Happy No Matter What

[Note from Amy: Nancy was one of the earliest members of "Be Brazen," my five week coaching program which is now available as a home study here. Since I love case studies (since it's so much better hearing about coaching programs from the actual participants, right?!) I was excited to share her experience here.] I [...]


Vulnerability. If you look it up in the dictionary, the definition isn’t pleasant: \ vul•ner•a•ble: capable of being physically or emotionally wounded or being open to attack or damage. \ Ouch. Well, I disagree with the dictionary. Granted, there is a kind of vulnerable that is truly dangerous. It involves walking alone down a dark [...]


By Anna Kunnecke [Note from Amy: Anna Kunnecke is one of my favorite coaches and she also happens to be one of my very dear friends. I love everything she writes. I invited her to share some thoughts on risk. I hope you love it! Anna said she would share a gift with one person [...]


My Wish For You is Faith

“When you come to the end of all the light you know, and it’s time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: Either you will be given something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.” ― Edward Teller It’s Christmas [...]


Written Sunday, March 13, 2011. By Anna Kunnecke As I write this, I am in Tokyo. It’s been 48 hours since the biggest earthquake that’s ever been recorded in Japan. Ever since the sheer terror of those five minutes in which our building shook and swayed and groaned, and I didn’t know if my daughter [...]


Here’s a Quick Way to Defeat Your Fears

Fear can render us paralyzed – like a deer in headlights – or it can motivate us to act. But if the fear is not justified, our actions will often lead us in the opposite direction of our North Star.