12Jun

Circling Your Soul's Mission

In January 2001, I started a Women’s Group with some of my nearest and dearest women friends.I had moved out of Chicago and left behind a huge support group of friends and colleagues.I had a new baby girl (who would not take the bottle by the...Read More

5Jun

Wonder Woman, Soul's Mission and You!

If you have not seen the new Wonder Woman yet, I highly recommend you run not walk to the movie theater.During the movie, I realized that Wonder Woman was following her Soul’s Mission.That’s my kind of gal!  How did I know Wonder...Read More

30May

I Woke Up Afraid

Afraid that I will never get out of debt.Afraid that my kids won’t find a career they love.Afraid my coaching business will never take off.Afraid that I will slip back into my unhealthy eating habits. Anything else, Laurie?Nope that about...Read More

18May

Crap! Your Barn Door is Open.. Again!

And you know it.  You know you opened the barn door AND left it open…again. Something you said you would not do. Yet, there it is. Wide open.  Wait! I’m no farmer. You are probably not a farmer and neither am...Read More

9May

What! No Pizza for Dinner?

It was Friday.It was 3:00 pmIt hit me.This was the end of my first week of my Month of May Clean Eating Challenge.  (Check out more on this here: {link})I am choosing not to eat dairy, wheat, sugar and to not drink coffee.Except it is Friday.I...Read More

27Apr

It's a Funeral and a Party!

Yes. I will be having a funeral on April 30th.This is no ordinary funeral, because I am, in fact, alive and kicking. But, for the month of May, I will be laying to rest my unhealthy eating habits. This was inspired by Dr. Kelly Brogan and her...Read More

13Apr

Crystal Balls and Magic Wands

I have always loved magical things. I love the idea of someone being able to walk through their wardrobe into a magical land-can I get a Narnia anyone? How about having an old coin that grants half-wishes? Time travel is my jam! Genies in a bottle...Read More

23Mar

RUMI, BOOBS and YOUR PASSIONS

I remember one of the weirdest experiences of being a new mother was when son cried and almost instantly my breasts filled with milk. Very strange sensation for sure. I'm sure that the doctors told me about this, or I read about it in all my...Read More

15Mar

TO BE or TO DO?

TO BE or TO DO? To be or To do, that really is the question. I am crazy busy with: Maintaining my recruiting business. Building a new business which includes: Individual coaching Delivering Find Your TOP 5 Passions and Discover Your Ideal...Read More

22Feb

STOP Shoulding on Yourself

Stop shoulding all over yourself. This is a familiar phrase often said by my good friend and fellow coach Vickie Austin Check out Vickie! {Link} Because it's great advice! Until I find myself saying, "I should stop shoulding on myself!" OR: I...Read More

16Feb

Get Ready, 'Cuz Here I Come

Get ready. Big things are happening here. This will sound a bit like a commercial, because it kind of is, I hope you are ok with that. You will be seeing more emails and posts on my Facebook pages Get ready for a really fun contest! Get ready for my...Read More

8Feb

Move the Needle

59 cents. That was on the green button I wore as I marched with my mom in support of the equal rights amendment in 1978. That is what women were making versus the $1 men were making doing similar work. Check out the path of the ERA: ...Read More

30Jan

My New Year's Resolution: Sit on My Suitcase

One of the most impactful books I have ever read was called The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom. Corrie ten Boom led a quiet life. She repaired watches at her father’s watch store that was below the family home in Holland.  During World...Read More

15Dec

The Number One Question That Brought Me Peace

It is December. The month that my heart just about explodes with love for friends and family and memories past and present: Putting up the Dickens Village with my daughter and trimming the tree. Finding that perfect gift for that person who has...Read More

28Nov

The Blow That Split Me in Two

When I was in the process of getting clean and sober I saw lots of therapists, watched many episodes of Oprah, read plenty of self-help books, attended retreats and went to a lot of AA/NA meetings to gain insight into what I was grappling with...Read More