The Heroine’s Journey: From Old Story to New. How to Shed Limiting Beliefs that Keep You Playing Small

I just recently met with Heather, a client of mine whose dream is to write a novel. This goal is all she thinks about. We dug into the high cost to her of not pursuing this dream in terms of her family, her finances, her sense of self and even her health. She’s got a…

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When is time is on your side?

You’re a sensitive soul and you feel things very deeply. You may be a healer, coach, artist, writer, midwife, gardener, or therapist. You know you want to develop your craft and use your unique gifts more fully to benefit yourself, others, the world. You might be a lot like Sarah. Sarah wanted to grow her…

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What’s in a name? A true story about finding hidden gifts in a business crisis

For the past two years my coaching practice focused on  helping highly sensitive women. Specifically, the entrepreneurial kind (or those with purposeful projects) who wanted to overcome blocks that kept them from bringing their important work to the world. It’s been a wonderful journey of discovery, research, learning and connecting with an amazing group of…

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How to Believe Again in Miracles, Magic, and Your Own Superpowers

Do you have a fertile imagination? Do you believe in miracles? I know I do and as a kid it was especially so (as is the case with most of us). No, not miracles like walking on water or raising people from the dead. Don’t get me wrong, I do believe in big miracles but…

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Who’s Ophelia and what do you have in common with her?

Ever read or see the story of Ophelia? Well, er… actually, it’s the story of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Ophelia is only a character in the play. As a young girl she’s carefree and happy. But when she falls in love with Hamlet (as an adolescent (“adolescence” didn’t exist at that time, but she would have been…

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Four Simple Steps to Overcome the Fear of Being Seen: My True Story

Over the past months I’ve helped some very special highly sensitive women entrepreneurs work through their issues around visibility and bring their work to the world with more confidence and clarity. Their success inspired me to share a little bit about my own journey with visibility. When I was little I was painfully shy. When…

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The Surprising Reason You May feel like an Ugly Duckling (And how to Uncover your Inner Swan)

Tara sat in the bathroom stall, head in her hands, shoulders sagging. Her “friends” had turned away from her that afternoon, laughing at her red hair and bell-bottom hand-me downs. (Or was it her shirt? She wasn’t quite sure). A scoff, rolling of the eyes, and repressed giggles was all she got. A cutting remark,…

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Feel like Marketing is a Four-Letter word? Here’s How We Fix that.

When I was a kid, there were times when we watched TV and my mom would come sit on the coffee table and watch a few commercials with us. She’d shake her head and say: “lies, all lies!” She was right, the emaciated blonde covergirl or the slick car advert had nothing to do with…

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From Inspiration to Extraordinary Leadership: What We Can Learn From Hollywood

This is part of a series of blog-posts covering Essential Skills for Highly Sensitive Women Entrepreneurs. Today we talk about maintaining the feelings of inspiration so you can accomplish extraordinary things. Lights, Camera, Action! The lights dim and you settle into your seat, perhaps start to munch on your popcorn…. you get ready to be…

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Is Fear of Being Visible Keeping you From Fully Flourishing in Your Business?

Meet Kerry Bray. She’s a highly sensitive, creative woman with a rich inner life and a burning passion to share her gifts with the world. When you speak to her she exudes enthusiasm and a wholehearted commitment to life. During one of our conversations, Kerry expressed her potent desire to follow what she considered to…

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