10 Books to Create Change

This is a list of some of my favorite books.  They range on topics from creativity, money, the law of attraction, short stories, and self-help.  Some of these may feel "woo-woo" or way out there and my advice is simply to pick up what information and tips feel good and leave what doesn't fit.  There [...]

How Can I Be More Authentic?

I was reading this morning about authenticity and how it is something we must practice each and every day and it is a collection of choices we make through our day. "Choosing authenticity means cultivating the courage to be imperfect, to set boundaries, and to allow ourselves to be vulnerable; it is exercising the compassion [...]

My introduction to the Wilderness

When I was 14 years old my dad and I were in therapy because we couldn't communicate and we weren't getting along. When I tell a lot of people this they say... Well that's normal, you were a teen girl. Yeah well, my dad wanted us to get along, he wanted us to be friends, [...]

Mantra: I embrace discomfort.

We are always reaching for comfort, for certainty, for safety. It's our instincts to go after what feels "safe" and while this made sense years ago when we were constantly in danger of disease, of the wild, and of death, it is no longer needed. We no longer need to live in this state of [...]

Embrace the Messy

I am so so guilty of getting caught up in my expectations. I get an image in my mind of what my life "should" look like, of what I "should" be doing, what my bank account "should" have in it. Then I get upset, disappointed, or frustrated when these expectations aren't met. When I reflect [...]

Modifying my mindset on money

Am I hardwired to believe that loving money means I don't love other things as well? That loving and wanting money means I'm not a good and kind person? That I'm selfish and greedy? Because none of that makes sense when you really think about it.

10 Ways to Create Connection

At the end of the day all we want to do is to connect. 

Explore the Magic of Kauai

It is so easy to fall in love with a place as magical and breathtaking as this.

Finding gratitude for yourself

If you're not passionate, annoyingly excited, and absolutely enthralled with life and yourself, then what the heck are you doing?

Top 5 Hikes in the Valley of Fire State Park

Being a short drive from Las Vegas, this park is a great day trip to escape the city or an addition to a western road trip!