You Need This Before You Need This

This summer, my husband, Andrew was diagnosed with a rare, stage four salivary gland cancer. Since then, our lives have been…well, vastly different. For the past five months, Andrew has endured quite a lot: Multiple surgeries, long hospital stays, infection and incredible pain not to mention how he hasn’t worked, hasn’t spent time with [...]

By |2019-11-13T22:42:43+00:00November 13th, 2019|affirmation, beliefs, blessings, Cancer free, change, cheri flake, find a therapist, gratitude, surviving, thankful, Uncategorized|Comments Off on You Need This Before You Need This

Too Legit to Quit

Too Legit To Quit If you hashtag meditation up on your social media, you’re most likely going to see a super skinny, blonde, white lady on a beach dressed in a flow-y, white something or other making lovely mudras with her hands with a serene and perfect look on her face. Is that what meditation really [...]

By |2019-05-23T02:54:56+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Too Legit to Quit

4 Steps to Willpower like you’ve Never known before…

Every year around this time, all of my clients participate in the “Cheri Flake Willpower Challenge.” This challenge is super simple and great fun! You pick one “I will” power and one “I won’t” power and commit to do one thing, and not do another thing for 40 days straight. No negotiating. No trying. [...]

By |2019-10-17T01:45:39+00:00March 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Steps to Willpower like you’ve Never known before…

Same Year, Same You? PERFECT.

Who is sick of New Year’s Resolutions?? Me! I am! Ugh! The worst, right? The way we typically go about New Year’s Resolutions just doesn’t work…we truly refuse to take into account how our brains work when we set out with our intentions. Here’s the truth: our brains are actually wired up to avoid [...]

By |2019-01-21T18:18:19+00:00January 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Same Year, Same You? PERFECT.

Solve Your #1 Meditation Problem, Now!

A Quick Meditation Tip The #1 Meditation Problem I Hear and How to Solve It! The number one complaint that I get from new and old meditation practitioners is the annoying problem of your legs falling asleep! You know what I mean…first, it’s the pins and needles…then, when you think all is well and [...]

By |2019-10-17T01:39:57+00:00July 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Memories-The Good, The Bad, and Unicorn Toots

Two weeks ago, living up to his expectations as an active and adventurous little 8 year-old boy, my son tried some acrobatics on our second-floor banister, lost his balance and landed right on his head on our wooden first floor below. Let me say right off the bat, he’s okay!!! But, holy smokes! That [...]

By |2018-04-23T02:10:34+00:00April 23rd, 2018|fear, healthy habits, journey into healing, long-term change, negative thoughts, peace, stress, stress therapy, Uncategorized, worry|Comments Off on Memories-The Good, The Bad, and Unicorn Toots

The New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake

Don’t Make The New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake! All of my clients are well aware that I do not allow New Year’s Resolutions. Well, at least in the way that we typically go about them…:) Why? Because New Year’s resolutions are usually tailored to largely ignore the way that our brains work. This sets us [...]

By |2018-01-25T03:01:33+00:00January 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake

The Quick Guide to a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

  Aaaaaaaah, Thanksgiving. Why, it’s the beginning of the most wonderful time of the year! Not quite in that space? If obligatory feasting (that requires a whole lotta cookin’!), the onset of a month of hustle and bustle and incessant family in company doesn’t sound absolutely lovely, you’re not alone. Here’s a quick guide [...]

By |2019-02-22T00:20:45+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Don’t Make the New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake!

All of my clients are well aware that I do not allow New Year’s Resolutions. Well, at least in the way that we typically go about them…:) Why? Because New Year’s resolutions are usually tailored to largely ignore the way that our brains work. This sets us up for repeated failures and has us feeling [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:47+00:00December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Don’t Make the New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake!

Make it a Stress-Free Holiday Season

If I told you to go out and fill your trunk up with stress, you couldn’t do it. This is because a lot of stress is simply created by our thoughts. This means that we often have way more control than you probably think. So, during holidays especially, make an effort to stop creating stress [...]

By |2016-12-21T22:24:15+00:00December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Make it a Stress-Free Holiday Season