All posts by Nancy

The problem with striving for BALANCE

 I hear this a lot.​​​​​ “I want MORE balance in my life.” “I have so much to do but if only I could create more balance, I’d get more done.” or “If I had more balance, I would feel better.” People go crazy over striving for BALANCE. I don’t recommend it. The problem I see with desperately striving for balance is that it has us feeling worse, rather than better. For most, it seems like an unattainable goal. It […]

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Completion: How it’s done…

Most people start new projects, work on new ideas and plan their new year without doing the work to complete their former projects, ideas and encumbrances. This practice crowds your brain and takes the space needed to create something new. Completion work requires letting go of ALL incompletions. That includes unfulfilled goals, upsets, disappointments and unfulfilled promises (to yourself and others). It’s letting go of things that still hold energy within you. You can’t start […]

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How did you do in 2018?

Hard to believe the year is coming to an end. How did it go for you?Did you accomplish your TOP goal for 2018?Did you set goals only to abandon them later? Did you achieve some and not others? Wherever you are right now is perfect. This is a good time for self reflection. This is a good time to wrap things up. Recalibrate. This is a good time for completion (more on that next month).   One […]

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Good Lord…what will people say or think?!

God, love her, my dear mother. She would often say: “Don’t do that! What will people say?!” “Stop! What will the neighbors think?!” Growing up, I heard that so often, it got permanently tattooed in my mind. I was already quiet and shy as a young girl. I didn’t talk much. My father once told me that I was a very quiet baby, rarely cried or made a fuss. So, being freely self-expressed was not in […]

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My pretending days are over, are yours?

When I was in high school, I participated in musical theatre. This required being on stage and in front of people. You’d think that as an introvert, this is the last thing one would do. But I came from a musical family, and singing, dancing and acting was how me and my siblings often entertained ourselves. For as long as I can remember, my mom would make me sing or dance for anyone who stopped […]

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