accountability

What to do when you’ve lost your way

You have been to a retreat, or a vacation, or it's the end of the year, and you've made all sorts of resolutions during that quiet time on how you will improve your life when you're back into daily routine. And it worked. For a while. For weeks, months even, you have been doing great, implementing what you've learned, sticking to your plan and keeping your resolutions. But after six months (or even three weeks :-)) some cracks appear in that foundation. Routine kicks in. Life happens. Shit happe [...]

2018-04-02T12:03:57+00:00April 6th, 2018|

Do you have an accountability buddy?

Some time ago I met up with the women who attended one of my retreats. We spent some time reviewing what has happened since the retreat. I had asked every woman 3 things: What have you accomplished since the retreat (added a habit, etc - this can be small or big - it's all about celebrating little successes!...)? What has really changed (just a bit or big time) since the retreat or what have you come to understand better since then? What  do you really struggle with (small or big)? It was such a [...]

2018-01-23T09:11:18+00:00January 26th, 2018|

It’s your responsibility – always

The other day, I was talking with a friend about how difficult it is to let go sometimes. Of past hurt, deception, anger, of the need to judge. We don't like to get hurt or disappointed. Who does, right? We like to be in control of situations so that they don't hurt us. And our brains are wired to protect us and are very crafty at setting up all sorts of protections to make sure we don't get hurt again, ever. But we also know that without a little forgiveness, daring and stepping out of our comf [...]

2017-10-03T09:20:01+00:00September 1st, 2017|

8 ways to mindfully avoid overwhelm

We all lead busy lives. Our agendas are chock-full with appointments. Our to do lists hardly leave us time to breathe. We have become multi-taskers, juggling work and life but struggling to find the right balance. Usually we manage pretty well. But sometimes, things spin out of control and OVERWHELM takes over. What are the signs of overwhelm?  you don’t know what the next thing is you need to be doing you break down and cry because you think you are a bad mother for wanting a career and kids yo [...]

2016-12-01T11:11:53+00:00December 23rd, 2016|