6 Steps to Take When You Make a Mistake

When was the last time you made a really bad mistake? A week ago? Yesterday? Two minutes ago? We are all human and we all make mistakes. If you have a hard time owning when you make a mistake, it is likely that you were overly criticized, over-powered or expected to be perfect to feel … Continue reading 6 Steps to Take When You Make a Mistake

10 Sustainable, Life-Changing Intentions for 2018

https://youtu.be/Hnb0ZtftIs4 New Year’s has always been one of my favorite holidays. I love the idea of a fresh start and a reset button. So many of us start the year off with resolutions that inevitably peter out come February.  Sometimes setting simple, one-word intentions can be a more sustainable way to check-in with our selves … Continue reading 10 Sustainable, Life-Changing Intentions for 2018

Beyond a Gratitude Practice: Some paths need more than a positive attitude

Thanksgiving, a time for yoga teachers, therapists and the Oprah’s of the world to do their yearly classes, blogs and specials on the importance of a gratitude practice.  Gratitude is a powerful force in our lives that can help shift our focus away from the negative AND it can be complicated and nuanced, especially if … Continue reading Beyond a Gratitude Practice: Some paths need more than a positive attitude

“Am I a Terrible Person?” What happens when Grieving a Toxic Relationship.

Maybe you grew up with a parent that wasn’t always there for you or was maybe abusive or neglectful in some way. Maybe you have loved someone that struggles with addiction and as a result has lied to you or stolen from you or just plain hurt you.  Maybe you have had a partner cheat … Continue reading “Am I a Terrible Person?” What happens when Grieving a Toxic Relationship.

How to Not Lose Your Sh*t With Your Kids (Part 2)

https://youtu.be/IGKL0KtNONk It is inevitable- we all blow our tops, flip our lids, go off and down right lose our sh*t with our kids from time to time. If you’re like me an inevitable shit storm of shame usually follows and I am left with the words “BAD MOM!” rolling around in my head. Here’s a … Continue reading How to Not Lose Your Sh*t With Your Kids (Part 2)

Tattoo Therapy? Oh Yeah- It’s a Thing

Tattoo Therapy? Oh Yeah- It’s a Thing. I guess you can’t have a blog called “Cultivate Your Inner Badass” without having at least one post on the healing power of tattoos.  I was in yoga the other day and noticed that nearly everyone in the class had some kind of body art.  As I pressed … Continue reading Tattoo Therapy? Oh Yeah- It’s a Thing