My Latest Musings:

  • Dear Money Adventurer, Welcome back to another loving mug of Money Mocha, my free money support mini-series created to inspire you in your money journey and equip you for the path ahead. Today’s Money Mocha is a custom blend of personal values, life-honoring meaning, and practical, yet creative money management. So many of us spend years thinking of money strictly as currency, a unit of exchange devoid of personal meaning beyond what can be bought, sold, saved, or invested. From…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, I have a quick question for you: what do you do when life throws a money curve ball at you? Not a ball of money (which would be nice), but a financial challenge, one you never saw coming until it hit you by surprise in the middle of an otherwise unremarkable afternoon. No matter what your money story looks like, we all encounter unexpected money curveballs in life. Today’s Money Mocha I’ve just brewed up fresh for…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, Your relationship to money is like a layer cake. (Now there’s a metaphor we can get behind, right?) There’s a big, thick, gooey emotional layer. (I’m imagining dark chocolate ganache, if you can’t tell.) Maybe there are actually several of these layers, throughout the cake. Then there’s a psychological-mental layer. That’s all of the beliefs and patterns you have about money, whether they came from you, your parents, your culture, or beyond. (Raspberry coulis, perhaps?) Money has…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, As we cozy into colder months and shorter days here in Colorado, I’m taking time to ease into my end-of-year money rituals a little earlier in the season. It’s about that time of year to start looking ahead to the changes we hope for in the coming year, right? As my thoughts turned to you, I wanted to offer you support to bring healing and growth to your relationship with money before we head into the new…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, Today, I’m thrilled to share with you a handful of recent podcast appearances where I got to share some of my money teachings as a somatic based financial therapist. As those of us in the Northern hemisphere are transitioning from Fall to Winter, these conversations are like a cozy sweater added to a warm cup of coffee that you hold with both hands as you watch the snow fall. In these episodes, the hosts and I dive…

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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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