The Pain of Pruning (and I’m not talking about my plants)

Have you ever been in a season of your life when everything seems to go wrong and is painful? That’s how this last year has been for me and my family.  It felt like everything my husband and I touched just went the wrong way. 

Who Am I? Part 2 - How to Discover Yourself With the Help of Assessments

In the process of discovering who you are, what drives you, what your passion is and getting into deeper connection with yourself, assessments are a great tool to gain clarity about your “Who” faster and more efficiently. As I already mentioned in Part 1 of this series, I’m a huge fan of assessments and what they can do for us in the process of self discovery. I collected a list of the top 5 assessments that not only I love, but many of my clients as well. 

Who Am I? Part 1 - How to Discover Your Unique Strengths in 3 Simple Steps

Have you ever thought of getting crystal clear on what your strength are and actively using them in order to discover your true passion and purpose? If I’d ask you right now about what you’re really good at and what gifts god gave you in this life, would you be able to write down the top 5 strengths that only you have? A lot of times we find it easier to name our weaknesses and criticize ourselves for them. We have a tendency to think that what comes naturally to us, comes naturally to everyone else, which leaves us thinking that we’re not unique and stand out. You might even feel like you’re just getting lost in the crowd.

"This Is Us"

I haven’t met anyone who doesn’t like the show “This Is Us”. I am always touched and can relate somehow to each episode.  I just watched Season 2, Episode 3 “Déjà vu” and man did this one hit home.  One minute I was crying and the next laughing out loud.  It brought me back to when we first got our foster care certification and placement.  I was exactly like Randall, waiting for the phone to ring and then being disappointed if it wasn’t them…or nervous if it was.