8 questions for navigating the unconscious

Our unconscious mind holds a great deal of power over us. It makes decisions on our behalf, it guides our thought patterns and emotional reactions and it creates the filters we see the world through. Jung said it best, until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it…

10 books that could deepen how you love

After more than a decade of  helping hundreds of clients love themselves and their lives you could say that Love is my quest. The most important lesson I have learned is to choose love over fear. Again and again. The rules of love and fear can be found in a tangle of a hundred billion…

100 ways into pleasure

We are wired to seek pleasure. We are wired to avoid pain. Everything we are and everything we do is based on these two principles — the decisions we make, the thoughts we think, the actions we take. Freud, one of my fathers, said we may lay it down that pleasure is a movement, a…

a strategy for changing beliefs & sparking change

In my work with clients, one of the first things we untangle are limiting beliefs. I’m not worth it. I’m not good enough. I’m not loveable. There’s not enough time, money, energy. I’ll never get out of this place. Life is too hard. I’ll never be happy.  I’m too {old, fat, young, uneducated} I need…

a love letter to Life Designers

Dear Life Designer, I know you have a secret dream, a longing, an aching. Something pulls at you, something brighter, bolder, more precious, more real, much more … you. That something is the life you love. I call it your great life. Great lives are not super lives; they are truthful lives. Great lives are not without…

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