A New Operating System for your Mind, Body & Soul If you’ve been following along, I’ve been sharing about my mission in a 3 part series.  If not, you can catch up by reading  ‘Are You Self-Aligned?’ which is Part 1 about the importance of women having a positive relationship with themselves in order to […]

Life Satisfaction, Mindfulness

January 20, 2023

Why Mindfulness?

Why we will always need feminism: My Mission Part 2 My business is dedicated to serving women, so today we’re talking feminism (cue a flurry of eye rolls and unfollows).  It’s OK, that response makes a lot of sense and I’ll explain why below.   As I’ve mentioned before, I believe strongly that if we want […]

Life Satisfaction, Mindfulness, Self-Trust

January 6, 2023

The ‘F’ Word

How Mindfulness helped me burn it all down. Last week I walked off my last day at my 9-5, working as a licensed therapist in a government agency doing public service.  After 15 years working as a LCSW mental health therapist & social worker I am stepping back, and it feels like closing a huge […]

Coping With Pain, Mindfulness, Reaching Goals, Self-Trust

December 23, 2022

I just quit my job.

My Mission: Part 1 Today I’m breaking down my true mission, because even though I talk all this mindfulness stuff – the truth is – it’s actually just a foot in the door.  It’s a sneaky wedge to get me closer to my actual supportive purpose – more women living in their fullness, more women […]

Life Satisfaction, Self-Trust, Uncategorized

November 18, 2022

Are You Self-Aligned?

Sometimes Straight Talk Is What We Need It was July 2021 and I had been up late talking to a close girlfriend about all the woes of the past year – and there were many.  COVID, working as a double disaster responder with covid & local wildfires, my Mom had passed away and my life […]

Coping With Pain

May 20, 2022

‘Stop Feeling Sorry For Yourself And Go To Bed’

How to bring it home. Mindfulness is easy on vacation.  Nothing to do but wander from moment to moment, soaking in and savoring the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of the world around you.   You’ve probably heard the quote, ‘Build a life you don’t need a vacation from.’  To be honest I get the point […]

Life Satisfaction, Mindfulness

March 25, 2022

Mindfulness Is Easy On Vacation

How much time do you think you spend in life working towards some goal?  Whether it’s working towards education, career related goals, relationship goals, personal development or fitness goals, much of our focus especially in modern society seems to be about achievement. I’m not here to bash on achievement, because I think the human spirit […]

Reaching Goals

February 3, 2022

Why You Shouldn’t Strive For Consistency

I’m Going Rogue!  I’m coming out of the coaching closet, moving away from positioning myself primarily as a mental health therapist, and today I’m sharing my reasons why.   I hear you asking, ‘But Katy, Didn’t you go to school for 6 years, spend even more years gaining clinical hours, taking licensure exams, and many many […]

Life Satisfaction, Self-Trust

January 18, 2022

Why I’m Transitioning To Coaching Instead of Therapy

A New Operating System For Your Mind This month we are talking Dialectical Thinking, which I know sounds boring AF.  I’m assuming you’re here though, because you are interested in and committed to expanding your consciousness and optimizing your mental and emotional wellbeing.  If that’s the case, you’re going to love dialectical thinking. Why are […]

Reaching Goals, Relationships

January 14, 2022

Dialectical Thinking – Become An Expert Problem Solver

Do you struggle with feeling guilty for saying no to people?  Deep down you’re maxed, but as hard as you try, the words, ‘Sure, I’ll do it.’ still come out of your mouth.  I’m here to tell you that this habit of people pleasing and sacrificing your own needs, is a major roadblock to not […]

Relationships

October 15, 2021

Saying ‘No’ And Why It’s Critical To Thriving