Yesterday I was flying across the country, back from one of my longest working holiday experiences - it got me thinking about how we claim our own independence.
Where we’re at politically in the world, and particularly as women, we’re at a place for the first time in history where we can actually + truly redefine what freedom + sovereignty means to us.
We’re coming to terms with our global history (HER-story ;) ), + rewriting the script.
My own history is this. I’ve always been a free spirit. Growing up, my parents had us traveling regularly to our lakeside cottage + as a busy family of eight, we enjoyed road trips + the adventure of driving cross country to visit relatives every year.
Then, as a young adult - after a serious + toxic long term relationship - I decided my healing could be found through embracing my independence + freedom. It took me to...
I dare you to show up 100% every single day in your biz for 7 days and watch how things shift.
Seriously, try it!
Many confuse showing up 100% with our own indoctrinated judgement of working our arses off to the point of exhaustion.
To me, having 100% daily commitment means:
✨ Choosing activities that will move you forward in the pursuit of your dreams
✨ Starting day off with meditation, journaling, yoga, running, petting your cat...
I was purging + rummaging through old photos yesterday and found this. My son was just born and my then photographer husband requested an impromptu pose to test a new innovative way to photograph people in the studio: digital!
It was 1995 and it was a brand new invention + technology at the time where film was still being used in the industry. ie. you couldn’t see the photograph you’d just taken.
I remember thinking that it was an amazing invention that was finally in the consumers hands! And the coincidence was I was also reinventing myself as the GIRL who I knew I was at the time vs the WOMAN I knew I had to be in order to be the mom I wanted to be for this beautiful boy.
It was a pivotal time in my life that help me to gather strength for my next phase… being a single mama of...