Courage is Fear Walking

July 22nd, 2017

Courage is fear walking. Courage... is fear walking. Courage IS fear walking. I was raised in a house and neighborhood full of boys. If I hesitated for a moment to do that "scary" thing they were planning I was left behind. They didn't wait for me or try to talk me into it, they just left. I learned very early in life my choice was to ju... Read More

How to Develop a Growth Mindset

May 10th, 2017

Open Your Mind to New Information  All change is spawned from a desire to experience something different in our lives. The desire provokes information seeking and the new information allows us to adopt a new perception and alter the way we’ve been responding/reacting/behaving to situations in our lives. But we cannot activate forward movem... Read More

Why Recognizing the Common Theme in Your Failed Relationships Will Change Your Life

February 13th, 2017

The days, weeks and months post break-up are the most important part of our recovery process. Why? Because it is the time we are the most raw and do the most reflecting. During this time, we tend to replay conversations and scenarios in our head and examine all aspects of the relationship. It is also the time we tend to assign blame to our ex and... Read More

Stop Feeling Guilty for ‘Me Time’ – It’s Actually Benefiting Your Children

December 30th, 2016

I woke up the other day feeling a bit antsy and irritable. Since that is not typical Kristen character, I checked in with myself by asking: What’s missing? What do I need right now? The answer was emphatically clear. I need more me time. I knew immediately I had fallen into the guilt trap a-gain! Because guilt is the only reason I re... Read More

How Jealousy Can Change the Trajectory of Your Life

October 23rd, 2016

It was recently brought to my attention that some people delete their Facebook accounts because they hate to see other people’s happy lives. This notion took me by surprise as it was something I, personally, have not considered. Naturally, it got me thinking. Is it possible my Facebook posts piss people off? Is someone out there jealous ... Read More

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