I Am Not a Robot (or, Why I’m So Transparent About My Life in My Business)

“We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart.” ~Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart:  Heart Advice for Difficult Times   I have written before about some of the advice I received when I first started my business. …

Let’s Stop Apologizing, Shall We?

“The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.” ~Maya Angelou In a relatively recent conversation, I discovered that I was harboring some previously unacknowledged guilt for being an ambitious woman with dreams of world domination. Ok, ok. I don’t really want world domination.   But I do have big dreams and the …

Curious & Curiouser Podcast, Episode 18: Breakups, Breakdowns, & the Fallacy of Bad Emotions

Let’s face it. We live in a culture that likes to label things, a culture that likes dichotomies, a culture that is uncomfortable with grey areas and uncertainty and things that don’t fit neatly into predetermined boxes. And this preference applies to our emotional experiences as well. Which is why we like to label emotions as either “good” or “bad”, …

Curious & Curiouser Podcast, Episode 15: Success & Self-Employment with Liz Winters, NTP

This week, Tracey and I are back with the conclusion of our conversation with Liz Winters of Sprout Wellness. Today, we are talking all about self-employment and exploring the question:  How do we define success and what does this really look like? Are you a small business owner, creative entrepreneur, or someone thinking about venturing out on your own soon? Then this week’s episode of …

Curious & Curiouser, Episode 13: Mental Health Therapy and Acupuncture as Tools for Transformation

Today on the podcast, we explore the intersection of Tracey’s work and my own, talk all about the benefits of combining mental health therapy with acupuncture and other forms of bodywork, and explain how doing so can facilitate transformation and often accelerate healing. Both Tracey and I have seen our clients and patients progress more quickly when they are willing to make themselves vulnerable …

Curious & Curiouser Podcast, Episode 12: The Stories We Tell Ourselves

I am super excited about this week’s episode of the podcast, y’all. We’re talking about something that is near and dear to my heart — namely, the stories we tell about ourselves and the world, many of which are just frankly untrue. And most of which are not all that helpful to our growth and evolution as people. Tracey and …