Our Real Work: Jess Ryan, MS

Coaching and consulting. Something's calling. It's your life.

November 20, 2016
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“And now the holidays?!”, and other things you don’t want to say outloud

[Read to end. There’s a free yoga class recording you can access now.] Family gathered around the heavily laden table. Warm lighting. Chestnuts roasting on an open fire . . . It’s warm and nostalgic and lovely. It’s what we’re … Continue reading

November 6, 2016
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Five Minutes Could Change Everything

A lot can happen in five minutes: a phone call, a text, signing a petition, opening a door for someone, a new life enters the world, someone walks out a door, a hug.  The list is endless. Yet, how often … Continue reading

October 30, 2016
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Five Simple Acts That Could Save You This Week

Potentially shocking: not everyone is going to like you, what you believe in, AND you’re probably not going to change others mind if they are vehemently opposed to your opinions. Especially if you troll them on Twitter or unfriend them … Continue reading

September 25, 2016
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Boundaries for when saying no isn’t an option

Boundaries are about more than saying no (though sometimes practicing saying no to things we don’t really want to do is a good starting point). Boundaries and no get tied together because, well, saying no to outside influences, ideas, and … Continue reading

April 24, 2016
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Rising Strong or staying home?

I was ready to wow you with wisdom and insight from Brené Brown this week. I was supposed to hear her speak in Denver last weekend. And then spring happened as it does around here. There was a blizzard in … Continue reading

March 13, 2016
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Stop picking up other people’s shit

A little something about me: I can sense how people’s bodies hold messages, blockages, energy, and life experiences and how those things keep people out of alignment with the life they truly want to live. Blessing? Curse? Your call, but … Continue reading

February 28, 2016
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Finding the real you (you don’t have to be a hermit or an addict)

So most of what I do deals with going deep. Getting quiet. Listening to that important little voice inside you called your intuition. It means claiming your space (literally and metaphorically) and owning your thoughts, beliefs, feelings, wants, needs. I’m … Continue reading

February 14, 2016
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Why A Good Relationship Will Make You Question Everything

As a caveat to this post, you may not have relationship “issues”. But, if you get really honest, and examine the interactions with your family, friends, partners, or pets you’ll find most of us have some sort of issue. Since … Continue reading

January 31, 2016
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My one-word answer to (most of) your problems

Give up gluten. Swear off sugar. Put down your phone. Quit drinking. Meditate. Do more yoga. Drink less coffee. Drink more water. Nope. There’s lots of advice out there about how to live a better life, and I am a … Continue reading

December 20, 2015
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When the holidays make you want to cry on the inside (Make room for “and”)

December is here with twinkling lights and jingling bells, joy and merriment, gifting and giving. Or maybe you see December with its darkening days and nonstop noise, seasonal sadness and letting go of the year, consumerism and excess. Maybe the … Continue reading