Wake Up To Your Desires and Choose to Change Through Joy

Wake Up To Your Desires and Choose to Change Through Joy

So often, we wait to make changes in our lives until it’s absolutely necessary. We become trapped in soul-sucking jobs, draining relationships, or paralyzing financial situations, and hit that point of something NEEDS to change. Or maybe we face a health crisis, or lose a family member or a loved one, and suddenly have a wake-up call that this life is not forever, and that we better get started living it.

Why is it that we so often need to experience such dramatic pain in order to make changes in our lives? What if we could do it differently? What if we could change through joy instead?

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The 3 Biggest Mistakes I Made in 2017

The 3 Biggest Mistakes I Made in 2017

I don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions. Instead of setting lofty goals and then feeling guilty and beating myself up when I don’t stick to them after the first few days of January (let’s be real here, who actually commits to these things all year long?!), I instead dedicate my energy toward setting New Year INTENTIONS. How do I want to feel? What traits do I want to embody? What am I going to create? Where am I directing my energy? How am I going to give back? Who am I going to serve?

Here are the 3 biggest mistakes I made in 2017. These mistakes served as some of my greatest lessons, and I hope they light a fire under you to make 2018 your best year yet.

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How to Deal with a Vulnerability Hangover

How to Deal with a Vulnerability Hangover

“Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren't always comfortable, but they're never weakness.” - Brené Brown

A few months ago, I wrote an article for a pretty big publication and it just went live this week.

Almost immediately after the editor emailed me with the link, I started to feel it come on: the vulnerability hangover.

It’s that intense, suffocating feeling of, “OMFG, what did I do?!”, followed by a spiraling thought process of how can I hide away in a dark, hidden cave for the rest of my life and never come out?

Here are some tips to deal with vulnerability hangovers BEFORE they even happen, so you don't feel like a deer in the headlights whenever you make an important decision or change.

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