Category Archives: Growth

How To Love Life – Even When Shit Goes Sideways

These words came to me in the wee hours of the night, weeks ago. Loud. Really loud. My plan was to keep them to myself, but today I decided differently. I love my life. In this moment I truly love it. And it's not because it's "perfect". It's actually a terribly big f***ing glorious mess.…
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Are You Trying TOO Hard?

Been there, done that and for the love of God still find myself doing it! In my experience, trying too hard created an optimal breeding ground for resistance <cringe>-more on that in a following post. I have a long history with trying too hard. It’s probably one of my best qualities, but also my worst.…
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Prejudice is the Child of Ignorance

“The ultimate ignorance is the rejection of something you know nothing about – yet refuse to investigate”- Dr. Wayne Dyer What do we stand for? What are the non-negotiables? The principals we live by? I’m asking myself these questions this morning, after a few restless nights. I’m agitated, restless and frankly dumbfounded by the level…
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How Relationships Mirror Self Worth

Self Worth. Sometimes your greatest teachers in life had no idea what they taught you. Especially those who treated you the worst. The day you said, "I deserve much better that this" was the day you graduated from their class. I have a handful of gals in my world that are all going through some…
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She Lay There, Her Heart Spilling its Contents…

  Not a typical type of post for me. It came to me this morning while reflecting about this last year, the years preceding and where I am now. Perhaps it speaks to you. XOXO Love Jackie She lay there, her heart spilling its contents on the shower floor. The pain too much to bare, gut…
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A Few Words About Infidelity…

Its evident that the subject of infidelity is trending right now, both on the news and off. The recent hacking of the Ashley Madison website which describes itself as, “the online personals & dating destination for casual encounters, married dating, discreet encounters and extramarital affairs”, garnered some pretty hefty media attention and stirred up a…
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Has Your Glass Ever Been ‘Shattered”?

A few words and an analogy that relates to self-reliance, shared with me by a good friend. I’m going to make an attempt to add a bit of a poetic spin to it, while making sure I stay true to the message. So imagine this, you are drinking out of a glass. This “glass” is…
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How Dealing With Resistance Opened the Floodgate

The last few days have been EPIC. Finding a way to put this into words has been really challenging.  This past weekend taught me so much, and things keep unfolding as the days go by. I'm soaking it all in. I'm on the receiving end of a few wonderful things these last few days. Seemingly,  being commited and…
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How to Set Boundaries…Step One

"Chaos breeds where boundaries are absent" Hey you! Yes you...you reading this right now, you KNOW who you are. I'm going to start this off with a great big thank you. Yes you heard what I said, THANK YOU! You just keep pushing the limits and this girl (me) has been in dire need of learning how…
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Are You Closing Yourself Off to Possibility?

Here's a clue...take a good, honest look at anything you may have resistance towards-because let me tell you...in is in this space that possibility is born. Life will give you everything you need to make the jump to the next level. The stepping stones reveal themselves at the perfect moment, it’s really just up to us…
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