How to Be Open to Receive Love

How to Be Open to Receive Love

Receive … what a word! What does it mean? To receive? Have you ever tried to GIVE something to someone … That you love … Out of love … Because you thought of them … What they like … Or maybe even what they NEED … And you gave it to them … And they didn’t receive it? Learn more about how to be open to receive love. (more…)

Pleasing People and Lying versus Being Honest and Authentic

Pleasing People and Lying versus Being Honest and Authentic

Let’s start a hard conversation. People pleasing. Lying. Hiding. Versus Being Honest. Authentic. Open. There are prices and payoffs to both of these ways of living. Which one is better? I’m not going to judge and say something is right or wrong… But I can tell you, from experience, which one FEELS better to BE and be in RELATIONSHIP with long term. (more…)

How to Deal With Rejection

How to Deal With Rejection

You don’t know how to deal with rejection? We spend a lot of time worrying about rejection. Why? In tribal culture, if we were rejected by our tribe, it literally meant we would be alone in the wilderness. The chance of surviving this is slim to none. And sometimes, humans make no sense. Sometimes, one is threatened by another, and the one in the “power” position expels the other for whatever reason. Learn more about on how to deal with rejection and the four key actions you want to take to overcome it. (more…)

How to Say No to Others and YES to Yourself

How to Say No to Others and YES to Yourself

Do you want to learn how to say no? I’ve been working on my “NO!” for 11 years. I remember when a therapist told me, “you don’t have to go back home to St Louis just because your parents are asking you to come home for the holiday.” I remember looking at her like, “WHAT?”  It was the FIRST time someone had given me PERMISSION to say NO to my parents and it was 2008. I was 31 years old. I was married with 2 kids. And I was introduced to saying NO to my parents. (more…)