Vacations to the North Shore always makes me pensive. Most mornings start out the same. I watch the sunrise from my deck. I make myself coffee and drink it out of my earth-colored hand-thrown mug, ridged with imperfections and made with love. The waves are hypnotic and do their best to drown out my overactive … Continue reading Are You Doing the Best You Can?
In the whirlwind of the 14-20 hours most of us are conscious everyday, it becomes easy to lose sight of what's important if we aren't careful. From the moment we wake up in the morning until the moment we go to sleep at night, life pulls at us with relentless demands for our attention. We … Continue reading Paying Attention to What Matters Most
Much like the boat being tossed in the lake from my blog last weekend, I've felt unanchored. I've been working on keeping my head above water while being pulled in too many different directions, unsuccessfully trying to balance what feels like a million different "need to's", "have to's", and "want to's". It has felt like … Continue reading The Hard No
Play isn't something I am good at. To do something for the sake of pure enjoyment, without an ROI, targeted outcome or sense of accomplishment, isn't something I really know how to do (unfortunately). Like many others, I was taught that you don't rest (play) until all your work is done. But seriously, when is … Continue reading Play Paula, Play
It's immensely empowering to fully step into your power and own your gifts. Where the purpose of acknowledgement isn't driven by ego or hustle or any other false sense of self, but is instead is an acknowledgement of what others have already known about you - you are pretty damn awesome. That moment of clarity, … Continue reading The Precipice
It's been a whirlwind. Within days, multiple people asked me about my business plan. Business plan? What business plan? Oh I need a domain? Wait, buying a domain doesn't buy me a website? I need a website? I don't know how to build a website. Forget that, what am I going to call my company? … Continue reading This Is Only the Beginning