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Inspiration + Wellness

Pay Attention to Your Inner Monologue

With the exception of masters of meditation and yoga, all of us are in constant conversation with ourselves. For much of the day, and especially when we are not fully absorbed in some activity, we are engaged in an internal monologue in which we plan, analyze, reminisce, worry, debate, mull,...

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4 WAYS TO BUILD STRENGTH AND COURAGE FOR LIFE

The strength you need and want is already within you. The courage that is your life is there for you to cultivate and nurture. Believe in the power that you have what it takes to craft your amazing and powerful life....

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7 POWER TIPS TO CREATE MOMENTUM FOR YOUR DREAMS

As an Empowerment Coach for women, I have had the privilege of witnessing so many women transform over time as they find and gather the strength, power, and confidence they need as they create the life of their dream. Here are 7 power tips that will help shift you forward...

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The Accountability Partner

An accountability partner keeps you on track. An accountability partner shows up and helps you take care of the things you’ve been putting off. An accountability partner might do your dreaded task with you, or do their own separate dreaded task alongside you. No matter who you are, I’m willing to...

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5 Strategies for Women to Develop Their Leadership Presence

For many women, the concept of leadership presence is hard to define; you know it when you see it in others, but you may be unsure how to develop it yourself. Leadership presence is a “head and heart” experience that combines authenticity, confidence, integrity, poise and intention. To lead with...

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Self-Love vs. Weight Loss

Do you know what Self Love is? It's about truly loving yourself so much, that you would not allow the little things to hamper your health, happiness, and vibrancy for life. Throughout my career I have helped A LOT of people make changes in how they feel and how they...

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How do you BUILD your confidence?

Recently, I was challenged to list three physical attributes about myself that I like.  Have you ever done that? When you stop and ponder what do you come up with? Most women when asked this question will list characteristics that are not physical but rather relational. Why is it so...

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What are your red shoes?

In her things, we found a pair of red shoes. Grandma explained that she had always wanted to have a pair of red shoes to wear, so she bought a pair. It was not until a couple weeks later when my sister and I were back to help clean out...

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Danger! Worry is a Corrosive Substance

A good friend of mine, in her more unkind moments, refers to her mother as the anxiety sprinkler: she sprays worry in all directions. Many of us probably do our fair share of sprinkling on those around us. We worry about our children, our significant others, our colleagues, and increasingly,...

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Well-Being, the 3rd Metric

A couple years ago, I recommended Arianna Huffington’s book Thrive. It’s filled with business and life wisdom that she acquired while building her media empire, along with diverse tips from her powerful industry peers. Thrive‘s premise is: along with money and power, many of us are missing a “3rd metric”...

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Sonia Satra Actress turned entrepreneur // A FemCity Featured Interview

Sonia Satra serves as an inspiration for women with her diverse background as a successful actress to now leading women in fitness and well being. Sonia Satra is a certified life coach, fitness instructor, and award-winning motivational speaker who has dedicated her life to helping people reach their full potential through...

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Welcome To The Future of Health and Wellness

How can the same multivitamin you get off the shelf be just as good for you as it is for me? My medical condition is not the same as yours or Sally down the street. For that matter, my environment, lifestyle, medications, allergies and diet are completely different than yours....

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3 Steps to Have a Difficult Conversation

Over the past several months, I've been writing about the figurative and literal destruction that can be caused at scale, as well as its opposite: zooming in. In Braving the Wilderness, Dr. Brené Brown argues that in order to solve major issues in our society, workplaces, and homes, we need...

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Stay Inspired

This poem has always been close to my heart. When the gremlins of fear and failure begin to sneak in, it keeps me grounded and reminds me of why I am here. Tell us, what poem keeps you inspired? ‘Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear...

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Growing an Adult from Scratch

To empower your health, strengthen your immune system, and SuperCharge your brain. How can you expect them to learn and absorb all of that amazing information from school if they are surviving on chicken nuggets and fries. All of us, that includes YOU, need nutrients throughout the day...

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Holly Daniels Christensen, Designer + Innovator // A FemCity Featured Interview

I recently got a chance to catch up and interview the Founder and CEO of Dune Jewelry, Holly Daniels Christensen. Founded in 2010 by this kitchen table entrepreneur, Dune Jewelry is the Original Beach Sand Jewelry Company®.   Dune captures your most cherished travel memories and experiences by creating fine Experiential Jewelry® with sand and natural...

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Permission Granted

I've had several conversations with friends over the last few weeks, and this thought kept coming up. So much so, I felt the need to share.  If you're a busy entrepreneurial person like me you're always in a hurry to do the next thing. It might be picking up kids...

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