Using Your Fear As Fuel

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Most of us are taught that being a strong, successful person means that you don’t entertain fear and you certainly don’t show it. Probably because wallowing in it can be draining and can rob us of our joy, self confidence, energy and our power. I know this to be true as I lived with anxiety…

I’m BACK!!! (Did You Notice I Was Gone?)

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I’m BACK!!! Ok, so maybe you didn’t even notice I was gone… But if you did, you may be wondering where I’ve been … or maybe not (but I’m going to tell you anyway) Lol! I’ve been in “THE VOID”. It’s a place of deep unknown – in between letting go the old and waiting…

Ensuring Your Success: Making Your Dream A Reality

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  It’s August 2010 and I’m walking through the exhibitors hall at the EWomen’s conference in Dallas – having an epic meltdown. I’m crying my eyes out. Feeling totally overwhelmed, lost and alone. I’m confused and struggling with self doubt and fear. I’m surrounded by all these amazing women entrepreneurs and I’ve convinced myself they…

Confessions Of A Reformed DIY’er

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I grew up in the 60’s and 70’s in the midst of the women’s liberation movement. Being a strong, independent woman meant I could do whatever a man could: change my own flat tire, support myself financially, be the CEO of my own business, paint my walls… I could “do it myself”. I remember feeling…

A Healing Perspective

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I was speaking with a client the other day about her long term goals for her business. When it came to the subject of her retirement, her whole energy froze. She said, “Um, what retirement fund?” I could feel her energy sinking fast as shame rose to the surface. I told her: “Stop worrying about…

What Are You Tolerating?

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  A sound causes me to look up from my desk. My husband is standing in the open doorway of my office, a pained look on his face.               “Robbie died today”.   What? My initial response is that he is joking. His face crumples and he lowers his…

3 Tips For Handling Your “Perfect Storm”

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There’s been some huge shifting going on recently on the planet. Can you feel it? I’m not much of an astrology buff, but I have some pretty cool friends who are and I’ve been reliably informed that the planet Mercury has been in retrograde since January 21st. When this happens it’s an opportunity for clearing…

How To Be Unstoppable

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Recently, I was working with a copywriter to redo the copy on my website and we were working on my personal story for my “About Helen” page. In telling the different stories from different stages of my life journey, I had an incredible realization: I have always been unstoppable! The principles that I teach my…

The Power of Consistency

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Consistency. Something the creative being in me has resisted and wrestled with most of my life. It goes along with the word discipline, which for a long time felt like a straight jacket – restrictive and stifling – because I associated it with being forced to do things I didn’t want to do (usually because…