11. Stop Shoulding Yourself

What is shoulding yourself? Shoulding yourself is when you tell yourself that you should do something — or shouldn’t do something, which sounds good, but feels bad. In essence, shoulding yourself is akin to scolding yourself into self-improvement. “Shoulding” is very common in high-achieving women and anyone who earnestly desires self-improvement or change, but itContinue reading “11. Stop Shoulding Yourself”

10. Relationships, Feminine Energy, and the Model

A lot of high-achieving women struggle with relationships. It’s time for that to change. You are ready to think about all of your relationships in a wholly different way — personal and professional. This week’s episode of the Feminine Energy Feminist Podcast is an excerpt of a class I taught going into depth on severalContinue reading “10. Relationships, Feminine Energy, and the Model”

7. On Whether Women Should “Lean In” or “Lean Back”

Should women “lean in” to have it all? The title of a 2013 book by Sheryl Sandberg, “lean in” has become synonymous with women being fiercely independent and working hard to get ahead. Criticisms of the “lean in” concept have flagged the differences in the life circumstances women have starting out, and widespread inequities inContinue reading “7. On Whether Women Should “Lean In” or “Lean Back””

6. How To Prepare for Difficult Conversations

Do you know how to prepare for a difficult conversation? Are you conflict-averse? Do you go for days, weeks, or years avoiding difficult conversations you know you need to have? Despite all of our education and badassery, many of us educated professional women have no real clue how to prepare for a difficult conversation. AndContinue reading “6. How To Prepare for Difficult Conversations”

5. How To Manifest: Meditation for Women

High-achieving women need new instructions on how to manifest using visualization and meditation By now, you probably have heard quite a bit about manifestation, law of attraction, visualization and meditation. Some of you aren’t meditating as consistently as you’d like, and when you work on your manifestations doing this or that mindset tool or technique,Continue reading “5. How To Manifest: Meditation for Women”

4. How To Manage Difficult Emotions – Even When You Are “Too Emotional”

Are you tired of hearing that “women are too emotional?” Yet on the other hand, do you secretly wish that you could manage your own, powerful emotions better so that you can keep your cool? This is a common problem for feminine-energy women, especially the ones working in historically “male-dominated” fields. This is understandable. ForContinue reading “4. How To Manage Difficult Emotions – Even When You Are “Too Emotional””

3. The Myth of Positive Thinking — and the Secret of Radical Self-Awareness

Feel like “positive thinking” never seems to stick for you, because of the serious nature of your work or some insurmountable aspect of your personality? It’s because trying to “do positive thinking” actually does not work when treated as a “technique” or strategy. The essence of it is well-intentioned, and much of the spiritual andContinue reading “3. The Myth of Positive Thinking — and the Secret of Radical Self-Awareness”