Impulse vs. Intuition

There is a difference between intuition and impulse.   Intuition lives in the GUT. It is our primal sense, our animal body, and our deepest, wisest knowing.  Impulse lives in the MIND. It is our fast-acting, scarcely-thinking state of reaction. Both are valuable. But I have yet to think of an instance when intuition has not served me and the world in a positive way…  …

Notice the Impulse

Would you describe yourself as impulsive?How does that word land for you? Initially, my own response would be no.But upon a bit of study, I have formulated a hypothesis that most of us are incredibly impulsive. Before we fall into reaction or defense over this claim, what if I offered you a gentle invitation? N O T I C E the impulse.  …

On Connection

Welcome back to Words101! It’s been a few weeks since our exploration with a few words that shape the essence and direction of our lives… (Revisit the previous articles on Courage, Authenticity and Trust…) Today, we continue this journey with a concept that underlies all life here on earth: C O N N E C T I O N. Connection is a crucial foundation …

On Trust

Beloved community,  I really appreciate each and every one of you for taking a few minutes to read this.  If you’re just joining us, we’re in a journey with words… Edition one was on “courage.” Edition two was on “authenticity.” Welcome to edition three… Trust! Yikes, trust is a sticky one for a lot of us. I’m excited! Let’s get into it 🙂 Trust …

On Authenticity

Last time, we dove into the word “courage” and why it is perhaps my favorite word ever. (To revisit the article, click here) Today, let’s talk about authenticity. This was another “brand pillar” that came forth for me in regards to my business, AND this has also been a “core desired feeling” of mine for years.  So what does it mean to …

On Courage

I recently dove into a ‘Visionary Branding Course’ taught by my friend Nadia Payan. In the course, she led us through a process to find our brand pillars, which are 3-5 of the top values that create the vibration, direction and feel of a business…  (Shout out to my fellow business owners who love this stuff, too!) If you’ve ever read The Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte and …

On the word “practice”

(An excerpt from Eat Here Now) There is a very good reason why our spiritual endeavors are called practices. Merriam-Webster’s defines practice as: 1. to carry out, apply (practice what you preach)2. to do or perform often, customarily, or habitually (practice politeness)3. to be professionally engaged in (practice medicine)4. to perform or work at repeatedly so as to become proficient …