The Big Leap

Inspiration, Tools & Forward Momentum to
Create What Matters Most At This Stage of Life

The Power of a Sweet Retreat

I'm off to Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa, the #1 spa in the Midwest, for a private Sweet Retreat with 3 special ladies, and we just got upgraded to a cozy cottage. I love when that happens! Even before we arrive, the Universe is conspiring for our greatest good. :-) Truly, being away from...

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What to do when you don't know what to do

You know, there are times in every single life of every single human, when the question “What do you want?” just feels off. This is never seen as a good thing. It seems we’re supposed to know exactly what we want at all times. If this resonates, I want to invite you to a Sweet Vision Board...

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Are You Among the Pre-Retiree OWLS (Older, Working Less, Still engaged)?

In my coaching I work with many who are entering their 60s and want something different, something more at this stage of life. I'd describe them as OWLS... Older, Working Less, Still engaged. If that's you, take a minute to read the article HERE, and sign up for a free What's Next? course...

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Mid-Year Check In

Last week I immersed myself in some bookmaking at Interlochen Center for the Arts, and today I want to share how to leverage these little books and journaling for a mid-year check in. I discovered the power of soulful exploration via journaling when I completed the Journal to the Self...

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Exploring Passion Is Good for You

When was the last time you couldn’t wait to start your day to follow a passion? Yesterday was one of those days for me. I woke totally jazzed to partake in a day-long bookmaking workshop at Interlochen Center for the Arts. I had no experience whatsoever, but I had a desire to learn how to...

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Flip Your Energy

I've been in the midst of a major project at Forward Momentum Coaching Headquarters. For weeks I've been on a roll, stepping out of my comfort zone, and learning new technologies for easier delivery of products and services. But today... I was ready to roll but things weren't lining up. The...

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Shout It Out!

I recently received a note from an entrepreneur who has had her business on hold. Timing plus a wonderful opportunity have ignited her juices for upleveling her dream and putting energy back into her business, and she's quietly asking for financial support to make it all possible. I say: SHOUT IT...

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Mom's Gone

“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” ~ RUMI On a warm Sunday morning in May, my mother told my sister she was going to die that week. And she did. Even...

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Random Acts of Kindness

Seven years ago today a stranger gifted me with such a generous act of kindness that I remember him each year on this date. I was at the Minneapolis airport, and I was a mess. An hour before my sister called saying, "Can you fly home? Right now? The Hospice nurse says Mom will likely pass in the...

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Creatively Filled Up

It's 7 am on a Monday morning, and I'm already feeling creatively filled up and satisfied. Here's why: Over the weekend I took an audio bootcamp with Peter Payette and David Cassleman from Interlochen Public Radio. Our task: to brainstorm a few questions to ask of strangers, record the...

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