The Criticism Epidemic


The Criticism Epidemic | 10.19.2021 How often do you feel criticized by your partner, children, co-worker, boss, friend or parent? Do you feel like you are never good enough no matter what you do? Do you feel like you will not live up to someone else’s expectations of you? Are you critical of yourself and […]

Marriage is a Mirror


Do you feel unhappy in your marriage? Do you wish your partner would change? Have you found yourself wishing your partner would meet your needs? Do you wish your partner would grow up or wake up?  If you answered yes to any of these questions you are not alone.   It’s important to begin with a […]

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New Year Means New Beginnings


The new year often brings a chance for new beginnings and an opportunity to focus on what really matters. We can set new intentions and create an action plan to make change in our life. It’s a chance to rethink old patterns and establish better ones. It’s a chance to really get clear on what […]

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Top 10 Most Downloaded Close the Chapter Podcast Episodes in 2020


Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your continued support of the Close the Chapter Podcast! It’s hard to believe the first episode aired on April 22, 2019. We have released over 89 solo and guest episodes. My mission and goal for the podcast was and continues to be helping you find powerful, […]

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5 Ways to Create More Balance


Do you feel out of balance with your life? Do you feel overwhelmed with trying to work, manage family life and volunteering? Do you feel like you are just going through the motions and not really living in the present moment because you are thinking about your to do list? You are not alone!  We […]

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Do You Feel Anxious or Depressed?


Do You Feel Anxious or Depressed?   Many people are dealing with anxiety or depression and have for many years. It can be extremely helpful to explore what is underneath these powerful emotions to move through them and get to the other side.  People suffering from depression often are dealing with stuff from the past, […]

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Speaking Your Truth


Speaking Your Truth Do you feel afraid to say how you feel in fear of being rejected, abandoned, sounding stupid, not feeling good enough or experiencing too much pain? Did you learn how to communicate your feelings? Many people never learned how to share how they feel in a healthy and productive way so they […]

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Is Your Past Really In The Past?


Is your past really in the past? Do you wish your past didn’t impact you today? Do you wish you could forget about it? Do you find yourself triggered or upset over what seem to be little things? Do you find your anger out of control? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, […]

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Step Into Your Greatness


Step Into Your Greatness Do you ever feel like you can’t get out of your head? Your mind is filled with the same thoughts that play over and over. Do you worry and have a lot of anxiety? Are you operating out of fear? Are these blocks stopping you from stepping into your worth?  When […]

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What Brings You Happiness?


What brings you happiness? What does happiness mean to you? Does it mean peace, loving and accepting yourself, stepping into your worth or something else? Stop and really think about the question. Figuring this out can be extremely powerful and life changing.  Is happiness about achievements, stuff, money, beauty, or how many likes you have […]

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The big “J”: Judgment Why do we all judge ourselves and others? Do you feel like your own worst critic? Do you find yourself being critical and judgmental of those around you? It plays such a large role in our society and has an impact on how we see ourselves. It can keep us stuck […]

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