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Clear Your House of Negative Energy with a Good Spring Cleaning

Clear Your House of Negative Energy with a Good Spring Cleaning Springtime is the perfect season for cleaning up, for clearing out and for inviting in the energy of renewal. If you’re like me, you’re feeling called to do more than simply tidy and dust this spring. It feels like high time for an intentional clearing, a marked event, a season-spurred shift, a remembering – of who we truly are.  Who we are beneath and beyond all the material things we’ve stored, stashed, and collected. Decluttering and stepping into authenticity…

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Words Matter | Using Words to Shift How You Feel

Have you ever stopped to think about how powerful your words are? The ones you speak, write and maybe most important of all, the ones you speak in your head. I’m making the case for you to pay closer attention to the words you use and how they are affecting you. They may be either dragging you down and draining you, or when used more thoughtfully and intentionally, be a source of support and empowerment. If you’ve followed along with my blog for a while, you know how I feel…

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How to Get Yourself Out of a Bad Mood – 3 Simple Techniques

How to Get Yourself Out of a Bad Mood Even the most cheerful gal in the group occasionally finds herself in a bad mood.  It’s not always easy to immediately feel gratitude or to see the upside of a situation. Often, there are a series of things that go wrong which compound and create the perfect storm for a foul mood. We can all agree that staying in a glum mood for too long becomes depressing, deflating, and unproductive. So in this post, I’m sharing with you a few ways…

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How Love Gives Us Courage

Love is magical. Who would argue that? But it’s so much more than magic – love is often the source of our courage. There are many sides to the powerful emotion we call love. There’s a side of love that makes our heart flutter with excitement and passion. There’s another side of love that keeps us steadfastly caring for our family, our friends, our neighbors, our community, our globe. And then there is the side of love I write to you about today that carries us through times so painful,…

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Make Time for the Things You Love

Make Time for the Things You Love It’s the first week of January and I’m sure you, like me, feel compelled to make lists and plans of what we wish to accomplish this year. Last week, I wrote about intentions… and how powerful it is to create a mindset around how you want to feel (rather than focusing on what you want to do). Hopefully, you have spent some time this past week reacquainting yourself with what makes you feel good and have given thought to setting intentions around those…

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Setting Intentions | A Powerful Way to Start the New Year

Here we are, getting ready to greet a new year.  So many of us are welcoming the idea of change because the last year was so rough. But before you toast to midnight on Thursday night, take some time to consider what you want in the next twelve months. Will you enter the next twelve months feeling empowered or will you let the next year have it’s way with you (again)? What are your intentions? Not resolutions, but intentions. What kind of energy do you want to welcome? How do…

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