I was married for 18 years before I realized I was in an abusive relationship, and then it took another 6 years before I was able to execute an international escape to save my adult daughter and myself. Sadly, abusive, rude, demeaning and belittling behaviors have become normalized in our society. Most people, myself included,
Our relationships really hinge on the words we use. While we might intend to use our words to get closer or simply ask our partner a question, we may inadvertently be pushing the other person away. Eliminating these key “watch words” will help deliver your message the way you intend. It might seem like a
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Boots, Books & Beautiful Friends

I am grateful every day when I open my eyes and have a brand new 24 hours to experience.  Lately, I have been thinking how easy I find joy in the small moments of life – things like slipping on my new fuzzy boots, or reading a fantastic book.  I even find myself excited to

Eco Glam V-Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is a time to spread love so why not give gifts that help our planet?  Singer, actress and filmmaker Tamela D’Amico shares ten of her favorite Eco Glam items that are luxurious on any day of the year!  ROSES EVER AFTER These are long lasting, beautifully preserved roses (ethically sourced) that last a YEAR, with

Proud To Be Me

At the age of eleven,  I went through some of the most challenging times of my life.  The obstacles I faced have helped shape me into the person I am today, and made me much stronger. My story is one of a harrowing truth, and something I will continue to share to help inspire others.

Do You Have a Hard Time Receiving?

As an elite femininity coach, I’m constantly focused on one of the five feminine qualities that I teach my clients so they can tap into the full expression of their feminine essence and live more playful and purposeful lives. One of those qualities is receptivity – the ability to receive and to be open to

Motherhood Mania

How Self-Care Became Non-Negotiable For One Mom Put moms together and within minutes someone will start talking about how they are sleep-deprived, crazy busy, stressed, or feel guilty they left the kids with a sitter so they could go get a simple manicure.  You get the idea.  You have been there, done that! As moms,
What a year’s worth of swiping and liking taught me Let’s face it: The life outside of college can be a little lonely at times. For starters, you’re no longer interacting with thousands of people your age on a regular basis. And your friends are also no longer a block away— if you live in Los
“Our lives improve when we take chances – and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves” ~ Walter Anderson   A major component to self-awareness is honesty. In this way you are practicing self-kindness by increasing your awareness of what is true versus perpetuating habits and patterns

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Why One Life Coach Says It Doesn’t Have To Be We have this idea that relationships are supposed to go on forever, but that is not necessarily true.  Some relationships are only meant to be interim- Maybe to heal heart-break, or to kick-start your career or for adventure.  The expectation that they have to fulfill on
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Intimate relationships go through many changes.  They ebb and flow through stages that are sometimes out of our control. From first meeting someone, to possibly spending the rest of your life with that person and eventually ultimately loosing the love of your life if you are so lucky to have shared most of your life
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My father, who also was an entrepreneur, told me if you build your business focused on being of service to people, the sky is the limit. Don’t think about sales. Think about solving people’s problems. My partner and I follow his words of wisdom and have built our company NorthStar Moving on the principles of kindness. We
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