Tag: moving forward

Showing Up, Even When It Feels Scary

WHAT IF I JUST… SHOW UP 💖🦋

Amazingly beautiful and powerful shifts can take place within us whenever we begin to allow the magic within to come out of hiding and just… SHOW UP.

Yes- that means that you will need to be seen, be heard, be counted- and I know that even just reading these words can cause some feelings of panic, without even taking a single step!

I get it, showing up can sometimes feel really scary. I know this intimately! You may have a story inside you that includes a time when showing up somewhere caused you pain, or even a traumatic experience. Even if this is true for you, I still want to encourage you to SHOW UP whenever you sense that little glimmer of wanting to emerge from your hiding place, that opportunity to be seen and heard. There are ways for you to do this safely, supported by a strong and understanding community that doesn’t try to “fix” you- they just witness you and hold space for you.

The more that you allow yourself to show up, on your own terms and in your own way, the closer you get to reaching your goals, living your dreams, and conquering your fears of being seen. You get to take control and be the star of your life story, not play a minor role or resign yourself to the random twists of fate. You don’t have to have everything figured out first, and you don’t have to be perfect (not a real thing). Just… Show Up. Show up for yourself. Show up for your big dreams, your side hustle, and your day job. Show up for the souls bumping around throughout the world, crossing your path each day. Show up for every single lesson that Life is teaching you, and know that those of us here in your support circle are rooting for you and cheering you on.

Amazed and Grateful

OMG. She’s almost ready! We took another sneak peek yesterday of our house and so much more has been done. The sweet brick motor court is completed. Exterior is 95%. And inside, oh, my… I cannot wait to share what’s going on inside. It’s Beautiful.

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I am so very grateful for the life I have, and the Joy that I am a co-creatrix of. In my 20’s, my life was such a story of pain and struggle and desperately seeking to escape my suffering. It was a broken heart and a battered body. It was fear and fight. It was a wish for someone to save me, and it was a wish for something better. Little could I imagine then that Love and the power to change EVERYTHING was not external, but waiting to be discovered inside of me. I promise, it’s also inside of you.

💖🦋 #theblessingsbutterfly #firstthoughts #buildingyourbestlife #inspiration #thereishope #loveyourselffree #selfloveheals #writer #author #speaker

Amazed and Grateful

OMG. She’s almost ready! We took another sneak peek yesterday of our house and so much more has been done. The sweet brick motor court is completed. Exterior is 95%. And inside, oh, my… I cannot wait to share what’s going on inside. It’s Beautiful.

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I am so very grateful for the life I have, and the Joy that I am a co-creatrix of. In my 20’s, my life was such a story of pain and struggle and desperately seeking to escape my suffering. It was a broken heart and a battered body. It was fear and fight. It was a wish for someone to save me, and it was a wish for something better. Little could I imagine then that Love and the power to change EVERYTHING was not external, but waiting to be discovered inside of me. I promise, it’s also inside of you.

💖🦋 #theblessingsbutterfly #firstthoughts #buildingyourbestlife #inspiration #thereishope #loveyourselffree #selfloveheals #writer #author #speaker

A Look Inside Your Walls

BUILDING YOUR BEST LIFE: At the beginning of the weekend, my fiancé and I had our “open wall” walkthrough of the new house. This is the home as it looked on Friday morning, just prior to the next round of inspections. We met with our GC/Foreman and did a literal walk-through of the property, while the expert told us everything we could ever want to know about it. We were encouraged to ask questions, and found it fascinating to learn not only about the specific materials used, but why the builder is so particular about what goes into each home. It was a good feeling to be able to see behind the scenes and know that we are getting exactly what we want, without corners being cut or important steps being hidden. Fascinating! (No, really!)

So of course, it got me thinking: When we are building our own best life ever, how important is it to pause and check in with ourselves as the Master & Creator of our reality? How powerful is it for us to inspect our own internal “construction project” and see specifically What we are putting in, & Why it matters?

I love to help my clients see that we build the home that our souls live in every day, with every choice. It all matters. And you know what? You really do deserve to imagine, create, & build your own best life.

Schedule a free consultation call with me today to get started!

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A Moment of Truth

Want a peek behind the veil?

Today I had a moment of clarity that froze me in my tracks. My cousin Nicole and I were in the midst of recording an episode for our podcast, and something we were talking about triggered a powerful message.

I went blank as the divine download was coming in, and couldn’t speak in the moment. I held on, breathed through it, and waited until I could continue our conversation.

