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A Tribute to Women Entrepreneurs

A Tribute to Women Entrepreneurs

In honor of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, I have written a heart-felt tribute to the many women who have decided to take the leap and create their own business… Today, I walk with you… For deciding to live your life on your terms For your mindset of service and...

What’s Your Calling?

What’s Your Calling?

One of the questions I get asked most often recently is, “Ellie, what is my purpose and calling in the world?” My answer to the first part of the question is very different from my answer to the second part of the question. So, if this has been an inquiry for you, or...

Wonder, Curiosity and Openness

Wonder, Curiosity and Openness

Do you ever find yourself in front of a challenge, or unwanted conversation, or conflict and you just want to run? Your mind feels scattered, you can’t come up with solutions and your body is ready for fight or flight or freeze! I know those situations feel horrible...

8 Key Mindset Ingredients for Success in Life

8 Key Mindset Ingredients for Success in Life

I was asked the other day how I define success in my life. I answered, “Do I feel well with where I’m at?” This applies to everything – how I feel in my body, how I feel in my work, how I feel in my relationships, you get the gist. The person pushed me a bit more to...

Brain-Based Habit for Better Relating

Brain-Based Habit for Better Relating

Relationships are crucial to having a healthy and caring life with those who you value. In today’s article, I am borrowing the research of Daniel G. Amen, MD who specializes in how the brain works. He has created an acronym RELATING that will help you remember the...

Fall in Love with Yourself

Fall in Love with Yourself

To connect more deeply, you must face the one person that you keep on the shortest leash: YOU. You may find you often reject other people’s care or attention when you believe you don’t deserve it – but there’s nothing special you must do to deserve love – it is simply...

My 5 Best Success Habits

My 5 Best Success Habits

I like to teach transformative new ideas. Some people are inventive with new recipes, technology, design… me, I like to create new ways of thinking and being in life. When I got clear that that is where I love to live everyday, my life got more interesting and fun. I...

Break the Bad Habit Loop

Break the Bad Habit Loop

Habits are hard to change. I know. In some ways, I love my routines and rituals because they make me feel cozy, secure and happy. But when they turn into habits that no longer serve me, I am faced with learning how to let them go. Over the years, I’ve managed to put...

A Better Pause

A Better Pause

As a longtime meditator, I thought I had a pretty good grasp of the value of taking time to pause during a busy day in a formal and intentional way. Most recently I took a second look and I wanted to share a distinction with you that I think makes a difference. Let’s...

Life Unrehearsed

Life Unrehearsed

I was invited last Sunday to an interview on CJAD 800 Life Unrehearsed with Corrie and Matt. The request was to talk about the hype around meditation and mindfulness and get clear about the benefits. So, I said, “Sure!” and off I went to their offices Sunday...

5 Minutes to Train Your Attention

5 Minutes to Train Your Attention

For your mindful pleasure, I’ve got a simple 5-minute Mindfulness practice to train your attention. It’s never too late to start and I promise that if you take 5 minutes to practice everyday, you will start to notice a difference in your ability to focus. It’s a...

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