Beyond Boundaries

Beyond Boundaries

Boundaries are amazing! I love them and I owe so much of my beautiful life to the fact that I have clear boundaries. That being said, there are two places I have been seeing the limitations of how boundaries tend to be spoken about, and lived in people’s lives. The...
The Limitations of ‘Being Present’

The Limitations of ‘Being Present’

Mindfulness and presence are hot buzzwords right now. Everyone from CEO’s to athletes to rock stars to school programs are touting the benefits, and there are many benefits. However, the way these ideas and tools have been interpreted within our current culture and...
Reported, Created & Chosen: Three perspectives on life.

Reported, Created & Chosen: Three perspectives on life.

There are three major perspectives on how we look at our experience of life: Reported, created and chosen. We see our lives through all three of these at different times, and sometimes, we see our lives through all three of them at the same time. For a lot of the...
Getting Clear on Commitment

Getting Clear on Commitment

It’s OK not to be committed to things. There is an underlying assumption that commitment is better than no commitment, but that’s not always true. An overarching theme in all my teachings is choice, and the precursor to choice is honesty – being...
Emotional & Relational Nutrients

Emotional & Relational Nutrients

One of the most important parts of self-knowledge and right relationship is understanding your emotional and relational nutritional needs — the things you need in a relationship to thrive (not just relationally, but physically as well). While we all know...
3 Misguided Teachings in Women’s Practice

3 Misguided Teachings in Women’s Practice

It is impossible to overstate the value & importance of women’s work, and diving into our own growth & learning sometimes in women-only spaces. However, in the realm of women’s work, there are some common teachings I think are very misguided. This is one of...
You Are The Sum Of

You Are The Sum Of

There is a saying, most often attributed to Jim Rohn, that is very popular in the coaching and personal growth world: “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” There is some real truth captured in this quote. The people we spend time with...
Relationship Work is Leadership Work

Relationship Work is Leadership Work

Focusing on relationship work is the best and highest leverage point any man could make towards his leadership and business development. I’ve been working in this domain for almost 20 years, and in that time what I’ve seen over and over again are men willing to invest...
Right Distance in Relationships

Right Distance in Relationships

Most people think intimacy means always moving closer in relationships, but what I’ve realized over the years is what creates and maintains intimacy is being able to feel and honor what is the right distance between two people – in relationships in general and...

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