

The Choice is Yours

Every once in a while, we need to do a relationship inventory. This type of inventory depends on what we want to measure, and today I invite you to measure your feeling of choice vs. obligation. Technically, we are the ones deciding to be in every single one of our...
The Power of Virtual Community

The Power of Virtual Community

I’ve spent the last couple of years building communities on Facebook. Most of them have been temporary. They were put in place as support for people going through my 21-Day Heart Cleanse. They’ve been really amazing groups of (mostly) women with the courage to be...
I’ve Been a Bad Friend

I’ve Been a Bad Friend

In this lifetime, I haven’t been very good at emotions. Not feeling them, not identifying them, and definitely not sharing them. Much of my personal work has focused on this area and that last one about sharing my emotions is a huge stretch for me. It’s just so...
Five Ways to Keep your Cool in an Argument

Five Ways to Keep your Cool in an Argument

You can walk into a conversation with the most loving intentions but when the other person pushes your buttons, it’s all too easy to fall into an unhealthy trap. Having an auto-response (even just to repeat in your head) can be incredibly helpful for staying on the...