Blog Category : Beauty + Joy

Sunday Love Gram: Do this for yourself


Welcome to another Sunday. It's not even 8am and is already hot here in San Francisco. It makes me miss my mom and barefoot days in Ohio with her — long breakfasts out on the patio, water balloon fights, and bonfires in the evenings. (Hi mom, I know you're reading this! 👋) It's...

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Sunday LoveGram (June 21, 2020)


Hello, friend. I began creating these Sunday LoveGrams when the pandemic started. From the beginning, I have taken refuge in the Ram Dass quote, "We're all just walking each other home." Today's LoveGram feels like it embodies that sentiment even more than usual because I created i...

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Sunday LoveGram: Your life is not a contest


              Happy Sunday to you, friend. I have to make this super quick this morning because my wonderful Zumba teacher, Sharon, is offering an online class and I can't wait to join in. I used to go regularly to the local Rec ...

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Make a Mother’s Day Gift for Someone Who Needs a Boost


This week, let's give some focus to women who need a boost of love because of Mother's Day.   Maybe it is overwhelmed moms who are home-schooling. Maybe it is moms who miss their children. Or  moms who are grieving. Maybe it is women who wanted children, but couldn't have them. Maybe it...

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{Join me} Coaching Support Call


  I know the road feels uncertain right now. I know we can't predict what tomorrow will bring. I know it can feel shaky, scary, and sad. There is so much grief and loss right now. And, at the same time, we have each other. I take refuge in that. I take refuge in yo...

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Let love in!


We just celebrated Valentine's Day, in which (hopefully) a lot of us focused on giving love to people in our lives. It got me thinking about receiving love. Since my company is all about helping people express their love, I see firsthand how difficult it can sometimes be for the recipien...

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Free Relationship Challenge


Remember Staci, founder of Lease on Love, whom I introduced you to last week? (If you don't remember, that's okay. Click here.) I love Staci's enthusiasm for helping people have better, deeper, and more playful relationships. Staci is offering a free challenge this week that will help...

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Live in the East Bay? Come say hello!


I'll be reading from "Say it Now" at Flashlight Books in Walnut Creek, California. If you live in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area, come on over!  Where: Flashlight Books (1537 North Main Street; Walnut Creek) When: Saturday, February  8th; 5pm-6pm PST What: Book read...

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Do you need a new lease on love?


Last month my friend Staci hopped on a Facebook live with me and shared a wonderful idea for bringing more connection and appreciation into a relationship in your life. Staci called this a "Frolic," and I absolutely loved the simplicity of this love-in-action idea. Like me, Staci is v...

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Coffee Klatch?


  I hope that 2020 has been off to a good start for you! I'm enjoying a long visit with my wonderful mom, who lives in Ohio. My San Francisco family was here to celebrate the holidays and I stayed on after the guys went back. I get two more weeks with my mom! Many of you we...

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