Rise of the Love Coach

Rise of the Love Coach

I had a big win this weekend—my longest distance run since breaking my foot on April 2nd. Prior to that injury, a 10K would have been considered a medium distance run for me, but having to halt all training for 10 weeks set me back big time both physically and...
Living Life at Slack Tide

Living Life at Slack Tide

The first sign that my emotions weren’t regulating well today was when I started to cry while listening to a Jimmy Buffett song. Seriously, who does that? It wasn’t one of the “songs you know by heart,” which can’t help but put someone in a good mood. Take for example...
Much More than The Entertainer

Much More than The Entertainer

I was invited to speak at a conference in New York this week about lessons I’ve learned while talking with all the wonderful authors I’ve had the honor to interview on Uncorking a Story. One of my clients is also attending this event and let it slip yesterday that...
Tell Someone that they Matter

Tell Someone that they Matter

I know that many of us have a tendency to, every now and then, engage in a little negative self-talk. For me that takes two forms, the first being imposter syndrome. Even though I’ve written eight novels, run my own business, and have the opportunity to chat with very...
Farewell, Roo Roo

Farewell, Roo Roo

I’ve known this day was coming for a very long time—it’s quite rare that golden retrievers live to almost sixteen years of age, though our Reilly has. We adopted her from a rescue service after she had just turned two and she was in every first day of school picture...
The Agony of Da Feet

The Agony of Da Feet

Ever since I was in high school, I’ve loved running. When my grandmother was dying during my senior year, I used to go on long runs to deal with the grief I was experiencing. I wouldn’t listen to music, I’d just concentrate on my breathing and lose myself in the run....