Overcome the Fear of Making Decisions

Overcome the Fear of Making Decisions

Decidophobia. Yep, there’s a word for it. Remember when your teacher would call on you and you would freeze? Having the answer felt like a life or death situation. You didn’t trust yourself to say the right answer. It’s crazy that we can be years out of school and still operate like there is a […]

Are Your Boundaries Actually Walls?

Are Your Boundaries Actually Walls?

This comes up a ton with clients At one point you let someone into your life, and despite your hesitations, your walls came down. You opened your heart. You courageously chose to love with your entire being and then… and then… and then… When they betrayed you, you had no choice but to rebuild.  The walls around […]

How Do I Snap Out of A Funk?

How Do I Snap Out of A Funk?

What do rubber-necking and negativity have in common? I just drove my mom to the LAX airport. Our 70-minute-conversation was awesome, but our longer-than-planned driving time was far from it. A car stopped on the opposite side of the highway had caused drivers to slow their speed to 20 MPH. If I wrote the SAT prompt, “Rubber-necking is […]

How Do I Feel Grateful When I DON’T?

How Do I Feel Grateful When I DON’T?

Can I be real? Sometimes I’m overwhelmed, anxious and doubting if I’ll ever muster the ever-trending buzz-word, “gratitude” again. Sometimes, giving thanks feels like a pipe dream. The truth is… It’s okay to feel un-grateful. You have needs. When your needs aren’t met, stress and striving overwhelm your gratitude. You have the need to feel […]

Embracing Imperfections with S.O.R.R.Y

Embracing Imperfections with S.O.R.R.Y

On Friday Louis C.K. said, “There is nothing about this that I forgive myself for. And I have to reconcile it with who I am. Which is nothing compared to the task I left them with.” He claims to not know that he was hurting these women when he acted as he did. We can […]