All I have to say is, “over-rated!” Bam, there I said it….

Picture Credits – Jeannie Selda

“Life never gives you too much; it only gives you opportunities to stop doing it all alone.”
Jennifer Hough

Sigh. My heart is so full. We had our first physical get together… first one in the last one-and-a-half years, and it was a divine doozy.

A huge deepening which I’ll get to, but first some context.

Fifteen years ago, I was with a boyfriend and all of my luggage on a Tube Station platform in London, UK. There were stairs in front of me. My boyfriend asked, “Want any help?,” to which I responded, “Nope, I can do it!” Then a stranger offered the same generous thing… and again I said, “I’m good.”

After hauling the bags down the stairs and standing there on the platform, a whole download happened and I started to get teary. What the heck was I thinking? Two lovely humans wanted to contribute to me and make my life easier, and I said “no.”

Then I realized that I had been doing that in my business, my relationship, my finances, and my family. I had been trained by life and my family to be so uber independent and have it handled. Yet I complained about how much I had to do, and how hard it was to do it all.


This weekend, my program assistant, Diane, for The Thriving Operating System- Level 2 program, had her flight cancelled. EVERYONE in the program assisted me, contributed, and just played to make sure I was supported in the most beautiful ways; the generosity in the room was palpable. And I think that Diane actually was in the perfect place with those online.

So, just in case you needed a little reminding today:

THE UNIVERSE CONSTANTLY REMINDS US WE ARE NOT ALONE: Don’t ignore those moments that guide you to the left. Pause when your numbers line up on the clock, or the speedometer. When you think of someone you appreciate, call them and tell them. When a little love note pops up on Facebook from someone who loves you; read it. The Universe always has, and will always have, your back. BUT MAYBE IT’S TIME TO LET SOME ACTUAL HUMANS IN.

Stay tuned for our emails this week about the power of community and the skills to truly thrive.

I love being humbled by life; don’t you?



You were not born to fit in with anyone else…

You were not born to fit in with anyone else…

I wanted to share with you how grateful I am to my colleague Shannon, for my new favorite question:

“What is the most fulfilling thing I can do, with the least amount of effort, that uses my abilities the most, while making the biggest difference and has me waking up inspired every day?”

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It never gets old!

It never gets old!

What a day full of rain showed me as I walked up to the top of a hill to do my daily evening practice…

Once I was at the top of the hill, I noticed in the distance were the mountains to the left and clouds that had spent a whole week here, were moving away. The sun was peeping through as it was going down. The rays of light were spectacular on the mountains.

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A little tree shaking…

A little tree shaking…

I used to be VERY teacher-like (my Mom was a teacher, so I come by it honestly).

I was just used to it; I never questioned being that way. However, I didn’t realize what it cost me, and that was MY POWER.

It put me above people. It looked as though I had it all handled, and I didn’t. As a result, I also attracted people who wanted to give their power away to me.

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