Failing In Front of People: How to Screw Up in Public (from a pro!)
What No One Tells You About Being an Entrepreneur and a Mom
This is a biggie for me. As in, I’ve done this. Multiple times. Personally and professionally. So basically I’m going to consider myself a pro on this topic, mmmkay?
My story is not polished. And while I could share endlessly about my recovery from perfectionism or life as a goal-driven high achiever, an imperfect path is far from what I’m talking about.
My 10 Biggest Relationship Mistakes (So You Don’t Have to Make Them)
This post will be controversial, no doubt. You’ve likely seen a quote, or even read an entire book in the past year about how “you can truly have it all”. This is most certainly true if you’re a woman. You’ve seen it in your Instagram feed, you’ve heard it on your favorite podcast.
20 Things I’ve Never Told You
I’ve created my share of drama in relationships over the years. In fact, sometimes looking back I imagine myself as a little Tasmanian devil stirring up tornados wherever I landed. Today I want to share with you my top 10 things not to do in relationships if you’re looking for true, lasting happiness
Beyond Brené: Why Talking About Vulnerability Just Isn’t Cutting It
Alright I’m going to dip my foot into the realm of public vulnerability in this post. I’m starting small, because as I often say to my clients - “share check”. Share checking means you share a little bit of yourself with another person, and then check to see how you feel and how they respond.
A Therapist Mama’s Quick and Easy Guide for New Parents: How to Not Totally Fuck It Up Straight Out the Gate (*Trust Me, I Tried*)
This post is likely to garner critics. And I get it. I’m a huge fan of Brené Brown. Her books and TED Talks have been game-changers for me over the course of my own personal evolution. I have prescribed her TED Talks as homework assignments to my clients. I have led groups on her research and teachings.
What My Oldest (he was 96 when he died) Friend Taught Me About Inclusion (And It’s Probably Not What You’re Thinking)
First, let me tell you a short story about the birth of my daughter, but mostly about the 7 days that followed her birth.
After 5 (yes, 5) excruciating days of labor, our sweet Hazel was born to a Cancer moon in the summer of 2016. Now before I tell you about what happened next, I need you to know a little bit about me...
I was 6 years old when I met Dekle Taylor for the first time. I will never forget - we were moving through the greeting line at the first church I attended with my parents. Dekle was shaking hands. I remember when he got to me, he got right down on my level, looked me square in the face and said…