From My First Website to My New Relaunch: A Lesson in Messy Beginnings If you’ve been with me for any length of time, then you know the importance I place on celebrating wins and successes. So much of the change that we work on in our lives happens behind the scenes. So, when a change […]
When I was the event director at Hay House, I was known as Queen of the Impossible.
If there was something that absolutely needed to get done, it usually fell to me because everyone knew that I could accomplish anything.
Most cultures around the world have historically revered martyrdom. We’re taught that self-sacrifice is a virtue; that the more we take care of others, the better. From the time we’re little kids we get the message—in school and often at home—that we aren’t worthy of love unless we’re “good.” And what does “goodness” mean? It […]
How many times have you agreed to do things you didn’t want to? You’ve said ‘yes’ when you meant ‘no.’You’ve had sex when you didn’t want to.You’ve let others speak for you without claiming your own voice.You’ve picked up the phone even though you knew it would mean listening to your mother complaining. You’re […]
If you’re someone who’s struggled with setting (and maintaining) boundaries, then the idea that you might be able to share your needs without anxiety, disappointment or disagreement feels impossible. At least, that’s how it was for me. For most of my life, I was a people-pleaser. The thought of sharing my needs with another seemed […]
There must be something more. How many times have you thought or said that to yourself out loud? There must be something more waiting for me and my life. Depending on where you find yourself and what you’re experiencing in your life right now, this statement can feel exciting and empowering, or it can feel […]
What do you do when the worst happens? How do you move on – especially when your worst fears come true? Whether it’s a divorce, a break-up, a death or even the closing of a business you committed yourself to, the grief we feel when something comes to an end can be devastating. It can […]
“Nancy, can you tell me why I can never get past a certain point? I can see big things for myself, but every time I start to focus on my vision – I only get so far? Whether it’s my workouts, my business or my relationships, I always hit the same ceiling over and over.” […]
Sadly, I hear it all the time. “I would love to be able to take your program right now, but I can’t. I must put my child’s* needs first right now.” Each time I hear a statement like this, there’s a little tug at my heart. Not because I want you to join my program […]
It’s inevitable. When life gets difficult, overwhelming and scary, your emotional health takes the biggest toll. You might still prioritize certain aspects of your life, but when it comes to your emotional health, the first thing to go are the routines and habits you’ve built to keep you feeling good. You might start eating poorly, […]