Coaching fills a needed gap in the mental health arena I am an ardent supporter of both counseling and coaching. I have benefitted tremendously from both – and I still do! Sometimes counseling is the right fit for someone – coaches are not in the position to treat mental health disorders or recommend any medications […]

Coaching, Personal Development, Self-Care

May 18, 2022

Mental Health Care & Coaching

Learning to remember and rewire my connection as an exvangelical I had literally NO IDEA what “God’s will” for my life was, and I was having a major crisis. At 23 years old, I was about to graduate from the small Christian liberal arts college I had attended for for years and I was paralyzed. […]

Exvangelical, Trauma

May 13, 2022

Be Transformed By The Renewing of Your Mind

Becoming disconnected from your essence – whether due to sexual trauma, or an environment of shame – may have taught you to turn off your inherent beauty, sexual energy, radiance and vitality. If you got a message that your body was not your own sovereign, safe container (either in word or deed), then you may […]

Sexual Embodiment, Trauma

March 12, 2022

UnShaming & Re-Membering

Emily sitting in mid-century chair smiling

There is a direct correlation between how you love your self and how much love you can receive from other people. When I self-abandoned by over-giving to others, trying to find my security and safety in making sure that *they* were ok, I was essentially telling Emily that her needs didn’t matter and that she […]

Relationships, Uncategorized

February 10, 2022

Loving Your Self

You absolutely can hack your life. You absolutely can find where your unique awesomeness lies and you absolutely can create a life that gives you more meaning and satisfaction! In fact, people who actively work with their strengths report an astonishing THREE TIMES higher likelihood of having an excellent quality of life, and report six […]

CliftonStrengths, Coaching

November 29, 2021

Hack Your Life – Work with your Strengths

Depending on what circle you run in, the topic of “rest” can almost seem radical. It is definitely countercultural because being exhausted is almost a status symbol these days. Yet, “rest” and “sleep” are two different things. Really, we need both. Much has been said about sleep in recent years. Ariana Huffington even wrote a best selling book […]

Personal Development, Self-Care

November 5, 2021


I first started working with a coach in 2014. At the time, I was deeply unhappy and deeply tired of being unhappy. This unhappiness caused me to be exhausted all the time, and just heavy in my heart. This sadness was probably pretty obvious to everyone around me well before it was obvious to me. […]

Career, Coaching, Personal Development, Risk and Reward

October 22, 2021

Coaching Changed Everything for Me