Why Confidence Starts in our Bodies

This breaks my heart. According to research by Amy Cuddy, when kids are asked to look at gender-neutral dolls in either expanded or contracted body positions, already by age 6, 85% of girls and boys think the doll in an expanded body position is a male. By age 6. In 2019. Although we have come a long way in terms …

Why I’m coaching confidence even though I’m still working on it.

There was a part of me that wanted to keep Embodied Confidence for Women under wraps a little longer.  Cross a few more T’s and dot a few more I’s. Wait for me to be 100% confident before I shared my learning with others. You see that’s what we women do. We like to wait until things are perfect. (it’s …

I believe….

I believe that this beautiful world has some complex problems that will require all of us (all genders, all races, all sexual orientations) working at our full potential to help solve them. I believe many of us (women, racial minority groups, LGBTQ) have been conditioned over years, decades, centuries to believe we are less than and not able to achieve. …

#Iambecoming

What are you becoming this year? What are you practicing and where will it take you? Inspired by Michelle Obama, I’m using this post to share what I’m becoming. The truth is we are always becoming something. It’s just a matter of whether we’re aware of it. For years I was becoming someone who let fear run her life. Who …

The real truth on why you give up on your goals

According to statistics most of us have given up on our new year’s resolutions by now. All that excitement for your 2019 goals, dreams and vision has fizzled out. You’re making to-do lists you don’t do. Or you’re second-guessing everything. You want to be rocking this world but instead you’re rocking your lazy boy and binge watching Netflix. I’ve been …

One Big Thing I’ve Learned From 20 Years of Yoga

Originally I started yoga as purely a physical practice. I wanted something to complement my running (it helped me recover more quickly) and I thought sirsasana (headstand) would make a great party trick (it did). A good 15 years into the practice (I’m a slow learner) I started to realize yoga provided so much more than strong limbs and healthy …

7 Ways to Keep Doubt From Derailing Your New Year’s Resolution

Here you are. A couple of weeks into 2019. You started off strong, ramped up, excited about what the year would bring. You had a couple of good weeks but now notice your energy starting to shift. You’re not following through as quickly as you’d like. You’re getting distracted. You’re procrastinating. You’re binge-watching Netflix again and that new year’s goal …

How to stop second-guessing yourself and live your best life.

We women are a pretty awesome bunch. Our natural ability is to create and manifest. Think about it. All of us are born with the innate capability to grow a tiny speck of possibility into a fully developed newborn babe. That creative energy is a superpower! We can turn the potential into the physical. Thankfully we are able to create …

Leadership Presence For Women

A unique 3-month, one-on-one coaching program for women who are ready to take things to the next level. Specifically, you’ll learn how to:   Clarify your vision Develop self awareness Handle fear Release old thoughts, patterns, behaviours that are no longer working Centre yourself in values, vision and what you care about Extend leadership presence Communicate better with others Increase …

How to Use Yoga to Connect With Your Most Empowered Self

Let’s be real. You know having mental practices like meditation, journaling and visualization are good for you, but it’s hard adding more on to your already full plate. You’re busy. And trying to add more stuff in and not having time to follow through just makes you feel extra guilt you don’t need in your life. I say eff that. …