Upcoming events: Going on NOW: 2015 Empowered Pregnancy Summit May 17th and 18th – Charlotte NC: The Birth Professional Mindset tools and techniques to help you help your clients 2 days of working together in-person to help you become a better supporter of the women you serve! October and November 2015 – Sydney and Geelong Australia workshops – final details soon! Quick reminder … Read More
Bye-Bye Stuff To Die!
Spring is such a beautiful time, and it is spring in the northern hemisphere. Every time spring comes around again I will admit I am super excited to see what is going to pop up in my garden, and what died over the winter. Part of what is rewarding for me is seeing what remained healthy and weathered the freeze, and what … Read More
What does failure look like?
Last month I went on several adventures – one was to a family reunion where I was able to do some reading, just hang out with family, and reconnect with several people I have not seen in years. I enjoy my family – I came by my adventuresome spirit honestly and they are a great group of people.Since I was … Read More
Pain from trauma or loss
I read a very touching account of two births this week. A brave mom named Meg gave me permission to share her story. She blogged about the very different experiences she had during the birth of her daughter and the birth of her son. She shared the story in such a way that it was so easy to see how … Read More
Are you worthy?
Upcoming events: Tuesday July 8th: Coming To Peace With A Less Than Peaceful Birth callfor anyone who felt betrayed by their body or support team – no previous workshop attendance necessary.Also July 8th: Active Mindset Creator call for previous workshop attendees Dear friend , While reading a story about a person whose life experiences included abuse at the hands of a famous person I … Read More
A quick news tidbit… News: I love helping people with Active Mindset Creation (ok, so that part is not news!) AND I have a passion for pregnant and birthing mommas.Why this is important: I have been giving a session on Healing Birth Traumas at midwifery conferences for years. I love that session, and have integrated it into my Midwife Mindset workshops.I have seen time and … Read More
Coming to Peace with a Less-Than-Peaceful Birth
Upcoming events: Tuesday June 10th: Coming To Peace With A Less Than Peaceful Birth call Also June 10th: Active Mindset Creator call for previous workshop attendees My daughter and I just returned home from an amazing week in Atlanta with my business mentor, Christine Kane, at Uplevel Your Business Live. The women (and a few men) at that event were amazing people who are … Read More
Knock a baby down?
How do you know if a challenge you are facing would be affected with a change in mindset?The simple way to know is to ask yourself:Does ANYONE else see it differently? Anyone means a friend, a family member, or even someone with whom you disagree on most things. Has anyone else ever done what you are trying to do? How differently … Read More
Spring, no… winter, no… spring!
The whiplash of seasons many in the US are experiencing is so similar to what life can be like when you are a victim of your emotions. Up, down, cold, hot, dry, wet… all in one week or in some cases one day! This picture was taken at a tiny country church nearby where we attended a concert with family and friends. … Read More
Showers and sunshine
April brings such a variety of weather to those of us in the northern hemisphere – a strong thunderstorm followed by abundant sunshine brings such a fresh feeling to the world. The release of pent-up energy and lots of clean water does great things for your body, too! This past weekend I was leading a workshop in the San Diego California … Read More