The time my laptop died… another abundance story

Posted on 28 November 2023

One year, right after teaching an evening zoom class, my computer completely died. Unable to revive it, I felt some panic. The next day I was flying to San Francisco for a weekend training, and while I was there I would need my computer for several more online classes I was scheduled to teach in the mornings.

A dead laptop was deeply inconvenient.

My mind immediately went to the money. The training class, the airfare and the hotel was already a bit of a stretch, but a new laptop on top of that? I clenched at the expense.

Then I caught what I was doing, took a deep breath, and made a choice.

Scarcity or abundance?

I knew I could focus on how bad this was and feel anxious, and that would be valid. But I also knew that if I chose to I could relax, trust and even appreciate how this was all unfolding — and that would serve me better.

After all…

The computer died after I finished the class, edited the recording and emailed it out.

I had enough time in the morning to stop by the Apple Store on the way to the airport.

And upgrading my laptop was something I’d been wanting to do anyway.

I purposefully went to bed thinking these thoughts and trusting that somehow it would all work out.

Instead of anxiety, I felt peace and slept well.

When I woke up in the morning the first thing I saw on my phone was a notification that I’d received money in my bank account. The amount —surprise, surprise— was $1000 more than I had been anticipating. What?

A few months before my friend had hired me to teach a manifesting class to her clients. She’d already paid me the first half of our agreed upon price, and I knew she’d be sending the second half soon, but this extra money? What was this for?

I texted her to ask and she immediately replied: “I thought about the amount I should sent you and this was it. No other number felt right.” 


Life provided money for a new laptop with total ease while I was sleeping.

That morning I practically danced my way into the Apple Store, bought my new MacBook Air, and made it to the airport in plenty of time for my flight, feeling blessed and grateful.

This is how it works:

When I am relaxed and trusting, open and expanded, the circumstances of my Life unfold very differently than they do when I am tight and fearful.

I have lots of stories like this laptop story.

I also have stories of times when I was triggered into tightness and contraction, and things just kept getting worse and worse from there.

I’m sure you do too!

Noticing what you are being and what that generates is worth tracking.

Mastering your inner state of being is a lifelong practice, and I’m here for it.

If you’d like reset your energy, and shift from scarcity to a deep trust in all your needs being met, join me for this year’s Abundance class. It’s a 14 day journey that begins Thursday, November 30.

Or book sessions anytime.

P.S. This Abundance class is an annual offering, and it works me every time. I love this class! Each day for 14 days I’ll offer you principles and practices of abundance, then you’ll go out in the street of your life and work them. Things will happen!

Abundance includes money, but also encompasses everything else that you’re wanting in life. The more you become an energetic match to abundance, the more you’ll receive. Come reset yourself.

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Are you vibing abundance or scarcity?

Posted on 18 November 2023

We’re entering a season of holidays and year-end wrap up and things may be getting busy for you! The days are darker, the temperatures are cooler, and I wonder how you’re feeling in mind and spirit.

Several of my clients last week were commenting to me about how challenging this year has been, and how hard some things have felt. Has that been your experience too?

If you’re feeling tired, worn down and maybe depleted, I get that. It’s rather normal for this season, which is why every year around this time I offer my favorite class on my favorite subject — abundance.

Life is often hard and full of challenges. It’s easy to feel lack and scarcity, cynicism and limitation. I can’t argue with that.

But Life is also full of possibilities, gifts and blessings. Those aspects of Life are always there too.

This is an Abundant Universe. There is more than enough for you and everyone else too.

When I presume that, turn up my level of appreciation, and soften into more receptivity, I experience abundance is all kinds of ways. My needs are met I have more than enough. Life is good to me.

This time of year, especially, I feel a strong pull to sink in and live from that principle with intention and joy.

Care to join me?

From Scarcity to Abundance, a reset class begins Thursday November 30.

It’s a 14 day journey with daily classes available to you each morning. Every day I’ll offer you teachings, principles and practices to take into the streets of your life.

Then together we meet in 3 dynamic, interactive zoom calls to share as well as reset our mind, heart and vibe. All recordings are yours to keep and listen to as many times as you feel called.

