To say I'm not a fan of uncertainty would be an understatement but there is a gift in embracing the unknown because when everything is uncertain, anything is possible. Maybe things wont work out exactly as planned, but maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.Read More
Whether it’s personal or professional, the way to solve most problems usually starts with learning to shift our perspective for how we look at the problem.Read More
Loving something requires more courage than any other journey we embark on. You risk everything, leaving yourself open to pain and loss. When you are dealing with a breakup, instead of breaking down choose to be broken open instead.Read More
For a lot of people motherhood can be a loaded word, so I wanted to explore a little deeper what it means to be a mom.
Step mother, birth mother, mom … mother earth, mother nature, motherland. Whatever form it takes on, one thing is true. Being a mom isn't for the faint of heart.Read More
Self improvement comes in the form of thousands of tiny (or sometimes not so tiny) failures.
Often times those lessons come with a price, one that may require making amends or saying “I’m sorry.” But at the end of the day you aren’t in it alone. And if it feels like it is you against the world, it is really probably you vs. yourself.Read More
There's nothing wrong with being bad at something if it's part of the process you use to learn, grow, and get better. You have to put in the hours, the time, and the effort to improve step by step.
If you don't give yourself the chance to be bad a something, you'll never give yourself the chance to improve.Read More
Nova Goldberg is a family and marriage therapist who has a message for the world: you are enough, exactly as you are!Read More
Brooke Bryand, a corporate lifestyle photographer, has carved out her own path and approaches each new challenge or chapter by intentionally choosing who she wanted to be.Read More
Heather Box has a message for the world ... Who you are is exactly who you are supposed to be!Read More
Suzannah Scully isn't here to be here for everyone else. Find out why!Read More
Sisu is a Finnish word that doesn't have a direct translation. It roughly means extraordinary courage, endurance, will power, determination, and resolve. It is the potential within yourself that is able to see beyond your present limitations.
Sisu is the knowing that helps you overcome adversity and drives you on a journey - one that often defies logic. So obviously I was curious and needed to learn more about this word.Read More
Women On A Mission started as a project to share the wisdom and stories of the women who helped me on my journey. I want Season 2 to be more about diversity, to show the true spectrum of what it means to be a woman living life on her own terms.
Over the next 12 months, I’ll be traveling abroad interviewing women for Season 2and continuing to work with my clients with on brand strategy, website design, and creative marketing campaigns.Read More
Honest. Creative. Loyal. Shelly has an innate sense of who she is and she makes it okay for you to show up exactly as you are. She exudes a sense of confidence that must have been forged in a fire because it isn't overly cocky or humble. It just is. She inspires me to be more of myself simply because she expects that of herself. She is honest and kind and present.Read More
Whether it’s a company, a relationship, or just a new life chapter — starting over is freaking hard. When I think about starting over I usually think about endings. But new beginnings are just as hard.
A new city, a new job, a new relationship. Navigating change is difficult no matter what the change is. At the end of the day, no matter how you get there, no matter how long it takes, no matter how hard or easy it is … starting over decides with the decision to start.Read More
Something magical happens when strong women come together to lift each other up. The purpose of creating Women On A Mission is to share the stories and insights of incredible women in the hope that it inspires other women to find and pursue their missions. But what is a woman on a mission?Read More
Strong. Driven. Resilient. Katie is a relentless entrepreneur fueled by curiosity and a desire to build things. She is a loyal friend, lover of all things outdoors, and extremely type-A when it comes to organization, cleanliness and efficiency.Read More
Wholehearted. Purpose Driven. Love. Jill is one of those people with such a big heart, she leaves a little kindness everywhere she goes. Her genuine spirit can be seen in her infectious laugh and the way she stays grounded by what she most values: family. Regardless of what life throws her way, Jill finds the silver lining she needs to get sh*t done.Read More
Earth Lover. Jungle Baby. Life-long-learner. Meet Devin. Devin believes that we are gifted so many chances in this life to do wonderful things, in very normal ways. The things we do, the choices we make, and the risks we take for happiness and more importantly for love – of family, of friends, of what we believe to be just and kind, of the heart – will change us.Read More
I love the current conversation that is happening in the media right now around women owning their value. But I wonder, is it enough? In a girl powered world that is fighting unrealistic beauty standards, demanding equal pay and encouraging us to #runlikeagirl because "strong is the new pretty", then why are we being subtly shamed for being too much? And are we being shamed? Or are we shaming ourselves?Read More
I recently made a short film for little girls - or as I like to think about it, the little girl in all of us. When asked why I made it the answer was easy: it was the message I wished I had learned. That it is okay to be all of yourself and follow your own path even if that means it looks different, or that you are loud, bossy, or just overall a little "too much."Read More