Becoming a Detective to Your Own Experience

September 18, 2012
I remember, very clearly, a time when I realized this: I don't even know what I like I knew what other people liked I knew what the people in my life preferred I knew how to do it so that I got an A I knew what the right way to do things was But I didn't know how I might do it, if I were given the choice I had never given myself a choice before This extended to so many areas of my life: food, work, daily schedule, sex, getting dresed in the ... keep reading

Introducing: 365 Days of Deserving + Lisa Claudia Briggs

September 13, 2012
This is a very exciting day In honor of my new site and my coaching emphasis on the deceptively simple question: "What do you think you deserve" I have launched a quest to interview many of my heroes and compatriots this year, in an attempt to share their teachings around deserving with my tribe - you 365 Days of Deserving is a monthly interview series where I will feature a conversation with one entrepreneur, rock star, soul-searcher, expert ... keep reading

What Did I Do to Deserve All of This?

September 11, 2012
The voice laments, after taking a quick tour through her own personal history She has been a good person She has done all the right things She has said everything that a nice person would say She took care of her family, her partner, her pets, and everyone else in her close knit life She used to joke that once she let people in, they were in for life - no matter how they disappointed her  And it's not that she didn't get anything out of ... keep reading

The Courage to Leap: Self-Employment

September 04, 2012
Since age 10, I have been many things I have sold lemonade and painted seashells on my front lawn to tourists walking by I have taught toddlers how to adeptly distinguish between red and blue, and count to ten I have worked in restaurants: advancing from gutter girl, to dishwasher, to bus girl, to hostes, to waitres, to manager of the front of the house I never, ever worked as a bartender As much as I love a well-crafted cocktail, the ... keep reading

Doing + Feeling Good: Swim For Life

September 03, 2012
On Saturday morning it 9am, I will join many, many others in swimming 14 miles from one side of the Provincetown harbor to the other in an attempt to raise funds and awarenes for HIV/AIDS, women's health and community health on the lower Cape I wanted to illustrate what we were talking about here, because the setting is so incredibly important to me We (my little sister, my team + hundreds of others) will swim from that teensy little tip, ... keep reading