Category Archives: Self Esteem


Delegate Without Apology

We were responding to a question in the group regarding delegating to others and Beth said, “I delegate without apology.” Ladies, did you hear that? She delegates without apology! Seriously, I was a bit blown away in that the rest of us were apologizing for delegating.

A few weeks ago, I was in a women’s networking meeting with my dear friend, Beth McCormack. Beth is a divorce attorney rock star, as well as a wise friend […]



Hate, Politics, and Finding Your Voice (Yep, I’m going there.)

The other day, a friend of mine posted a pretty cruel and divisive political post on Facebook. He isn’t the only one, of course. Sometimes I just unfriend or hide really nasty people or comments, but this man is a close friend.

The other day, a friend of mine posted a pretty cruel and divisive political post on Facebook. He isn’t the only one, of course. Sometimes I just unfriend or hide […]



Finding Comfort in Discomfort

A topic that comes up again and again for me, my clients, and my friends is the feeling of being uncomfortable when we try new things, change something in our lives, or do something scary.

A topic that comes up again and again for me, my clients, and my friends is the feeling of being uncomfortable when we try new things, change something in our […]



Do Women Need To Lower Their Pain Tolerance?

Holding on to even low-lying pain is like carrying an anchor around all day. We can probably do it, but at what cost to our own health and well-being?

Here's what I hear from women, "No, he wasn't very nice to me, but I'm okay. I'm tough." "So no one listens to me at my house? I can handle […]



Working with Women

Last week, I was honored to give a 2-day talk to a group of wonderful women around the topic of Executive Presence for Women.  I gave the talk through the […]



Wellness, Success, Weight Loss, and Beauty

As soon as I stopped focusing on eating for appearance and started focusing on eating for wellness, not only did I feel better but I had more time and energy for work, family, and other pursuits.

Most of my adult life has been spent feeling unhappy about my physical appearance.  I'm too fat here, too small there, nothing looks good on me and blah, blah, blah.  […]



[Video] Confidence is the New Sexy so Stop Second Guessing Yourself

Stop second-guessing every decision you make and start believing in yourself.When you really think about it, what is the worst thing that could happen?

Stop second-guessing every decision you make and start believing in yourself.When you really think about it, what is the worst thing that could happen? If you make a mistake, you […]



Seen and Heard

Why do so many of us feel as if we are not seen and heard? This is what my clients most frequently tell me they want from loved ones. They want to be understood, listened to, loved, and accepted.

What do you think my clients most frequently tell me they want from loved ones?  It's to be seen and heard.  They want to be understood, listened to, loved, and […]



7 Advanced Leadership Secrets for Women – A quick review

Women tell me that they don't feel confident in how they are living their lives. They don't feel like leaders either at home or at work. Here are my 7 secrets how you can become a leader.

Over the past few weeks I've shared seven different secrets to help you become leaders of your own life.  When women call me to work with me they tell me […]



Having a Voice

When women are silenced in any aspect of their lives, they are no longer in charge of their own destiny. I refuse to sit back and let that happen. I strongly encourage you to find your voice and to use it.

When I first started my coaching business many people consulted me to be very careful about my opinions.  "Don't talk about politics, religion, etc. You might alienate some people."  Their […]