The Art of Being – Creative Expression

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RESTorative Rest

RESTorative Rest “The story of your life would be too small if it was just about managing fear, anxiety, and self-doubt. “ I recently heard myself say this to a woman. For the first time, she was daring to believe that her life could be filled with peace. We had been talking about her depleted [...]

Where is the Off Ramp? Resolving Inner Conflict

Talking with people and listening to their inner thoughts has revealed to me how we each carry around with us some amount of inner conflict. And if we don’t find ways to resolve these conflicts, they grow. What’s worse, we turn to false comforts such as overeating, overbuying, addictions….anything to give us the distraction we [...]

#6 – Living Creatively – Feeling Stuck? How to engage your creativity and recognize what blocks us.

  Creativity is what makes the heart come alive and engages our mind to come up with fresh ideas and new possibilities. It is with creativity that we are able to live beautiful dynamic lives. So, what keeps so many of us stuck from living creatively? What continues to rob us from the energy needed [...]

#4 Holding Tensions: 4 Tools to Live Well

Holding life's many tensions is challenging.  So how do we do this well? We do it by... 1- Withdrawing to reflect on great questions. 2-Listening for the answers within. 3-Engaging the right side of our brain through music, beauty, art to inspire vision and creative solutions. 4-Being intentional about our community and who we invite [...]

#3 – Making Space to Become

What holds us back from becoming who we want to be?  Besides the familiar triad of fear, guilt, & shame...oftentimes, it's as simple as not making the time.   As a coach and founder of our coaching company, Arise&Be, I provide space for women to focus on who they want to become as well as [...]

Build Visual Anchors In Your Life

This may not look much to you.  But it is a quick drawing I just completed this morning.  Why?  Because I need anchors in my life.  I talk a lot about the importance of anchors to keep us grounded and growing our roots down deep into the life we want. When we engage the right [...]