Category Archives: Musings

Don’t go changing without this.

So Mike and I are doing this nutrition and workout program to get in shape for our wedding. We tend to try different cleanses and nutritional approaches rather frequently, so I didn’t think much of signing up for a personalized online coaching program from a guy who Mike found on Instagram. But it turns outContinue Reading

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When it comes to your money, which type are you?

Last week there was some serious eclipse action whispering to all of us, “Let go. Let go. Let go.” And as we let go of what no longer serves us and protect our time and energy for only that which truly lights our souls aflame, it feels like a rebirth. I started getting über clearContinue Reading

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The most powerful way to protect your time . . . and your sanity.

I’ve been hearing about getting on the “No Train” for years. And until very recently, I thought I was on it. I thought I was clear on my priorities. I thought I was protecting my time. I thought I was saying no to the wrong things so that I could say yes to the rightContinue Reading

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No matter who they are, they will be touched.

I find myself frequently wanting to send fan mail and gushing texts of love. I used to hold back because I thought that if someone had reached a certain level of success, wealth, fame, achievement, or — insert whatever word you’d like here for “bigness” — they were probably saturated with positive feedback. When Money: AContinue Reading

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The answer you’ve been looking for.

Mike and I just flew to London, where we’re hanging out with my family and their menagerie of amazing animals, until this weekend when I speak at the UK and Hamburg Ignite Conferences. (Side note: my family has a dwarf hamster named Crusher who’s pretty much the cutest thing I’ve seen in my entire life.)Continue Reading

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Figure this out before you go spreading the word about your business (or yourself.)

Though I’m a natural blonde, I have uncharacteristically intense eyebrows for my coloring. After a few weeks without maintenance they start to look like caterpillars. And I start to mistake myself for Groucho Marks when I catch my reflection quickly. Yesterday I’d had enough and I booked myself a last minute appointment with my badassContinue Reading

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The greatest asset you have at your disposal — for your business and for your life.

I was so sad to hear that Philip Seymour Hoffman passed away earlier this week. He’s always been one of my favorite actors. If you haven’t seen the movie Flawless, in which he plays a drag queen, be sure you do. It’s one of his lesser-known roles and it’s genius. Here’s my all-time favorite movieContinue Reading

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Why I’m leaning back instead of leaning in this year.

“I wish I’d worked more,” said no one ever on their death bed. Yesterday I was interviewed for a podcast and when I was asked what I want to do in 2014 I replied: less. 2013 was amazing. I turned 30. I got engaged. I had my first book come out. I launched my firstContinue Reading

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The reason my business has tripled in the last two years.

A few days before we left on The Freedom Tour, Mike (who at the time was still a somewhat random guy I’d invited to drive across the country with me on a hunch) said to me: Let’s travel the country together for a year and then we’ll come home and get married. I thought he’dContinue Reading

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What does it mean to be human? Glimpse TV with Chela Davison

You know those people who you feel like you’ve known for multiple lifetimes when you first meet them? Chela Davison is like that for me. After our first hour on the phone together I felt “gotten” in a really profound way. And when we finally met in person, we were doing partner yoga, laughing, andContinue Reading

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