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Values: Uncovering Your Most Valuable Treasures

Values: Uncovering Your Most Valuable Treasures

Values: Uncovering Your Most Valuable Treasures The relationship you have with yourself is the most important relationship of all, even above all others. Sometimes, when in a relationship, we can sacrifice what we believe, or what is most important to us, for the sake...
After the Breakup: 5 Ways to Implement the No Contact Rule

After the Breakup: 5 Ways to Implement the No Contact Rule

After the Breakup: 5 Ways to Implement the No Contact Rule After your breakup, the No Contact Rule is a critical tool in mending your heart, getting back on your feet and moving in the direction you want to go. The No Contact Rule is exactly as it sounds, no contact...
After the Breakup: 7 Ways to Not Break the No Contact Rule

After the Breakup: 7 Ways to Not Break the No Contact Rule

After the Breakup: 7 Ways to Not Break the No Contact Rule The No Contact Rule is a critical tool to aid your healing after your breakup.  It’s not easy to completely cut off communication with your former partner, but the 90 days you take to focus on yourself without...
5 Rules to Navigate the Darkness of Divorce

5 Rules to Navigate the Darkness of Divorce

Reposted from Live Lead Play, June 7, 2017 My husband and I sat in the car while our kids were having their piano lessons in the house across the street. I recently learned he was having an affair, and to put it gently, we had a number of things to discuss. He sat in...
Working Through Grief After a Break-up

Working Through Grief After a Break-up

There were snippets of time when my marriage was ending that I actually thought I would die.  I had trouble catching my breath, I felt like an anvil was crushing my chest, my mind was numb and I simply could not function. Learning the details as to why my then-husband...
Brush Yourself Off

Brush Yourself Off

So that thing I promised myself I wouldn’t do any more.  Well, I did it again last night.  I talked myself into believing that it would be ok, just this once, just this time. Justifications.  We make them all the time.  We make them in the heat of the moment, and we...
Tattoos and Piercings

Tattoos and Piercings

I’m supposed to be in Durango right now, but instead, I’m sitting in my SLC office with a new tattoo, and a nose piercing.  I am exactly where I need to be, and it feels awesome! Yesterday, about an hour before I was scheduled to leave for Durango, my sister texted me...
What Love Looks Like

What Love Looks Like

It’s Mother’s Day.  I woke to an empty house. My son lives in Iowa on an Americorps assignment with Habitat for Humanity, and my daughter, who lives with me, had already left for work at a local hair salon.  So no Mothers-Day-Wake-Up with soggy cereal and jelly toast...
Four Ways to Find Fun Again

Four Ways to Find Fun Again

I come from a family who placed a high value on fun. It is still almost a competition to see who can laugh the longest and loudest until someone runs screaming to the bathroom before having an accident, which makes the rest of us laugh even harder. We didn’t have all...
10 Concepts: Looking Beyond What You Can See

10 Concepts: Looking Beyond What You Can See

You want to make some changes, and you have so much potential within you. In fact, you can feel it, but it is so easy to get lost in what you can only see with your eyes. The half-hearted life you are living might feel like this is all there is, and you think, “This...