How to show up in sisterhood (with Emily Cassel)

I had the chance to sit down with Emily Cassel of the Sexy Soulful Success Podcast. Emily and I spent our time talking about sisterhood and how holding space for other women through things like sisterhood circles is a sacred act. The episode begins with a discussion around masculine versus feminine energy, turns towards old paradigms for success and why they don’t work for women, moves into the power of...

5 journaling techniques to help you gain clarity

When I think about journaling, two things come to mind: My mother keeping several different journals — a dream journal, a personal journal, and an art journal — for most of my childhood and into my adult years. Being required to keep a journal (and actually loving it) in my middle school English class. Thank you, Mr. Diskin, for the encouragement all those years ago!  These days, no one has...

4 of my favorite tools for personal growth

I wanted to share with you some of the tools for personal growth that I’ve been using as of late to get a handle on my time and be more intentional about where my energy is going. There are four tools in particular that have had a huge impact on my life and my mood: tarot, automatic writing, meditation, and weekly planning. What I love most about these tools is...

30 prompts to help you get in the groove with gratitude

30 prompts to help you get in the groove with gratitude

Journaling has been a powerful tool for self-discovery and growth throughout the course of my life. I grew up in a home where journaling and self-expression were encouraged. I had an English teacher in 8th grade require daily journaling as part of our class. Hell, my health coach training program incorporated daily free-writing (a la Morning Pages) as part of our coursework. I’ve journaled when it was just me, and...

9 books that changed my life for the better

9 must-read books that changed the way I view the world

If you hadn’t guessed by now, I’m an avid reader. I love nothing more than to fill up my library queue with 7 or 8 books at a time and then plow through them night after night. (Case in point.) I even love “live tweeting” what I’m reading and often share what has lovingly been dubbed as literary tweets. When I think back on the books that have left an...

7 podcasts to inspire you on the journey of life

7 podcasts to inspire you on the journey of life

I can’t remember what first got me into podcasts, though am fairly certain it was because of that little purple icon that came preloaded on my iPhone. Regardless of how I came to them, I was hooked fairly early on. And I devoured a lot of podcasts on personal growth, nutrition, running a business, and mindset. Sadly, my ability to focus on and consume podcasts dwindled pretty significantly once I...