Read more and register here.

Something big and powerful happens when you turn your focus towards what’s good in your life and open to receive more of it.

Money flows activate.

Things that were stuck begin to move.

Offers and invitations show up.

Timing feels easy and kindness paves the way.

Life matches the energy, tone and posture you meet it with.

You set the vibe.

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Stop staring at your problems… find your joy instead.

Posted on 14 November 2023

If you’ve been staring at your ‘problems’ give them a break. Turn just slightly. Broaden your gaze.

Is there beauty around you? What else can you give your attention to?

Shift your focus and something new can now unfold.

I have so many client stories I could tell you about how this works!

What I know is this: nothing is so stuck that it can’t and won’t become something different.  Have an intention towards change and resolution, and it will show up.

You don’t have to make it happen or overly meddle with the situations of your life to force the change.

Your biggest job, actually, is to shift your own state of being — unstick yourself!

The energy from which you approach even thinking about your problems matters.

Loosen up and you’ll see more.

Relax and you just might have a spontaneous idea for an inspired solution.

Give them some space and your biggest challenges may very well resolve on their own.

Take a hike.

Dive into a hobby.

Hang out with friends.

Put away your self-help books and read a novel instead.

Find your joy.

I know you might be afraid of procrastinating. You think it’s all on you and you’re already late in finding a solution.

But truly, there are many times you make your problems worse by being too engaged in them.

You know those times.

When you find yourself there, come talk to me. A series of coaching sessions focused on your joy and inspiration can unlock a lot of gridlock in your world.

So much more is possible from there.

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Let everything you go through make you a better person.

Posted on 7 November 2023

Learn lessons from the hard stuff.
Embody your values even when you’re challenged.
Build character and resilience through all experiences.

Reach for joy – it’s not superfluous.
Be brave enough to be vulnerable and authentic.
Prioritize connections.

Be careful of the thoughts you let yourself think— they’ll shape your view and become your filter.

Question your presumptions.

Notice what your actions create.
Notice what keeps showing up and what doesn’t.
Own it all.

You’re the common denominator in all of your experiences.
If you want change, be willing to change.

Do your inner work.

Don’t settle for the mediocre.
Don’t sink into low self-esteem.
Don’t take part in conversation of cynicism or apathy. That vibe is contagious.

Be selective.

Surround yourself with people who inspire you.
Talk about what really matters.
Perk up when you hear big ideas and hopeful visions.

Rest when you need to, but don’t sleep-walk through your life.
Years can pass you by with little to remember if you’re not careful.

Stay awake.

Follow the golden breadcrumbs Life gives you.

Look for the light. Trust your inner knowing.

The world is better when you are happy and growing.
Your experience of the world is better when you are awake and open hearted.

Aim to be happy. Seek to be fulfilled.

It’s all out there — the good and bad, the ugly and beautiful, the low vibe and high vibe paths forward. Choose your own adventure, but make it a good one.

Your life can and should feel great. Create it to suit you.

P.S. Book sessions to grow and change. Your career, your relationships, your sense of balance and your big dreams are all fair game in coaching sessions. Talk it all out with me, and walk away with more clarity. Step by step, session by session, you’ll find your best path forward,

I offer a free consultation to explore working together. We take an hour to discuss where you are, and where you want to be. I’ll tell you how I work with clients, how I can specifically support you, and you decide from there if now is the time. It’s risk-free. Book your time HERE.

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What kind of life do you want to have?

Posted on 20 October 2023

I have a strong belief in humanity; that translates into a strong belief in you.

I believe that you can be deeply fulfilled in your work.

I believe you can create relationships in which you feel deeply loved.

I believe you can set up your life in way that feels satisfying to the many parts of you.

I believe you can be truly happy with yourself and your life — and you should be!

I want that for you!

When clients work with me, it’s not because they’re messed up or their life is bad. Clients hire me because they want a life that’s better than average.

They’re brave enough to want to be happy and fulfilled in a way that is beyond where they are, and then, through coaching, they invest in that level of future experience by tending to themselves — their mindset, their emotional triggers, their blindspots, and places of low self-esteem.

