Hey there procrastinator

Are you procrastinating by reading this blog post about procrastination? This is why I love you & this is why we are friends. If you are like me, you have some kind of mental narrative about your procrastination that goes something like.. “why do I do this? I’m so lazy! why can’t I just get …

Positive thinking is NOT the answer

Ok, I know what you are thinking & I really do love positivity as much as the next life coach. But lately, both clients and friends have been apologizing to me for being negative and complaining when they were just sharing their honest thoughts and feelings with me. Why are we only allowed to share positive thoughts …

4 things that are completely killing your confidence

One of the most annoying things in the world to me is that everyone giving advice seems to say that you need to be confident or “fake it til you make it.” I don’t know about you, but fake confidence never came off as real confidence from me (maybe I’m just a bad actress?). For …

How to be happier in 2 minutes or less

& no, it isn’t to take a shot of tequila! It seems like everyone’s talking about gratitude these days and it’s almost losing it’s meaning, but as I say about top 40 music, it’s popular for a reason, you guys! Because it’s good! So here’s my little trick to happiness in 2 mins or less: …

5 Tips for Long Distance BFFs

After college, I moved away from all my friends and pretty much fell out of touch with them immediately. Sure, I throw a few likes their way on social media or send the rare “OMG I MISS YOU! WE SOOOO NEED TO CATCH UP, GIRL!” text, but the friendships are not at the deep, share …

30 Lessons I Learned Before I Turned 30

I TURNED 30 THIS SUMMER. Yes, a few belated happy birthdays would be lovely to hear, but this really isn’t about THAT (wink). This is about all of the 30 lessons I’ve learned leading up to this 30th birthday. Because the reality was, I dreaded my 30th birthday. I totally expected it to be terrible. …

7 Daily Habits To Practice in Your Relationship

I’VE BEEN MARRIED FOR ALMOST 9 YEARS, AND HAVE BEEN WITH MY HUSBAND FOR OVER 11. (!!!) Clearly, I am no newbie when it comes to long term relationships. Sometimes these numbers even take us by surprise because we keep waiting for things to get hard! Sure, we have disagreements, and don’t always see eye to …

To Be Honest…

One of my biggest reasons in choosing to focus on the phrase “to be honest” in my business name and marketing is how important honesty and integrity are to me. I used to have this idea that honesty and integrity were these rigid things determined by someone else (aka my dad or the church). Someone …

5 Things to Stop Saying in 2017

  Girl, I love you, but I wish you’d stop saying…. “I’m sorry” when you cry. So picture me chatting with a client (or friend!), who starts sharing a deeply personal and sensitive story. They start to tear up and immediately apologize for the tears. What?? No! You are a human being, which means you have …