Dreaded Networking Question

You are at a networking meeting or a social function and someone asks, ‘what do you do?’ The music in your head plays, ‘DOM DOM DOM.’ You grimace. Your stomach ties itself into a sailor’s knot. Time seems to have slowed down and now you have cotton mouth. It is difficult to exude confidence when […]

The Consequences of Abandoning Yourself

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The thing about self betrayal is from the outside looking in, no one would ever be the wiser. This is the sickening truth of abandoning yourself. It should have been the last straw with him. I should have chosen myself. But I didn’t. Again. My boyfriend and I at the time got into an argument. […]

Voice Power: Everyone Has a Voice

Everyone has a voice, therefore everyone has power: Voice Power Time passed before, I fully understood the statement above. I was taught to keep my head down, stay out of trouble, get good grades and then get a good job (eh hmm, and stick with this job until retirement). When you have an inquisitive nature, […]

Settling has Consequences

Life events can be so shocking, it makes you feel like settling for whatever hand you are dealt. It feels like there is no choice in the matter. But settling has consequences, big ones! Life comes at you hard and fast. These events change the fabric of who you thought you were. Talk about unsettling. […]

You’re never too old to start again: Navigating Non Negotiable Change

Mountain & a Rainbow be willing to go where others won't

Non-negotiable change is when you become aware it is the only way you can have some internal peace. Your brain will inform you (repeatedly) why it can’t be done, shouldn’t be done, give you a delayed date to begin. This is the very reason why you must leave the brain and ask your heart. This […]

The First Step to Follow Your Heart

The first step in following your heart is being open and asking yourself questions. Pull out the big Q’s.  The Needle Movers Ask yourself: What do I want? What is my legacy? What is the most fun thing I can do right now? What is my highest excitement? What can make the time go quicker […]

Lip Service

It is perfectly fine to get Botox, lip injections, draw you a pair of lips, but heaven forbid you were born with lips that need NO embellishment. Then, there is something wrong with you. If you listen to naysayers, bigots, and racists, that is. People who don’t care anything about you (who don’t even know […]

Decision Making

toddler Fonda

Have you ever wondered how some people make decision making look so easy? The person in the photo is toddler me. This person (me) was imaginative, creative, playful, sensitive and very loving. In the effort to prepare me for life, I was convinced by my father and my teachers that creativity wouldn’t get me very […]

Haters

In order to be the BOSS of your own life, you can’t afford to give any haters a platform on what you have built. Haters will attempt to bait you in conversation in any way that they can because they get to ‘get’ some of your spotlight. Be mindful of this, if you chose to […]

Courage

#EleanorRoosevelt said, ‘You gain strength courage and confidence by every experience by which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.’ If you think you can’t, then you can’t. Whatever you truly believe is reflected in your life. Do you like what you […]