Category Archives: Molly

Making Changes in Your Life? Here’s the motherload of resources to help.

I believe honoring your life and your strengths means honoring your day-to-day actions and the personal choices you make with your time, energy and creative power. You can do all the visioning, desiring, action planning and big-hairy-goal-setting you want, but without the daily choice, habit or ritual to support those endeavors you are no closer to your vision.

The day-to-day can be decidedly unsexy. I get this.

But for those of us who geek out on self-awareness, systems, experimentation and personal transformation — The process of sustainable change (of using our day-to-day in honor of a larger goal) is fascinating!

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6 New Ways to Honor Your Time (and Live Your One Wild and Precious Life)

There’s no getting around it.

Our day-to-day is our life.

I’m not being blunt to scare you or spread shame, but to shake you up a bit. When you think back to what you did today or yesterday or this weekend, are those days representative of the desires you hold for your life? Are they snapshots of the kind of woman you want to be? Are they examples of the kind of life you want to live?

Honey, what I want you to hear is this –

Honor your time as if your life depended on it.

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How I Actually Use My Theme of the Year (It’s Revel BTW)

As I was sitting down to put some fun dates on the calendar for February (date night! massage!) I realized I never shared my theme for this year on the blog. Eek! I spend so much time working through this process and helping others through it with the Holiday Council, I think I just needed a little break from it in January.

But themes and ways of being and the expressions of those intentions are vital to how I live day by day, and since I’ve committed to sharing the very real “strategies for joy” I use in my own world, I knew I couldn’t just skip over my theme this year. Better late than never, eh?

(drum roll please)

In 2014, I’m living consciously with the word –

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Reflecting back on my 2013 Goals

As I get ready for this year’s Holiday Council (we start tomorrow!) I’ve been a spending a good chunk of time reviewing my work from last year’s Council.

Did I really embody my theme of “Nourish”? A few things became clear as I reflected back… I rocked spending play-filled weekends with my family, changing the majority of our food consumption to real food, and I blew my income goal away. Hurrah! That said, I didn’t even come close to establishing a daily yoga practice

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Talking Desires with Danielle LaPorte

One of my favorite parts of The Holiday Council is sharing the interviews I’ve been doing with inspiring women from around the web. This year I thought long and hard about who I wanted to talk to — I wanted women who seemed to manifest true magic in their lives, who had killer years, who were really embracing joyful devotion to their dreams.

So I made some big asks. And I got some big beautiful yeses.

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Holiday Council Giveaway: Tiny Devotions Mala

Good news! In honor of the upcoming Holiday Council Program, I’ve teamed up with the Tiny Devotions team to give away a gorgeous mala bead necklace.

Why? There’s plenty of reasons, sweetness.

I love my Tribe and want to remind you of that fact with free goodies over the next two weeks.
I’m interviewing Diana Charabin, founder of Tiny Devotions, for the Holiday Council this year!
This particular Mala is the perfect accompanying talisman to doing our sassy soul work.

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Why is being yourself so damn hard?

One of the toughest things you can do these days is “be yourself” in a world that wants you to be so many different things, all at the same time.

So what do you do?

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My Money Love Story

I’m not sure the world is ready for this…  But here’s a vulnerable, deep and slightly scattered dive into my Money Love Story. Why?  My wise friend Kate Northrup launched her book Money: A Love Story today and she challenged a bunch of us to share our stories in order to help eradicate some of the […]

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Protecting Your Dreams from Skeptics

I was at a networking event in Seattle back in 2009, nervously peddling my “lifestyle design” workshop and my “conquering your quarterlife crisis” blog. Pretty damn broke, working for my boyfriend’s email marketing business part-time, and going through some bumpy times in my relationship –
I was feeling a bit like an impostor.

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Gossip, Guilt Hangovers & an Apology

Have you ever had one of those times where you make a mistake and immediately regret it, but aren’t sure how to fix it?  And then the mistake (whether word or action) keeps circling in your mind and you end up even more embarrassed/humiliated/guilty? Of course you’ve had one of those times.  You’re human. And obviously, […]

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