Tag Archives: Expectations

What Are You Allowing?

Many years ago, I spent a number of years in a verbally and emotionally abusive relationship. I won’t get into the details but suffice it to say it was not the best time in my life. I was (and am) a smart educated woman. I … More …

Back to Basics

You’ve heard it before, from me and others who write on similar topics: what you experience in life is a result of your beliefs and expectations.  I just wrote a blog post about something similar a couple of weeks ago and was reminded again this … More …

A New Norm

If you know me or follow my social media accounts, you probably already know that I am a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles. I grew up outside of Philly and have been a fan since I was a kid.  They just won their first Super … More …

How to Thoroughly Enjoy the Holidays (Really!)

Suddenly, just like that, the holidays are upon us. When I started hearing the holiday music in early November, I shuddered. No, not yet. Please, I am not ready. I felt the anxiety of “having so much to do” and time closing in on me. … More …

It’s Your Move

“I’m tired,” she said. “Why? What’s been happening to make you tired?” I asked. “Nothing,” she replied, “I’m just tired of waiting for something to happen.” Ever been there? Waiting forever for something to happen? Here’s a secret for you: Nothing happens until you make … More …

What’s Wrong with Me?

Have you ever muttered ”what’s wrong with me?” under your breath? Or aloud? Or added expletives to it? “What the f#*k is wrong with me?” Yep, me too. Recently I’ve heard this question murmured a lot, mostly quietly, under one’s breath; from friends, family, clients, … More …

This Is Not Where I Thought I’d Be

Have you ever looked around at your life and thought, “this is not where I thought I’d be”? I have. In fact, when I look at my life today, I often think that, and, it’s in a very positive light. If you told me ten … More …

The (Non) Runaway Bride

It was late September, and there I was riding in the back of a black stretch limousine wearing a wedding dress. I was on my way to the wedding I’d been planning for most of the prior year, and the closer we got to the … More …

When Plans Fall Apart

What do you do when your plans fall apart? When unseen circumstances toss you and your life into a place that is nothing like you expected? The following is an excerpt from my book, Fear to Flow, which describes the beginning of a year that … More …

What Happens When You Stop Trying

The first time I started a meditative practice was back in 2010. I think it lasted about two weeks.  Every year following that I’d set an intention to try to meditate but it didn’t work. I was too busy (funny, I know). I attempted to … More …