If you are looking for encouragement, education and guidance, you have come to the right place! Read on for inspiring messages to help you move beyond limiting beliefs, to understand challenging emotions and gain the motivation you need to make positive changes in your life

Embracing the Unexpected

My favorite tree grows at a slight angle on the side of the gravel driveway at my family cabin. I have always been drawn to trees or flowers growing in unexpected places and see so much beauty in how they …

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Paralyzed with the Unknown: Move through Anxiety and Fear

Recently, my beagle, Baxter, was chasing rabbits at our cabin and hurt his paw. After a visit to the vet, our energetic little puppy had to wear a cone. As soon as the vet put the cone on him, he …

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Discovering a Path to Positive Change

Thank you for taking a few minutes to read my blog! You may have seen me present on anxiety education over the past few years or followed these posts for social anxiety disorder awareness. These posts will continue to focus …

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Strength through Vulnerability

Earlier today, as I sat in the peacefulness of my family cabin while my son and husband ventured out into the woods for deer hunting, I gazed out the window at the bare, leafless trees with their branches openly exposed …

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Life Under Construction

Driving through a long-term construction project recently, I remembered how people slowed down so much when it first started. Traffic backups were a regular occurrence. Now, as people have had a chance to adjust to the temporary chaos, the traffic …

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Breaking Through Anxiety

For someone dealing with anxiety, the anxious thoughts overpower mind and body.  Often this “anxious self” becomes the person people see – the person we become.  As we try to fit into societal and corporate norms when dealing with a …

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The Speed of Life – Becoming More Present

Life moves so quickly, sometimes it seems like we are standing still while the world blurs past us!  It’s easy to get wrapped up in this fast paced world…  It’s important to remember to slow down and experience the present …

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Weathering the Storm

How much can a person handle?  Why does it often feel like the weight on our shoulders gets heavier and heavier day by day? I watch as everyone around me moves quickly, in the zone, bustling from one important task …

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Approval Seeker

Have you ever made a decision because it would please someone else even though you knew, deep in your gut, that it wasn’t the right decision? Have you ever confidently stated your opinion in a meeting only to leave worrying …

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Freaking Out on the Inside

As soon as the chair lift started going up, higher and higher, I could almost feel the negative thought creep into my mind and take control of my body. All around me, people at the state fair appeared to be enjoying …

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