Permission to be Human

It is so common to go through life, and suddenly reach a point where you may feel “stuck”. You may feel stuck because you are experiencing this thought process of “I am not doing enough”, “I am going to fail”, “I am going to disappoint”, “What is next for me?”  … Read More

Failure and How to Recover


Consider how you treat yourself after you experience failure. Do you engage in self-criticism, shaming thoughts, or take inventory of your shortcomings or bad luck? Now ask yourself how you would treat a good friend who experienced a similar failure. I’ve noticed, we will say things to ourselves that we … Read More

Healthy Eaters = Diet Success


Why is it that diets fail? Often, it is our thoughts that sabotage us in succeeding with eating healthy. The thought that you can’t have the french fries, pizza, or ice cream you have enjoyed for years incites a sense of rebellion. For most of us, this causes us to … Read More

Redefining Failure: A Conversation with Sara Blakely


Is fail a four-letter word in your vocabulary? Do you define yourself by your failures?  Sara Blakely, founder and CEO of Spanx, offers a redefinition of failure. She states, “Failure for me became not trying, versus the outcome.” Our perception of an event and what we think the event means … Read More