Can Good Things Come With Mixed Emotions?

Have you ever had the experience of getting exactly what you want only to be met with internal resistance, fear, overwhelm, and doubt?  As I mentioned last week, my book baby was supposed to launch on the 16th of August… but it happened pre-maturely. Within 24 hours The Compassion Code hit the international best-seller in its category on Amazon in the US, Canada, and Germany.  ...

Why Birth is a Grieving Experience

I am so excited to announce that Aaron, Ayla and I will be welcoming a new little one into our family later this fall! While we are so excited and grateful, there is always the part of me that is scared, a little overwhelmed, and a bit nervous about how our lives will change. And that my friends, is the definition of grief. “The conflicting ...

How Can You Help Change The World?

​​I don’t know if you feel this, but sometimes the world can feel like a dark and hopeless place. We are bombarded daily with horrifying headlines about terrorism and violence, refugees who have lost everything, children who are starving, and a deep division in our own country. Sometimes I wonder what role I am here to play. How can I help? What can I do? ...

How Deep Loss Can Bring Us Together

Upon our return from a wonderful summer adventure, we were thrown into the thrusts of a critical family situation, as Aaron’s grandpa Bob was dying. We spent our first two days back in and out of the hospital. While it was really challenging to witness someone you love dying, we felt so fortunate to have the opportunity to support and be supported by Aaron’s amazing ...