My Latest Musings:

  • Dear Friends, This is an unusual and challenging time for everyone. Today, I wanted to come here to connect with you, extend my love and support and share some important resources with you. Wherever you are in the world, we are in this together. Ok, here are some topics and resources that I’ve been thinking about… Grief, Government Stimulus, Girlfriends and Giving. Money, Life, and Grief: An Interview on the Dear Life podcast with Christina Rassmussen, Grief Educator and Founder…

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  • Hi friends. I wanted to come and say hello after a few days of being quiet. Given the level of change we’re all experiencing right now and how this is affecting our finances, I wanted to reach out to you with a few thoughts and helpful resources to get us through this pandemic. As the effects of the coronavirus started spreading around the world into everyone’s local communities, I noticed that my first reaction was to share resources on Facebook.…

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  • Today, I want to show you what a short, sweet and productive money date can look like in a relationship, so that you can go and do your own version after I share my little story. Last week my husband and I had a quickie in the basement. OK, that definitely sounds a little more sexy than it was. Let me explain. Forest’s office is in the basement. And it was a Quickie Money Date. It started with him telling…

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  • I remember it like it was yesterday.  Sunlight streaming in through the redwood trees. Rubbing my eyes as I awoke from a dream — a vision, really — that would change everything about how I related to money.  19 years ago, I had a vision of how money could bridge heaven and earth. Values and practicality. This dream showed me a whole new way to make money more meaningful, creative, and playful.  It planted one of the seeds for the…

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  • When was the last time you took yourself on a money date? Okay, I admit, it might not have the same appeal as dinner + a movie, but the rewards of regular money dates are huge and far reaching. And it may surprise you to experience just how fun, satisfying, sexy, and nourishing they can be!  What exactly is a Money Date, you ask? A Money Date is simply time and space for you to connect with your money relationship.…

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  • Most of us have HUGE resistance to doing money work — at least in the beginning. An elegant, successful client of mine once told me: she’d rather talk about her sex life than her bank accounts! And even when we know that we “should” work on our money — we’re still resistant. Talk to a bookkeeper? Yikes! Look at our income and spending with our honey? Run away!! There’s a name for this resistance. It’s not just fear. It’s shame.…

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