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Dear Friends – With this being the season of love and celebrating Valentine’s Day, I wanted to write about loving our men well. However…..huge disclaimer…. Please don’t mistake my desire to discuss this topic as any sort of declaration that I have the answers. Quite the opposite actually. I wanted... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at arise and be
Happy February! Love notes have always been a huge part of my family’s life. We love to leave little post it notes around the house for one another, on mirrors, in the kitchen, in the car, etc… And on special occasions (ie: Birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Father’s/Mother’s day) we tend to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2015 at arise and be
when you make a choice to launch a business with 3 of your favorite friends and all 4 of you are women, you know that you are saying yes to many things. yes to challenge, growth, emotions (highs and lows and all of the mess in between). a big fat... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2015 at arise and be
What a ride 2014 has been! With the launch of Arise&Be and the incredible growth we witnessed, I think of my word for the year — ENJOY — and I realized how during this incredible journey of stepping outside my comfort zone, I experienced joy like I never had before.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at arise and be
It’s a big word and there seems to be a lot of emphasis on it during this season. I don’t just mean a little emphasis…. I mean a lot! Facebook, Blogs, Instagram…. It’s everywhere! People are writing about it. Embracing it. Choosing to live it. GRATITUDE. This word has been... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at arise and be
love this and love you guys… give your sweet girl a squeeze from me. cheers to you guys and many more. xoxo!
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Well! We did it! Success! Arise & Be just wrapped up our last retreat of 2014, and man, what a way to go out! The Explore Your Voice Day Retreat was spectacular… beyond words amazing. In fact, trying to put words to the feelings and energy that filled the room,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at arise and be
I have had a love hate relationship with fashion my entire life. I’m envious of the women who have a passion for fashion. You know the ones I’m talking about, the true fashionistas of the world. They look like they rolled out of bed styled and put together. I always... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at arise and be
Hi Friends! Let’s do something extra special for the extra special people in our lives! Whether it’s your BFF, your partner or spouse, your child or co-worker, sometimes we fill our time with busyness and forget to intentionally make time for those that are most special to us. Enjoy these... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2014 at arise and be
The day dawned bright and clear… and our team was ‘over the moon’ excited about what the day would hold and the women we would get to meet. Months of planning, dreaming and being inspired lead up to this moment and our team was truly feeling the beauty this day... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at arise and be
One of the core values of Arise&Be is "living fully: mind, body, heart and spirit." In order to live a full life, we need to be intentional about something that is a struggle for many women, SELF CARE. So this week, we're thrilled to have guest blogger, Tami Hackbarth, share... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at arise and be
One of the core values of Arise&Be is "living fully: mind, body, heart and spirit." In order to live a full life, we need to be intentional about something that is a struggle for many women, SELF CARE. So this week, we're thrilled to have guest blogger, Tami Hackbarth, share... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at hello love
THE LESSONS I LEARNED FROM CHILDREN We learn so much about who we are, how we view the world, and how we grown when working with children. They teach us about spontaneous joy, uncontrollable laughter, and seizing the present moment. For this reason alone, I have always loved being a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at arise and be
Communication…it makes or breaks a relationship, doesn’t it? Because of the power communication holds, it is a core value for Arise & Be. Communicating well with an emphasis on fostering positive community and relational teamwork requires a commitment to ‘weed out’ confusion and constructively address what is causing anxiety. This... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at arise and be
Relationships reflect the deep desire for humans to connect. They can leave marks on our hearts and speak to our souls. Some relationships have the capability of creating a synergy so off the charts amazing, the whole universe smiles! Because when a relationship clicks, a connection is created. And when... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at arise and be
start well. follow through. finish well. start well. check. finish well. no problem. those two are my jam. but, here's the thing... that follow through, the middle mess, the journey? sometimes oftentimes, that part is difficult and doesn't seem to fall in line with my plan. sometimes when the going... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at arise and be
Over the years I have worked as both a massage therapist, and as a chaplain. Can I just say: I love my jobs!!! Both fields are so sacred and fill my heart with a deep sense of purpose. Massage focuses more on the physical body. The releasing of tension in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at arise and be
I spend my days coaching and engaging with women…and I love it. In the coaching relationship, learning to develop the art of helpful questioning allows us to explore what is really going on underneath the surface. When we ask helpful questions, we will receive helpful answers. Unfortunately, the reverse is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at arise and be
Beauty: {byoo-tee} noun- the combination of all the qualities of a person or thing that delight the senses and please the mind My perception of Beauty has evolved throughout my life. As a child everything was beautiful. I always felt beautiful. I was a princess, weren’t we all? My innocence... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at arise and be
Books. As a child, I couldn’t get enough of them I read them cover to cover I was drawn to the stories they held to the beauty and heartache in the pages. Those stories taught me about love and loss hope and truth courage and strength. Today, I still love... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at arise and be
It was a night to launch a movement. From amazing women attending to inspirational photos….to words that change our lives…to beauty in the middle of a vineyard….we at Arise & Be were deeply moved to be apart of starting something that ignites our passion. What are we passionate about? Freeing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2014 at arise and be
{Title inspired by A&B’s biggest advocate: Margo Souza} For weeks and weeks I’ve been thinking, thinking, thinking, trying to find something inspirational to write about; and for weeks and weeks nothing has come to me. Plain and simple, you can’t force inspiration. So, I waited….and I waited…. And I waited….... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2014 at arise and be
as a team, words hold such power for us. many of our conversations center around a single word. it's helps us define where we are at in our journey and lead us to a space of clarity. it challenges our heart, mind and spirit. we have adventured across the country... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at arise and be
We believe in the power behind telling our stories to foster relationships across time and space. It's why we remember stories over the years, but often forget the 3 points of a seminar or the 5 tips for success…and it's why we, at Arise&BE, challenge ourselves to share our story... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at arise and be
Greetings from the Arise&Be team! Thank you for visiting our blog! We're excited to have you with us as we share our journey with you! This blog will be a place to authentically share our dreams and hopes, as well as the challenges of every day life. You'll hear the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2014 at arise and be