Please stop judging yourself like this

Yesterday I was on a call with a client who just broke things off with a guy she was dating for a couple of months. She said “I was only dating him for a couple of months, I ‘shouldn’t’ be this sad. I don’t ‘get to be’ this sad”. Mmm, immediately my coaching ears perked up. Similarly, this week I was telling my therapist about a few things I was feeling and experiencing and she said something along the lines of, “it seems like what’s making this harder for you is your judgement of how you…

When You Want Something To Work Out, And It Doesn’t

As you may have seen on Instagram last week, Ryan and I put an offer down on a house we loved and were under contract. In the last 24 hours before putting down our deposit, the whole deal collapsed – we couldn’t come to certain agreements with the Seller that would have made us comfortable. I was shocked by how devastated I felt. I never in a million years would have thought I’d ever feel that emotional about a freakin’ house, but there it was. In the course of the two weeks we were doing diligence on the house and…

Keep Your Commitments To Yourself

Hi friends! There’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately that I want to share. It’s about keeping your commitments to yourself, and what that does for your self-trust, your growth, and your confidence. But, it’s not just about any commitments. It’s about choosing aligned commitments and then following through on those. Here’s what I mean: This past week, I was in Maine at a friends house with a group of our friends (don’t worry, we were all COVID tested prior!). I knew going into the week that it was…

How To Stop Feeling “Behind” In Life

In the past year or so, I’ve experienced the feeling of being “behind” in life. Ryan and I got married a few years later than most of my close friends, and by now, they’ve all had one or two kids. As we think about starting a family, I noticed that I felt so much anxiety – both in mind and in my body – about being “behind”.  We need to catch up. We’re getting old. Life is getting away from me. We need to have kids, like, now or else I’ll keep getting farther and farther…