An Inspired Life.
Life through the
lens of a control-freak perfectionist in recovery.
Bacalar, Mexico is truly one of the most sacred and magical places I have ever visited. It’s still a best kept secret in a country rich in natural wonders. Its quiet and dreamy feeling hasn’t been tainted by tourism. It’s still sacred land. The intention behind...read more
"Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better." - Maya Angelou . . I feel like I just had brain surgery. I spent the weekend with 18 women on Retreat with the ever-amazing Angie Byrd and the first thing I have to say is WOW. I’ve...read more
To not doubt or sabotage but to Live in Love. To not criticize or judge but to accept the Beauty that is imperfection. To not strip nor degrade what is natural and true. To soften and not defend. To speak with kindness. To sweeten a...read more
"You sort of do need to start without light... in order to find it." - Es Devlin Whoa what a magical time... But today I woke up in a heaviness. This is a feeling so familiar to me, as it’s how I've spent over a third of my life feeling like. Depression. We’re old...read more
Oh heyyyyy insight... You are such a welcomed, and sometimes hilarious guest that punches me in the face (or the gut) with your truth. Today’s truth: I choose abusive relationships. Gulp. Deep breath. Sigh. Yes I do. But now that I know better, of course, this is a...read more
It’s funny how songs hold memories. Feelings, moods…all from the past. Nostalgia, Sometimes. Sadness, Sometimes. For me this song reminds me of my broken heart. How beautifully and deeply it was broken. Broken open. Cleansed. All in its place because it brought me...read more
I used to be so terrified of change. That's the life of a control freak though. We’re afraid if something changes we’ll fall apart. And with a grip as tight as mine, it usually did. But it was all for my highest good. The change I feared most was actually the best...read more
“Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” – Buddha I caught a cold one night this Summer. It came on like a lightening bolt. One minute it wasn’t there, the next minute it was. Just like that. Boom. Sneeze attack. The...read more
Fear. Let's talk about fear. I mention this a lot to my students and clients, and when I do I speak of my own fears. And just how much power they hold over me. And almost always, the person I'm speaking to seems to think that can't be true. "You don't strike me as...read more
"Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go." - Unknown Fall is here and it is time to break out our favorite fall traditions! I love to watch the colors change, and although we don't get too much here in Charleston, we do get some! The air smells woodsy...read more