Why Good Things Terrify Normal People

January 14, 2015

I remember the first time I filled a group-coaching program. My first ever five figure launch! I‘d been dreaming of it for years but when it actually happened… I was thrilled for like a day and then terror set in. Has this ever happened to you? That thing you’ve worked so hard for, that thing […]

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Eliminate This Word from Your Vocabulary

July 23, 2014

Write the word “ready” down on a piece of paper. Do it now. I’ll wait. Now take your pen and draw a line through it. READY You need to know that the word “ready” is not your friend. Eliminate this word from your vocabulary. Because real life is not like school. In school you study […]

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[guest post] 3 Keys to Clear Fear in Any Relationship

October 16, 2013

About two months into our dating relationship, I look out the kitchen window and see my boyfriend fixing my back fence. He’s out there in his full length slicker, cowboy hat, the rain’s pouring down and he’s mending the fence.  I’m in the house sautéing some chicken, onions, and mushrooms and man oh man, does […]

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An Open Letter to the NE Portland Tire Slasher

August 21, 2013

Dear NE Portland Tire Slasher, You have been busy slashing tires in my neighborhood since May. Hundreds of tires, 50 to 60 a week. Last week you got my neighbor’s Subaru. Those are pretty impressive numbers. I hear you use a contraption that leaves holes that people don’t notice right away. Clever. Slashing all those […]

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Success… What it Really Looks Like

June 26, 2013

I often say that success is not always pretty. I’m not being theoretical. It’s messy. It sometimes involves tears. There are mishaps. Sometimes you lose your voice. So to clear up any misconceptions, I documented a time in my life when I stretched. I came out on the other side a different, more successful, person. […]

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Flash Mob of One

March 29, 2013

Well…I did it! Thank you SO much to those of you who helped me surpass my goal for Charity::Water. So far I’ve raised $1,181 which means 59 people will get clean water. As promised, here I am dancing in public in honor of your generosity and Charity:: Water.  (You could kind of call it a […]

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[Guest Post] How I Learned to Sing My Own Song

February 7, 2013

[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 […]

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5 Surprising Reasons Why Vulnerability is Good for You

October 24, 2012

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 alley in […]

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The Dirty Truth About Taking Risks (+ Giveaway!)

August 21, 2012

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 […]

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My Wish For You is Faith

December 22, 2011

“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 […]

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