Ultra-Independence as a trauma response

https://youtu.be/4-EzJU8MOPY I had never seen the connection so clearly between my hyper-independence and my wound.Two weeks ago, this post circulated on social stopping me in my tracks.Credit: Original image by Rising WomanI shared this post with my community and it generated A LOT of discussion. I'm sharing it again here because the lesson is a powerful …

Taking A Pause

I'm taking a 5-day intentional pause starting Monday to tune out the noise and tune into my inner guidance and clarity.This is a welcomed break from business as usual and habitual doing.  I have no doubt this break will benefit my business, my relationships, and my spirit. And, given the forces in the world right now, …

How 50 Feels

This month I turned 50.  I never thought I'd enjoy turning 50, but I find that when you're doing what you love, age is pretty irrelevant.As an entrepreneur, a pause mindset has become my most strategic tool. I take breaks, I back off, I do A LOT of walking to keep ideas and intuition flowing and I revel in the …

How avoidance can be a winning strategy

Oh how maligned the term avoidance.Oh the haters.  But what if avoidance was a winning strategy? What if avoiding fixing a problem was the best way toward solving it? Stay with me. First, let’s define our terms. Avoidance is "the action of keeping away from or not doing something." For the sake of this discussion, I’m not talking about avoiding your …