Jumpstart Your Creativity With These 5 Strategies

Creative practice can be a tool for navigating through some of life’s more challenging seasons.  When working with a combination of written and visual languages, the subconscious unlocks and opens…

FREE Art Journal Exercise to Soothe Your Soul

Calming down after a stressful week, soothing ourselves, and seeing the beauty in life is so important to a creative and healthy life.  Unfortunately, our lives often take us from…

Releasing the Need to Please

Is there a downside to people-pleasing?   People-pleasing is an adaptive pattern.  It is usually unconscious, and while it may seem to have many benefits, it also has great disadvantages…

Know Yourself First

“Who and what we surround ourselves with is who and what we become.” – Karen Marie Moning In our fast-paced modern world, we sometimes miss how we emulate and conform…

Are You Last On Your To-Do List?

“Allowing yourself to take a break is a sign of self-respect.” — Kelly Rudolph Women are often brought up to care for everyone else first and have only the time…

Art + Coaching

Coaching is a journey into yourself.   For many years, I believed that development was about succeeding in the outer world in spite of the cost to my inner world…

Is Your Shadow Self Holding You Back?

Be Who You’re MEANT To Be Have you ever considered that you may have a ‘shadow self’ lurking inside you? A side that listens to criticism and takes it to…

Breaking Through Obstacles

One of the greatest impediments I’ve observed to human change and growth is holding onto outdated beliefs, thinking, and behaviors. Consider a time when you seriously wanted to address a personal…

Building a Bridge As You Walk On It

Creating changes in our lives can seem daunting.  We may see where we are and know that we want something different but have no idea of the steps between here…

Roadmap for Navigating Transitions

When I was a child, I was inspired by the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, “I have a dream.”  The famous speech delivered on my birthday in 1963 left…