They come to coaching sessions and grow new ways of seeing themselves and the circumstances they find themselves in, and thus navigate the choices in front of them with a higher level of awareness and purpose.

I love this work because it works!

My clients create really good lives.

As a coach, my job is to listen deeply to what you want, hold that vision for and with you, and help you get there.

What do you intend for yourself?

What do you want to experience in your life?

What do you want to create?

What do you want it to look like and feel like?

I know that if you focus your attention in that direction, you can have that.

Perhaps it’s time for you to dream a little bigger. Shake off any feelings of mediocrity and cobwebs in your thinking. Give yourself a little more clarity about your desires and certainty that it’s possible.

If so, I’ve got you! Sign up for Clarity & Certainty, a 3 part series that meets next week. Or become a client!

I’m here for the work that changes your life and betters the world.

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When you get clear, things move…

Posted on 16 October 2023

When you pause to get clear and intentional about what you want and why you want it, your energy shifts and aligns in such a way that you begin to attract what you want with ease.

As simple as that is, it’s sometimes tricky to focus in positive directions on your own.

For that reason, I love teaching the basic principles of manifestation and holding space for you to energize your desires instead of your complaints.

That’s what October’s mini-manifesting course: Clarity and Certainty is all about!

In this 3 part series I’ll guide you each step of the way with tools you can use in all areas of your life.

Class 1: WHAT do you want?
Let me guide you towards a grounded focus and awareness on the desires of your heart right now. What are you longing for? That’s where we’ll start visioning. You clarity is always deep within.

Class 2: WHY do you want it?
Next we’ll feel below the surface of our desires to the purpose for our desires. Why do you want what you want? As you find your why, your inner commitment activates, your priorities begin shifting, and your next action steps start to reveal.

Class 3: Stand in Certainty. Believe it!
Finally, we’ll do some work on mindset! What thoughts must you think to manifest your next desires? And what thoughts must you stop thinking? Set yourself up with strong beliefs, an open mind, and a certainty in the possibilities that lie ahead.

From there, something new and exciting will naturally begin to take shape in your life.

We begin on Monday, October 23.

All sessions are recorded, and come with worksheets and guided exercises.

Read more and register here.

P.S. If you’ve been more focused on what you don’t want or what you’re tired or frustrated of in your life, it’s a good time to shift your focus to a positive state of expectation about what you DO want.

That’s what this month’s class is for! Because everything can always get better. Register to join the class and/or book sessions.

I’m here for the conscious work that helps you create a deeply fulfilling life.

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When you’ve outgrown what you created…

Posted on 13 October 2023

Signs that you’ve outgrown where you’re at and need a new vision:

√ You feel a low level discontent even though nothing is wrong.

√ You haven’t grown or stretched in a good while.

√ It’s hard to remember when you last felt passion or excitement.

√ What used to be challenging is now boring and mundane because you’ve mastered it.

It’s not a bad thing to have outgrown where you’re at. The natural trajectory of our lives is always towards growth and expansion.

Sometimes you’re in a season of forging new paths or building foundations for creations to come. Sometimes you’ve arrived where you want to be and over the next years you stretch to occupy all the goodness of that space.

But, inevitably, once you’ve gotten really good at being where you are, Life will invite you to expand beyond what you’ve known.

At this point, you can resist, and feel stuck and unhappy, Or you can get excited about what is possible next.

All of your experiences of success as well as your feelings of discontent give you information for your next desires. The opposite of what you don’t want is what you do want. Pivot and look there.

So much more is ahead of you…

Don’t settle in places too small for you.

Be brave enough to have a vision of more.

That’s often the point of the journey in which people begin working with me. In sessions we look at what has been mastered and accomplished and now feels stale, and then we feel into the growth edges. From there a vision of new possibilities emerges.

What you’ve already created may be foundational to your next reality, but it isn’t the guide. Your heart is.

I’d love to be on your support team as you grow. Book a consultation to talk about how we might work together or pop yourself into my client calendar and we’ll dive right in..

