Tag Archives: Expectations

Getting Ready for The New Year

The end of the year is upon us, and I’ve already heard chatter amongst friends, clients, and family about New Year’s resolutions. I’m not one for setting New Year’s resolutions, but I am a fan of setting intentions for what you want to create in … More …

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 …