It was deep, y’all!

I knew I would need some time to process what was happening inside me, and gave myself the immediate space I needed. I checked in, and found resonance. It took a hot minute, but I faced the thing inside my belly that was ugly & shameful: an old story of unworthiness & a need to be rescued- and met it with love & grace.

I have found that on this road of healing, the most beautiful moment is when we finally discover the Truth: We came into this world as already worthy, not as something flawed and broken.

We are just making our way back to that space of perfect knowing, that place of reverence, awe & acceptance, while discovering the magic along the way. We step in shit, we get messy, we peel away layers of the old stories and lies until we get back to the truth, the light, the love. THAT is the journey.

Whenever I can pause and see how far I have come, I am grateful. There is still a long way to go, and I love each new day I’m given to keep exploring this life.

PS- I’m not entirely sure how this will manifest- maybe as a video series, book, workshop or course- but it looks like I have some more work to do around forgiveness and making amends. Hit reply or join my email newsletter list and let me know if this is something that you would be interested in learning more about.

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Together, We Must Move Forward 

i voted

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

Today, half of my country is celebrating.  Or if they are not actually celebrating, they are at least relieved that their candidate won.  They feel that their voice was heard.  If you are among the people in this category, I do offer my congratulations and send my love.

Today, half of my country is devastated.  As I watched in shock and complete disbelief last night, I felt so much sadness and pain for the sharp division.  And in many ways, the world around us is kinda freaking out.  So many questions. So much anxiety. All of the really, really hard feelings are on full display: Confusion, Fear, Anger, Hate, Apathy, Disbelief, Sadness, Shock, Exhaustion.  It’s a lot to take in, and for many of us the pain is unbearable.  But bear it we must.

 

 

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We must also recognize that there is still Hope, always Hope, and it is in Hope that we can see the way forward. It is in Hope that we can begin the process of rebuilding a country so clearly divided, and it is in Hope that we can do the real work of loving each other back to wholeness despite our differences. 

 

To those who are hurting, frightened, saddened and disappointed:  I want to tell you that it is OK to feel whatever you are feeling. I want to tell you that you are not alone. I want to wrap you in a warm, gentle hug and kiss the top of your head and tell you that I love you. You are Safe. This is still your home. Your voice still matters, maybe now more than ever before. I am still here, and I believe in you, and I Love You. We are all going to be OK.

 

 

And to the other half of my country, I want to hug you too. I want to wrap you in Love and I want to sit down to tea or wine or margaritas with you and I want to listen and I want to understand what the message is that you sent to me, to our country, and to the world with your vote yesterday.  I want you to know that I don’t hate you for using your voice.  I want you to know that we can still move forward together.


I don’t want any more name calling, I don’t want any more fighting, I want to understand what you think is so broken and wrong with America that you voted to “make America great again.”  I want it to be great too! Truly. And though we have different ideas of what that means, what that looks like, and what should happen next-I want to move forward, always forward, and I have to believe that the only way that there is a chance of this happening is if we put down our fists and work together.

 

I’m here. I’m not running away, I’m not hiding.  I’m sure as hell not going to be silent. Now more than ever, I’m sending Light and Love and Hope to all beings, to my family, friends, neighbors, strangers, aliens, the powerful, the weak, the broken, the frightened, the voiceless, me, & you.  There are no Others, there is only Us. We are ONE and we belong to each other. I am willing to move forward together. Can we do this? Can we love each other more bravely than ever before?

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#MondayMantra Face My Fears & Kick Ass

I’m facing down one of the scariest weeks  of my life, or so it feels like. I’m launching my new program next week, and it’s down to the last few days to finish shooting and editing videos, being completely real and raw and vulnerable in them. My face. My body. My voice. My message.

The voice of self-doubt has been nagging and trying to sideline me for days, the butterflies in my belly feel more like dragons, and procrastinating seems like a viable option.

But not today.

Today, I will face my fears- of rejection, of harsh criticism, of failure- and I will move forward. I will feel the fear and I will do the work anyway. I will simply do it scared.

And even if my fears come about as a result of my moving forward, well, that’s okay. Because it’s in moving forward that I choose to own my power, and in so doing, I will kick ass. And then I’ll do it all over again tomorrow, and the next day, and the day after that one because I remember that I’ve been through all sorts of scary, awful things before and I’ve always emerged stronger, wiser, and a more beautiful version of my truest self. This is no different.

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