An Inspired Life.

Life through the
lens of a control-freak perfectionist in recovery.

An Inspired Life.

 Life through the
lens of a control-freak perfectionist in recovery.

The Bravest Thing A Human Can Ever Do

The Bravest Thing A Human Can Ever Do

Feeling is the bravest thing a human can ever do.... Oh hey. Grief. Isn’t it funny how you still surprise me. Wake me up in the middle of the night. Make me want to burn my life down to the ground for your amusement. I always recognize you. However sly your attempts...

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An Experience Awaits YOU

An Experience Awaits YOU

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...

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Say It Out Loud!

Say It Out Loud!

"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...

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The Importance of Imperfection

The Importance of Imperfection

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...

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From Darkness to Light

From Darkness to Light

"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...

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An Empath’s Drug of Choice

An Empath’s Drug of Choice

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...

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Happiness is…Heartbreak

Happiness is…Heartbreak

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...

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I Have A Confession…

I Have A Confession…

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...

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The Most Intelligent Thing We Own

The Most Intelligent Thing We Own

“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...

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The Fear That Made Me

The Fear That Made Me

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...

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