In my workshops and speeches I talk a lot about finding and elevating your voice. Here are 5 things you can do anytime to find your voice and say exactly what is on your mind. Buy a bunch of flowers – I know it seems silly but reflecting on beauty can help you take a deep breath and connect you to yourself. So go ahead, buy that cheap-o bunch of carnations at the grocery store and put em in a cute jar or vase. Phone a friend – When was the last time you called someone just to
It would be easy to become entirely overwhelmed from the moment we wake up. Just this past weekend I was grateful I meditated before I checked my Twitter Feed. White boys torturing Native American Elders put my panties into bunch there is no question (read more about it here). I could hardly formulate a sentence. Action paralysis is real.
How we react to it is the kicker. We talk inside our heads until we can’t breathe.
We spin out all sorts of scenarios that are built on a
Excuses. Everybody has them. I make excuses all the time. My husband will get mad, my kids will be upset, my friends won’t understand. They create a special kind of paralysis for nearly all of us. Excuses. Everybody creates them. They keep us in the place where we don’t have to step out, step into, risk, expand, explore. Excuses. I have been mired in them. I am too afraid. I am too late. I am not visible enough for people to listen. I am never going to be listened to so why w
What we feed on sustains us.
Do you feed on anger, sadness, shame, judgment or fear?
Do you feed on joy, love, bliss, abundance or hope? If you remain hungry for judgment then that energy is what will feed you. If there is forgiveness to be given let us give it.
If there is grace to be given let us give it.
If there is openness to be had let us be ready for it.
If there is a lesson to be learned let us learn it.
If there is a sign to be received let us see it. I am
I just did an AMAZING workshop in Holyoke, MA called Fanning the Flames! It is a Bird Girl Industries special event to help women tap into their passion to make a difference in their OWN communities! What I love about these workshops is that I get to go into places all over the country and talk to women in their own spaces, hear their stories, and give them amazeballs ideas to help them find their voice and speak their own truth. 9 out of 10 times when I am doing a workshop w