Category: Life


Over the past four and a half months, I’ve been using two new intentions in my life around two life areas that previously weren’t really on my radar. And I’ve gotten a lot of emails over the past month from Lively Show listeners asking me to discuss these two areas in more depth.

So tonight (Wednesday, September 14th) I’ll be doing a fun (free) online fireside chat where I share how I’ve applied my two new intentions for travel and dating (plus some practical tips I’ve picked up along the way).

I LOVE these fireside chats. They are my chance to have a “lively” (and honest) conversation with you about my life and to discuss topics that I think are relevant to many of us.

For those of you that haven’t joined a fireside chat before, we only do a few per year. But these evening fireside chats get really fun – many attendees had drinks (tea, water, Pinot Grigio…) in hand and this one should be no different. : )

Register for the fireside chat on “How I’m Applying Travel + Dating Intentions in My Life

We’re going to:

  • Chat about my adventures in traveling, dating… and dating while traveling 🙂
  • Look at how I have used two new intentions to explore new areas of my life
  • Learn practical tips that will improve your travels and love life
  • And a whole lot more…

Will you join us?

What: A fireside chat on How I’m Applying Travel + Dating Intentions in My Life”
When: Wednesday, September 14th at 6pm EST / 3pm PST
Where: Save your spot for the fireside chat here


* Note: This is a LIVE, free, online event. Once it has taken place, there will not be a way to sign up or participate.

PS – Life With Intention Online registration closes Friday, September 16th at Midnight.


TLS Vlog #11: A Quick Stop in New York City @

I spent a couple days in New York City before heading to London. In this episode, I’ll stroll around the city and talk about how I’m feeling after selling my house and setting out for Europe.

TLS Vlog #10: I Have A BIG Announcement!

June 2nd, 2016   |   HomeLifeVlog

TLS Vlog #10: I Have A BIG Announcement! @

Today I’m sharing some MAJOR news that has recently shifted my life’s trajectory. When I normally share personal events, it has been weeks or months since I worked through my emotions and came to a decision.

However, in this episode, you’re getting a look at what it’s like for me to work past my ego and listen for my intuition in real time. There are a few tears and lots of vulnerability.

I hope by sharing this video that it somehow helps others who may be going through difficult decisions to tap into their intuition as well.

TLS Vlog #9: My Ann Arbor House Tour

May 24th, 2016   |   HomeLifeVlog

TLS Vlog #9: My Ann Arbor House Tour @

Today I’m taking you through my home in Ann Arbor, Michigan. My 2-bedroom 1,000 sq ft. abode had great bones, but needed a lot of design work. I’ll give you a peek into how I maximized storage and gilded (everything) on a budget!

TLS Vlog #8: My Morning Routine

May 17th, 2016   |   LifeVlog

TLS Vlog #8: My Morning Routine @

I know that creating and perfecting a morning routine is a hot topic these days! While mine changes throughout the year, I thought I’d share with you my latest routine that has served me well while living in Ann Arbor.

TLS #6: What's Inside My Gluten-Free Grocery Bag @

Due to popular demand, I’m unpacking my groceries after a trip to Trader Joe’s so you can see what my gluten and dairy-free routine looks like on a regular basis! Keep scrolling for a full list.


Today on The Lively Show, I’m answering your April questions!

We’ve got a bevy of topics including: how I stay positive and get out of a rut, what my Europe trip plans look like, my advice for new business owners in Chicago, how to say no to opportunities that provide money (that you don’t really want to do), how to handle unwanted gifts, what qualities I’m looking for in a “Mr.”, and more.

This episode is perfect for anyone looking to learn a bit more about how I live my own life, or how to handle a variety of personal, career, or business situations. 



Today on this mini edition of TLS, I’m sharing my top 5 favorite guided meditation apps.

Whenever people tell me that they have a hard time hearing from their intuition, or being able to tell the voice of the “ego” apart from their intuition, meditation is the #1 practice I recommend starting with.

Observing our thoughts in meditation helps us recognize each thought’s source and feeling within ourselves. And as we get better at understanding what “ego” thoughts tend to feel like, we can start to tell them apart from intuitive guidance.

Over the years, I’ve tried many meditation apps, meditation formats, and even a meditation class. And in today’s episode I’m sharing the five guided meditations that I use again and again.

This episode is perfect for anyone looking for a great introduction to some beginner-friendly guided meditations in a variety of formats. 



Today on The Lively Show I’m sharing my favorites from March with you!

I’m sharing about the recent trips I’ve taken, my experience at Elizabeth Gilbert’s Michigan workshop this past weekend, as well as my favorite teas, books, jewelry, clothing, natural perfume, and more.

This episode is perfect for anyone looking to hear about what I’ve been into over this March in terms of experiences, thoughts, books, and items. 


TLS Vlog #5: Austin

April 4th, 2016   |   LifeVlog


We are headed to Austin, TX in this week’s episode of the Lively TV Show!

I’m meeting up with photographer Shalyn Nelson to get new head shots taken and we’ll snap some photos in lovely locations around Austin.

While stopping for some shots at Rose Bud Isle dog park, I’ll explain my love for sparkle water and how it correlates with self-worth.

Finally, I’ll show you my favorite taco place in Texas (Tyson’s) and you’ll get to meet my younger brother Michael!

TLS VLOG #4: Chicago (part 2)

March 28th, 2016   |   LifeVlog


I’m so excited to finally share the reason behind my Chicago trip!

In this video, you’ll meet my curriculum designer, Meghan Malloy. You’ll also get a behind-the-scenes look at us putting the mini-course format together.

Next, I’ll take you on a behind the scenes walking tour. I’ll show you my favorite spots in my old neighborhood and you’ll also see the 3 apartment buildings I lived in Lakeview.

I get a little more personal in this episode as I open up about my time in Chicago and how I started on my ‘Life with Intention’ journey!



I’ve been following today’s Lively Show guest, Gary Vaynerchuk, for the past seven years and it is a dream come true to get to interview him about his Values and his newest book, #AskGaryVee .

Gary is a four-time New York Times bestselling author, keynote speaker, angel investor, runs Vaynermedia, and is looking to own the New York Jets one day.

In today’s episode, we dive into a variety of topics including: how Gary’s intentionally designed his life according to his Values, why intense work “hustle” isn’t right for everyone, and how he cultivates his self-awareness and intuition.

This episode is perfect for anyone who is interested in hearing how Gary merges lofty ambitions with his Values, and how to double down on your own strengths, self-awareness, and intuition.


Reach Out

Want to learn how to live from Values-based intentions?

I run an online course, Life With Intention Online, to share exactly how to do just that. Sign up for updates here. (The next class registration starts September 12-16, and class begins September, 18th 2016.)

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