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LADIES: Hell Yes | Hell No

  No to the man who has a woman at home, but still tries to have you.   No to the man who doesn’t call when he says he will.   No to the man who refuses to figure out what he can contribute to the world.   No to the man who has unresolved

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My Skincare Routine

  I thought it would be fun to give you guys a little rundown on my skincare routine since I’m asked about it all the time. I’ll also mention some of my self-care habits that have really made a difference in my energy, clarity of mind, and metabolism.   First Most-Important Thing: SUNSCREEN! I started

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GENTS: Hell Yes | Hell No

  Many times, clients will come into my practice and, though they don’t know each other, there will be the same general issue going on with all of them. Sometimes the main problem is lack of faith in themselves, or unresolved anger from the past, or lack of motivation. During one patch of time, the

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Letting Go of Phantom Friendships

  A few years ago, I decided to take 12 months off from dating and romantic relationships. It was one of the most “unlike-me” decisions I’ve ever made, but after spending my entire adult life either married or in relationships, I knew I had to do something radical in order to bust out of my

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Ending the Affair That Almost Happened

In all our wrongs, I want to write him in a time where I can find him. Before the tears that came and tore us; when all our history lay spread before us. -Lang Leav, Time Travelers   My darling, Before it even happens, I am writing you to end it. End the affair that

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Your Milk + Honey Mission

Ask yourself: “How am I going to milk the wisdom, goodness, and love out of my life experiences and be honey to the world with it?”   This is your milk + honey mission. • And lemme tell you when this comes in handy. When you’re an under-appreciated employee at a corporate job. When you’re

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The 4 Stages of Masculine Development

  For the past eight years, I’ve been brainstorming for an original concept that would be as wonderful, clear, and concise as Alison Armstrong’s depiction of the stages of masculine development. But really, she has come up with the best road map to help men navigate the stages of their development and explain the “priorities

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Unapologetic Personal Power

  Many of the guiding principles of my life have been developed by navigating super sucky situations (95% which can be traced back to fissures in my own self-esteem) and then recovering by GIVING MYSELF TIME to process the situations. For me, processing involves journaling the raw facts, reflecting on my native reactions, and then

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The REAL Girl Code

  Today’s post is about kindness, love, and freedom for women.   I have noticed that women who are thriving, spirited, self-educated, happy, affluent inside and out, and have the best opportunities in front of them evolve to this state because of their personal generosity toward self and others.   It starts when she is

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Advice For Those Plagued With Writer’s Block

  Selections from Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. New York:  Anchor Books, 1994. The One-Inch Frame. “The first useful concept is the idea of short assignments. Often when you sit down to write, what you have in mind is an autobiographical novel about your childhood, or a play about

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6 Heart-Centered Ways to Make the Planet Better

  After reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s Facebook post which I shared here on the blog, I’ve been thinking a lot about relationships, vulnerability, and interdependence — and what that means for the new age we’re living in. This morning I read something from Dr. Bruce Perry (shared at the bottom of this post) and, as it so

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The Being Sophia Story

  Some of you remember my post The Bad Ass Broad that was awesomely shared a half a million times and spurred a workshop by the same name. It’s a post about the attitudes and personality of a woman who has done her self-work and is walking through life with cool, grounded confidence. This broad

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