As I get ready for this year’s Holiday Council (we start tomorrow!) I’ve been a spending a good chunk of time reviewing my work from last year’s Council.
Did I really embody my theme of “Nourish”? A few things became clear as I reflected back… I rocked spending play-filled weekends with my family, changing the majority of our food consumption to real food, and I blew my income goal away. Hurrah! That said, I didn’t even come close to establishing a daily yoga practiceRead More
As I was gazing at the almost full moon tonight, I realized I needed a counterpoint to the New Moon of reflection.
I need a Full Moon Ritual. Something that is not soft nor lovely nor calming.
I need a practice that will connect me with my wild child, my wolf mama, the sexy goddess that resides in each of us.
If the New Moon is the perfect time to turn inward, the Full Moon is a time to rock and roll, to push boundaries, to dive headfirst into the embers, the surf, the divine.Read More
As I wrap up my own personal planning for 2013 (using the calls and worksheets from The Holiday Council of course!) I feel a mix of excitement and exhaustion.
Excitement because I’m in a new home complete with an orange tree, a deep bathtub, and my own office/guest room. I’m in a new city that the Big Man and I chose simply because we wanted the lifestyle that it represented to us — one of community, slower paced living, gorgeous weather, access to the hills and the ocean, appreciation of local food/wine/businesses, and family-focused. I have a new piece of my business that needs my dedication as I dive into the work of a live retreat and a years worth of coaching for Elevate Mastermind.Read More
Last night I wrapped up one of my Find Your Passion Work small groups and tonight I’ll finish up with the Wednesday night gals. I love leading these groups for so many reasons – namely the women I get close with over the 6 weeks – but there is one question that always comes up that I dread. How do I choose?Read More
Let me preface this entire post by saying — there is no right or wrong way to be pregnant, to give birth, to parent your child. There is only YOUR way — the careful choices you’ve made with your partner or by yourself for the good of your situation, your family, and your baby. I’m in no way a birthing expert, but I had an AMAZING natural childbirth and I want to share it with you.Read More
She has so many names. We call her all sorts of things: inner self, authentic voice, soul, the true you, or our intuition.I call my inner knowledge my Guide. She is my connection to the essence of me that believes in goodness and joy and peace.Read More
It’s been a week since I started this adventure.
I haven’t felt this excited about my work in a LONG time! I think it’s the combination of reading the Season 5 Blogger applications, all the re-reading I’ve been doing on positive psychology, and my commitment to sharing my personal process with you. Ideas are flowing. To do lists are being conquered. My long-term vision of Stratejoy is starting to peek around the clouds of doubt that had been hovering lately.
And it continues. You know when you put something out into the world with no idea what you’re doing or where it’s going or who will be interested? That’s exactly what this experiment is… As I’ve been thinking about how I want to structure how/what I’m communicating to you, I realized I probably started off in the middle, instead of from the beginning! I didn’t explain any of the background or frameworks or put together a logical plan of where this was going… Oops!Read More
What exactly am I undertaking? It’s a commitment to all those personal best practices that I know make me the most vibrant and centered Molly possible, based on scientific studies of motivation, optimism, and character. It’s a personal experiment, not a preaching tool. It’s an inquiry into my own version of the good life. I’m going to be sharing my ups and downs with you, regardless of how I feel it makes me look.Read More