Also if you know you’ve outgrown where you’re at and need some clarity about what you want next, this month’s 3 day manifesting class is designed for you! Come join.

I’m here for you.

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Choose the good thoughts

Posted on 22 September 2023

The more you cultivate healthy thoughts and beliefs, the more easily you create a healthy and fulfilling life.

And how do you have a healthy mind?

You slow down and reflect.

You pay attention to what lifts you up and what sends you into a negative spiral.

You give yourself nurturing conversations and high quality ideas.

There are plenty of thoughts out there to think. As your life coach, I want to remind you to choose the good ones —

Good thoughts about yourself.

Good thoughts about your partner, your job, your children, your life…

Good thoughts about the world.

Often my clients will pause in sessions to take notes on the simply truths we find together that open their minds and steady their emotions. They write them down so that later, when under pressure or tossing and turning in bed, they remember where to train their mind to go.

High quality thoughts are often pretty simple, like:

Everyone here, including me, is doing the best they can.

Even though this feels painful, it’s not personal.

There is a solution and a way through this.

After I take the next step, I’ll know more.

Everything you’re experiencing can be perceived from multiple valid points of view. You mind will get cluttered, especially in times of stress.

It can be entirely reasonable to think negative thoughts about your life. It can be completely logical to be cynical. But it doesn’t serve you.

Don’t get comfortable in thought patterns that send you low. They’re not the only ones to think.

When you clean up your thoughts that’s when inspiration can arrive.

Choose thoughts that open your heart and lift you up.

Choose thoughts that give you a higher perspective and context for whatever is in front of you.

Choose thoughts that are conducive to creative solutions.

Need help with that? I’m here for it.

Book sessions to clean up your thinking and find your alignment. Work with me seasonally or commit to regular weekly sessions. If we’ve never worked together before, schedule a free consultation first.

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Take an intention break

Posted on 8 September 2023

Pick a specific area of your life and ask some questions with me (it could be a situation at work, a relationship that’s important to you, a plan, project or investment).

Zoom out to look at this area of your life, then ask:

What is unfolding here?

Does it work for me?

Does it feel good and right?

If so, revel in it. Open your heart to feel satisfaction in what’s here.

A pause to appreciate and savor creates a lot of momentum.

If not, stay curious. Slow down and look again.

Become a little more intentional.

What would I really like to experience here?

What do I want this area of your life to feel like?

What could I imagine creating for myself here that’s better? 

What would that also create for others?

Good. Now, let yourself feel it as if it were so — as if this was your reality instead. Let those feelings work their way through your body. There’s information there.

If you can imagine, even generally, with feeling and an upelveled intention, something different and better, you’ve begun creating it.

Now you’re pointed in that direction, ready for new inspiration — which will come, because you’ve begun calling for it.

This is how intention works.

Being intentional is a practice. Sometimes it’s hard to focus this way, but I’m here for it if you could use help. Book sessions as needed.

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What it is to do the inner work…

Posted on 30 August 2023

Life is messy and you are in process.. You have ups and downs, good feeling moments and terrible feeling moments; and sometimes it looks and feels so chaotic you have a hard time steadying yourself.

Patience, Friend. There’s nothing wrong with that.

It’s part of the journey.

Don’t expect to always feel good. Instead, build a resilient inner experience of peace and well-being by shoring up beliefs in your enoughness.

This is what it is to do the inner work.

Feel your feelings.

Sort through your thoughts.

Find the healthiest ones and lean into those.

Then sink even deeper into the calm of your healthy beliefs and let inner clarity and vision arise.

When I’m with clients, this is the core of our work together.

Over and over I witness my clients turning inward, and finding access to the resources, impulses and inspiration they need to meet what is here.

Try it.

Take a breath. Steady yourself.

Remind yourself of what is true about you.

I don’t have to be perfect.

I am a messy human being, but I’m also whole and complete, and enough as I am.

I like other people’s approval, but mostly I need my own approval here.

I am okay.

I am a work in progress.

All of this is a learning journey.

Keep breathing.

What else might you remind yourself? And what else do you know?

When you could use support on the journey, book sessions. I’m here for it.

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