Casting Light on the Shadow


“Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is. . . . But if it is repressed and isolated from consciousness, it never gets corrected.” Carl Jung For the past few months, I’ve talked about the Shadow (Dancing with the Shadow and Uh […]


5 Secrets to Getting Yourself To Do What You Don’t Want To Do


Aloha, In my trainings and seminars lately, I’ve been focusing a lot on what I call Empowerment Fit because I recognize that physical health and fitness is key to empowerment and optimal performance in all areas of life. As I teach about it, I see my students getting jazzed and eager to get on board […]


How to Live Abundantly


Aloha, I came across an article I wanted to share called “How to Get Rid of Clutter and Live Abundantly“. It’s from the site, the Toast. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the site, it’s primarily humor. Please keep that in mind as you read the article :-) You can appreciate this article […]


Uh Oh! The Shadow is ME!

sillhouette girl

“We have met the enemy and he is us!” Walter Kelly, creator of the Pogo cartoon strip In my last blog, I started talking about the Shadow and how to recognize it. The Shadow is everything that reminds you of what you really don’t like or think just isn’t good or right. It’s what you are […]


Improving Your Dating Life Using NLP

Improve Your Dating Life Using NLP

  Aloha,  Every now and then, my students ask me how NLP can help them in their dating life. I was recently did a really fun interview with radio host Erin Tillman, who happens to be one of my newest students, on her show The Dating Advice Girl. In this interview, Erin and I discuss how NLP can help […]


Are You Using Anger – or Is It Using You?

Fist Clenched in Anger

Aloha, Is it just me or does it seem like there are a lot of angry folks out there? Road rage, screaming politician pundits, feuding celebrities and domestic violence—it’s like everyone’s taking their cues from Big Time Wrestling, pounding their chests and looking for someone to slam around! My newest blog post for Psychology Today, […]


Is Anger Wrecking Your Relationships

Angry Couple

 “The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.”  – Barbara de Angelis From my perspective, if you never feel anger, you’re either an ascended master or emotionally numb! Energetically, anger is very close to passion, and it can motivate us to do […]


The Next Ten Years


Aloha, The condition of the human spirit is interesting right now. We are on a balance point between the “old” way of thinking and a “new” paradigm in consciousness. Thought leaders are beginning to see this and some are acting on it. Many know that there is no going back. When I began to teach […]


Embracing the Shadow

A dark figure in the night

“I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, rage, fear, sadness. I don’t think that’s only reserved for people who have horrible upbringings. I think it really exists and is part of the human condition. I think in the course of your life you figure out ways […]


Dancing With Your Shadow

a shadow dances

“I think the healthy way to live is to make friends with the beast inside oneself, and that means not the beast but the shadow. The dark side of one’s nature. Have fun with it and you know, is to accept everything about ourselves.” – Anthony Hopkins Aloha, I love that quote! So many people […]