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Start Loving What You Do

2018-05-02T14:39:42+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Blog|

Interview and Commentary with Cortney McDermott, first published in Serenflipity Q. Why should choosing what you do for work be exciting? A. Why shouldn’t it be? “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” -Mary Oliver You’ve got one shot at this [...]

Intuitive Success : Where to Start

2018-04-06T01:41:13+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Featured|

(First appeared in Horoscope.com) Have you ever planned a road trip? Most of us have, and so we know that the basic things we need to know are 1) where we're starting from; 2) where we want to end up; and 3) the means, plus a plan or directions to [...]

YOU are the answer you are seeking

2017-11-28T10:58:32+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Featured, Uncategorized|

Sometimes your rock bottom can look a lot like being at the top to everyone else. Flashback six years: I’m sitting on a private jet, sipping an espresso, newspapers from all over the world neatly stacked beside me, on my way to Brussels for work, and … an essential piece [...]

10 Things To Do When You’re Miserably Successful

2018-05-03T03:54:05+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|SIMPLE|

First published in SUCCESS You made it. You set a crazy cool goal and you reached it! But now the excitement is wearing off and that nagging there-has-to-be-more-than-this feeling is taking its place. You tell yourself, “I have every reason to be happy, so why do I feel this way?!” [...]

How to Actually Enjoy Your TO-DOs

2017-08-23T20:01:59+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Blog, Featured, SIMPLE|

Confession: I sorta have a lil’ to-do-list fetish. There’s something about the instant gratification of checking off or, even better, drawing a thick line through a TO-DO…especially if the crossed-off list is super long. One day, while indulging my inner overachiever, my husband Luca said, “Imagine putting all your ambitious [...]

What do you want to FEEL?

2017-07-20T13:56:34+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Blog, SUSTAIN|

The way to know you’re doing it “right” is that it feels good.* Simple. Yet how many times do we keep trudging through a project, a situation, a relationship because we think we “should”? My invitation to you: Cut your should list in half. At least. And then cut it [...]

What we need to be reminded of

2017-07-20T13:57:00+00:00 June 28th, 2016|ABILITY, Blog|

… a conversation with five-time New York Times bestselling author Caroline Myss Ram Dass once remarked, “I’m not going to say anything that you don’t know already. But the perplexing problem is that you don’t know you know.” Millennia prior, Plato taught that all learning is remembering. That’s what it’s [...]

Instantly improve how you’re feeling

2017-07-20T13:54:51+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Blog, SIMPLE|

If you’re in a funk, the easiest and fastest way out is through your body. Thanks to Amy Cuddy at Harvard and other researchers in this field, we now know that jazzing up your body for even just two minutes actually configures your brain to be assertive, confident, and comfortable, [...]

Choose the thoughts you want

2017-07-20T13:57:41+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Blog, SIMPLE|

We say, “I think,” but what we really mean is: “thoughts come to me.” If you meditate, you know what I mean. The seemingly endless stream of thoughts that bombard the untrained mind can be overwhelming. […]