{VIDEO} The best of the worst

Welcome to this week’s blog via video …  This week, I am sharing the story of two of the hardest periods in my life, which happened to involve my home. And I’m not talking about my house-in-Louisville-home —  I’m talking about the “home” that is my body. My permanent address.  In two different decades, I [...]

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With All My Heart

It’s February and love is in the air.   Valentine’s Day this year is a Friday, so that’s double-celebration fun (a holiday and the weekend).    If you celebrate Valentine’s Day, enjoy your time with your partner or your friends  — and show yourself some love, too.    Show yourself some love every day; you [...]

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5 Questions To Ask Yourself For 2020

In my last post, I wrote about the significance of choosing a WORD OF THE YEAR as a way of setting you intentions in 2020 and a new decade.  This week, I’m offering you questions that my clients and I have been talking about in sessions since the end of 2019.  You can use these [...]

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Don’t wait until you need a “life root canal”

Dental distraction strategy: Selfies and texts sharing the process. My daughter just got two kittens; hence, the “cat grandma” reference : )   You know the pain is bad when you find yourself kind of excited about your root canal. I was anxious about it, too, but I wanted the relief. The process wasn’t terrible [...]

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“My wedding dress weight”

Evolution: 1996, 2000 (pregnant in Paris : ), 2005, 2009, 2012, 2016, 2019 If I’ve heard it once when it comes to a woman talking about her body, I’ve heard some version of this at least 100 times: “When I got married in 2012, I weighed 122 pounds. If I do this right, I could [...]

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90 Days or less

On October 2nd, I was thrilled to be a guest on a local morning show called Great Day Live! My mission? To show people that it doesn’t need to be January 1st to make changes in your life.  You can do big things with small steps in 90 days or less.  Click here to watch [...]

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Give yourself 1% … and change your life.

Most women in my practice are not coming to me with extra time on their hands to bask in hours of personal development work. They schedule appointments using a great deal of strategy and purpose.  These women are working 5o+ hour weeks and commuting an hour each way to work. Some have three or four [...]

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Unsubscribe, unfriend, unfollow, unshareable

Photo by Caroline Tran This is one of my favorite photos of myself. It was taken at a professional shoot about three years ago. Every so often, like this week, I’ll post it in some context on social media or send it out in a communication to the subscribers on my email list. Sometimes, I’ll [...]

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THIS is self-love

The love notes in this week’s newsletter are from my people — my incredible clients. I don’t ask for these emails. I don’t have to; and that’s not why I do this work, anyway. They just appear like angels and miracles in my inbox. These aren’t just “gym stories.” These are love stories. You can [...]

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Thank you, please drive through.

“Can I get a strawberry smoothie? And a small order of fries?” That was me, sometime in 2010, ordering my “usual” at the McDonald’s drive-thru down the road from our house. One of my habits around that time was to pick up my daughter, Grace, from the carpool line at her school and drive to [...]

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