Has Your Voice Been Dismissed?

Q: When has your voice been dismissed?   A: Let me count the ways! Right?   Q: And, do you do that to yourself because it’s been done to you?   A: It’s inevitable, especially when this happens in childhood.   For women, one of the primary forms of resisting our own...

The Power of Naming

Expressing your truth aloud to someone begins to hold you accountable for that truth. It’s the beginning of a new pathway, one that leads to your soul’s Voice. This is the gemstone of what mentorship offers. You must feel deeply seen and heard in order to do this. And...

The Soul Needs to be Witnessed

Growth requires us to leave something behind. As I love to point out, the caterpillar literally melts inside the chrysalis. It must completely let go of its form in order to become the new one, the butterfly. For humans, it’s not so simple. We have to initiate...

Finding Your Voice in a Celebrity Culture

So this has been a pet peeve of mine for a very long time: How a celebrity culture actually silences the voices of the many. We are trained to look outside ourselves, listen to the latest podcast, the latest celebrity author or teacher.  I’m am not saying others...

Do you stay silent so that others can stay comfortable?

Women have been intentionally silenced for a very long time. The impact of this is deep and wide. We have adapted by second-guessing our deepest wisdom.  Now more than ever before we need women’s voices to soar. We have adapted over this long time period in many...