One of the foundational things that supports women (well, everyone) in maintaining optimal and balanced mental, physical and emotional energy is nutrition. Given life’s demands on our attention and our ever-increasing pace of life it is not surprising that many women can find themselves depleted and in a space of hormonal imbalance, pain, mental and physical exhaustion and emotional reactivity.Read More
A significant component of the Phoenix-Hearted Woman retreats is the concept of self-care and managing our energy for resilience, and so, we include in each of our retreats nourishing food to help us replenish our energy and support our health.
Our Autumn 2018 Recognize Retreat featured a homemade soup that was so popular it launched a new blog series - Our Seasonal Retreat Recipes! So here is our first recipe post…Read More
I love this quote for so many reasons. It is my simple reminder that when I show up in the world from the energy of compassion, much more is possible, so much more is available to me…Read More
Life is a series of glorious cycles. The layers we accumulate over time don’t have to weigh us down to the end. We can move to a cyclical rhythm, a fiery dance of surrender and renewal.Read More
As summer dips toward autumn, I begin to reflect on surrender. What leaves will I relinquish to the season? What chaff needs separating from the grain? There’s one aspect of myself I revisit again and again: approval-seeking. Something happens in my mind when I start doing the thing I love for approval: the joy is lost.Read More
As Nancy and I began the creative journey of collaborating and developing these leadership retreats for women, I found myself looking back over my life and my…Read More
We have so many layers, some which could serve us well if only we embraced them, and some which no longer serve. The journey to truly knowing your self…Read More