Does slow and steady REALLY win the race?

July 15, 2014

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson” As you may know, I completed my 5th marathon in March. But what you may not know is what got me into running marathons in the first place. When I was in my early 30’s I […]

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How to Make the Most of Summer (for no-or-low cost!)

July 8, 2014

A few years ago I realized that what I really want from the summer is to have fun and make memories with my family and friends – and the “Summer Bucket List” was born. I use this list to make sure that, when we’re mostly at home, we make the most out of our summer. And […]

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How I’m taking most of the summer off

July 1, 2014

Ever since my son Griffin entered elementary school (he completed 3rd grade this year), I have wanted to take the summer off to just “be” with him. One of the many reasons I quit my hospital job a couple of months ago is because I wanted the freedom and flexibility to make that dream a […]

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How to Stop Negative Thoughts from Derailing Your Dreams

June 24, 2014

If I had a nickel every time I heard someone say she is plagued by negative thoughts that keep her feeling stuck and small…I would have quite a nice pile of nickels. Since I wrote about quitting my job a couple of months ago, I’ve gotten a lot of requests to talk more about the faith […]

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Are you too busy driving to get gas?

June 17, 2014

I recently watched a great video of Stephen Covey talking about “Big Rocks,” which are our true priorities, rather than the daily time wasters that usually take up most of our days. You have to watch it for yourself, but here’s the gist: he took a bunch of big rocks and created labels for them like, […]

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How to co-create your dreams with the 68-second drill.

June 10, 2014

If you’re aware of the Law of Attraction this concept is familiar: Your thoughts become your reality. No matter what is happening in your life, you can deliberately choose the way you think about what’s happening, down to the individual thoughts that cross your brain. Yes, many of your thoughts will “think” themselves – and […]

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Want to Make God Laugh? (Here’s what I did.)

June 3, 2014

I’ve heard from so many of you that you love the story of Doug getting his book deal, and I’ve loved pulling back the curtain so that you can see the mechanics of creating a miracle manifestation and do it too. If you’re familiar with the expression, “If you want to make God laugh, tell […]

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The Secret to Making Money Doing What You Love

May 27, 2014

Last week I left off the BEST MANIFESTATION STORY YOU EVER HEARD at the point where I started working on “turning around” my negative thoughts about Doug and success. I got some relief from this process, but not enough to feel as good as I wanted, so I turned to one of my other favorite processes, […]

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Three Lessons from The Best Manifestation Story You’ve Ever Heard

May 20, 2014

The photo to the right was taken after a very celebratory last game of the season for Griffin’s soccer team, the Fire Dragons. It was a very celebratory week and things look like they’ll get better and better: My sweet, hard-working husband, Doug, will have his first novel published! His middle-grade fantasy Tales of a […]

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The First Step to Eradicate the Pain Body

May 13, 2014

When I last wrote about the Pain Body, I shared one of the practices that has helped me eradicate its presence – choosing better-feeling thoughts. It takes a great deal of Presence to be aware of your thoughts, let alone choose better-feeling ones, especially when you’re in the middle of an argument or an unpleasant […]

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