• Why Self-Care Isn't Selfish

    Have you seen #SelfCareSaturday or #SelfCareSunday floating around online? Me too, and I’m really, really happy about it! Self-care is any intentional action you take to maintain or improve your mental, emotional, or physical health. Self-care may seem like a luxury, but it is an absolutely necessary practice that helps us stay healthy, avoid burnout, and live fulfilling lives! Also, self-care is an example of White Space! To find out more about my self-care, take a look at my post about the Women on a Mission Interview. When I ask my clients what stops them from practicing self-care, they usually cite reasons like not having enough time. Though when we…

  • Women on a Mission Interview

    Recently I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Lexi Koch, a Coach for women on a mission. In it we discuss self-care, mission, pressure, and perfectionism. Check it out here! Resources mentioned: Books that helped me launch into entrepreneurship and address vulnerability, perfectionism, and starting before you feel “ready”: The Four Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss Just Start by Charles Kiefer and Leonard A. Schlesinger The Gifts of Imperfection, and Daring Greatly by Brene Brown Passion Planner the brain-child of Angelia Trinidad The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor  

  • TEDx Temecula – Part III and Video!

    For the last week leading up to the event, we were going to be working one-on-one with a speaking coach to fine-tune our idea and presentation. Having no slides, I began to look for images that I could use in my presentation. I broke up my talk and began associating images with slides. I knew that slides would help illustrate my points to the audience, though I had underestimated how much slides would help me further conceptualize and expand my talk. With the images punctuating sections of the talk, the task of memorizing became less daunting. The week of the talk: I had my last one-on-one meeting with my assigned speaking…