A Guide To Leaning in and Trusting Yourself

While in the grocery store the other day, I witnessed a mother and her three-year-old child have a heated battle in the cereal aisle. The child had to have Fruit Loops as opposed to the healthy cereal that the mother was reaching for, and they were not going to go...

Negotiation is Cut-throat. Know Your Worth.

I met my greatest match for negotiation on Craiglist back when I was selling my Fitbit. Prior to listing it, I researched the going rate and market value, and then concluded that I should sell it for $50. Now, I am not one to be haggled! When I say $50, that is a firm...

Being a Control Freak. Is it Hurting Your Business?

How can you determine whether your need to be in control is helping you move forward or hindering you in some way? As a former dominatrix, I know all about being in control! When I was in the “space of the dungeon” with my clients, being in control was necessary. My...

“It was Never About the Toilet Paper”

Armageddon, Trauma and PTSD during a Pandemic I shut off the screen but the headlines suspend in that second, etched in my mind, like the voices of my father and mother who repeatedly insisted I had to perfectly follow their beliefs or I would not be saved when “the...

The Keys to Being a Badass in Business. Inner Dominatrix.

Welcome to the inner dominatrix classroom! Today's lesson is all about badass marketing. There are three components to getting badass marketing in place and all of these need to be rocking to get your marketing message out there and connect with your clients. 1....

When ‘Eating the Frog’ Won’t Work

I am often asked, “Should I be working on my strategy (aka an action plan) or should I be looking at the internal pieces?” There is a synergy between the two, one will affect the other, but there is a point at which one needs to come before the other. So, what do you...

Authenticity is Key to Business Growth

Authenticity. What exactly is authenticity? What does it mean to show up authentically? What does it mean to be present and vulnerable? Are authenticity and vulnerability the same thing, or are they different? Many people think that in order to be authentic they need...

Thriving in a Pandemic: Your Business Will Grow When You Let Go!

To all of those who are claiming to be experts, claiming to know how to market your business and navigate during a pandemic, I have to call bullshit on this! Nobody alive has lived through a pandemic. Yes, we've been through adversities and massive restructurings such...

The ugly side of the spiritually enlightened people

instead of going the distance with it to dig deep, they want the pieces that make them comfortable so they can run around feeling like blissed out bunnies all the time

Black Friday Grinch

If I get one more 'Black Friday' or 'Cyber Monday' deal in my inbox I think I am going to puke! I may have become the Grinch of Black Friday deals. Only instead of stealing the happy Christmas, I want to make all the FOMO (fear of missing out) and crazy...
Tapping into Your Feminine Power

Tapping into Your Feminine Power

What exactly is feminine power?  You hear a lot of people talking about feminine energy or feminine power these days. There seem to be a lot of people, mostly women, talking about stepping into their power.  People are looking for ways to to go bigger and own their...

When Your Prince (or Princess) Becomes a Frog

When Your Prince (or Princess) Becomes a Frog

He’s perfect.  Handsome, charming and a great conversationalist.  They’ve swept you off your feet the perfect food, conversation, attention and sex.  You have become the starring attraction in your own castle.  At least until your castle walls came crumbling down and...

Where’s the Joy?

Where’s the Joy?

Have our lives become so easy that we have lost the joy of the challenges in life? We have things so easy these days in so many ways (at least in the first world countries), that I wonder if we are really doing ourselves a disservice with all of this ease. There is an...

Mila Kunis on Sexism and Gender Bias in the Workplace

Mila Kunis on Sexism and Gender Bias in the Workplace

I am posting this article in full because it resonates so strongly with me - and other women I know.  The message is all too often a reality for us.  May I present: You’ll Never Work In This Town Again… "If this is happening to me, it is happening more aggressively to...

Are you a Rosa Parks?

Are you a Rosa Parks?

Rosa was the black woman who choose to break the law and sit in the “white” section of the bus and although she was arrested her courage was instrumental in change the laws of segregation. Her action was a key component in the Civil Rights Movement. Fast forward to...

The Unicorn and The Goats

The Unicorn and The Goats

I had a fantastic catch up with a friend last night and as she was sharing her frustrations with her networking group it struck me how much she was defaulting to making herself wrong instead of acknowledging her gifts and talents. I have watched her over the years try...

Self-Help: Boost or Trap?

Over the years, I’ve encountered many lines that lead to self-help programs, books and speakers. There is an entire business model built around the idea that there is something wrong with you. I find this frustrating and exasperating. You’re here, on my list – YOU are...

How to Use Your Team

How to Use Your Team

Team (noun, ‘teem’): A number of persons associated in some joint action. Having just hired someone to manage me, I thought I would talk to you about your teams.  We all have physical support in the form of friends, family and coworkers, but we do not always take...

I am HAVING that!

I am HAVING that!

[headline style="2" align="center" headline_tag="h2"] Universe Bring me..... [/headline] When you step into the energy of choosing what you want, and I mean really choosing it then the Universe goes to work to bring it to you. There is a difference between the wanting...

Give up saying “Sorry” if you want to be free!

Give up saying “Sorry” if you want to be free!

There is something so Canadian about saying "sorry" that you may not even notice how it is eroding your self esteem and your ability to go for what you want. It might seem extreme, but look at it. How many times do you say sorry without even thinking about it? Bumping...

This woman changes the world by taking the face off dolls.

This woman changes the world by taking the face off dolls.

I stumbled on this recently and I was so impressed with the story that I had to share it with you. She did not intend to go global with this and although she is not rolling in the dough from it (yet), she is making a huge splash in the world and getting people to...

Why Declaring Your Financial Goals Gets you No Where

Why Declaring Your Financial Goals Gets you No Where

This year I am refusing to answer anyone when they ask me what my financial goals are for 2016.   The thing is that over the years I have noticed that there is a big difference between the fantasy thinking of declaring a financial goal to the world and...

How to get your head out of your Ass!

How to get your head out of your Ass!

Have you ever hit that loop where no matter what you try, how many tools you use you just can’t seem to shake out of the negative thought patterns and lack of flow in your life? I get it and have been there many times myself. In fact just two weeks ago I was there and...

What your kids really want for Christmas!

What your kids really want for Christmas!

This video put on by Ikea touched me and expresses something I have often said about Christmas and families so I could not resist putting it into a blog post for you. I grew up not celebrating Christmas and that gave me a very different outlook on the holiday. I tend...

The surprising thing about being a Dominatrix

The surprising thing about being a Dominatrix

I have wrestled with putting up this post for a while. I have managed to drag my heels for nearly a month with every lame excuse going for why I don't have time to put it up. The truth is that I have been nervous and excited about the possible reactions to this...

Stop Abusing Your Feminine Power

Stop Abusing Your Feminine Power

We as women can own our power without needing to squash or put down men in the process

Step in and claim your quiet powerful feminine energy.

Avoid These Mistakes When Asking a Question

Avoid These Mistakes When Asking a Question

Asking questions to get new information is used in many modalities and practices. You ask questions of the universe to expand your current awareness level and get new information.

It is not to get anything from your mind, since your mind is very limited and will only tell you what you already know.

Karma Is Bullshit! Find out why…

Karma Is Bullshit! Find out why…

Moving into consciousness requires a release of judgments. This includes the judgments we have of ourselves, and it is way easier when we eliminate the judgmental systems that activate our self punishment in the first place.

Why Affirmations Fail! How to Fix it!

Why Affirmations Fail! How to Fix it!

I would say these lovely affirmations and then my monkey mind would go “yeah right, as if”. So would it bring in the money. No! What it did was make me focus on what was broken and not working in my life.

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