Ten Things Boot Camp Taught Me About Life

In my years as an executive life coach for driven professionals, executives, entrepreneurs and CEO’s of Household, I’ve noticed a common and frustrating theme.  I call it the Nagging Half-Version Syndrome. It’s the sense, the knowingness, that we are not showing up to our greatest version of ourselves. It’s a … Read more


My “I Love My Life” Movement

It happened at a popular Starbucks in Chicago’s Lincoln Park on a busy Friday morning as commuters grabbed their first cup of Joe before heading to work. I heard four words I’d never heard before:  “I love my life.” “Was that me? Did I just say that out loud?” I … Read more

10 Questions To Answer And Ensure The Year You Deserve

It’s almost here!  Are you ready?   The doors to “It’s My Year” are opening tomorrow at 10:00 EST! You may not know this about me. I get giddy, (even geeky) excited about designing, visualizing and planning  an extraordinary life.  My favorite days are when I schedule nothing but designing and visualizing things … Read more

“The Best Version of Me” Pledge

My website is getting a face lift! This isn’t any old website.  It’s ME…unabashedly sharing my voice and providing new free training and tools for YOU.  I’m excited to share it with you very soon! During this process I’ve been called to dig deep to share what’s important to me. … Read more

Do You Choose You and How I Met Oprah

I’ll never forget the moment when I decided to choose myself. I recall it was late March. I had grown weary of the long winter in Chicago and had just finished The Gift By the Sea with my book group. In the book, author, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, describes the need … Read more

Not How I Planned to Be On Oprah

Though not my only wake up call, this one got my attention.  I was sitting at Harpo Studios in Chicago to view a taping of Oprah’s Life Class for Super Soul Sunday.  A few weeks earlier my daughter had been interviewed and taped with eight other children by Dr. Shefali … Read more