Our Real Work: Jess Ryan, MS

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

March 5, 2017
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What’s Hidden is Holding You Back: 5 Steps To Safely Uncovering Your Gifts

I’m not sure if you knew this about me, but I’m a sucker for poetry. Not just reading it, but writing it. I’ve had several pieces published and was invited to compete in the 2012 Women of the World Poetry … Continue reading

February 19, 2017
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It’s Hard to Say Good-bye

It’s Hard to Say Good-bye By Stephanie Long (This is a two-part guest post from my other business’ blog,  dharma. The Institute for Awakened Living. The first part is a letter written by Stephanie Long. The second part is a … 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 9, 2016
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i am mother.

This week’s post is a guest post written by my colleague and friend Emily Brown. We are co-teaching a local workshop called I Am Mother. Check it out HERE.   I often wish that my children could have met me … 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

September 11, 2016
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Hey, empaths and healers, are you a groper?

Do you ever find yourself overloaded with other people’s emotions and feelings? Can you tell when family members are sad or about to burst into anger, even if they don’t say anything? Have you walked past someone in a grocery … 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

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

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 6, 2015
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You Have Time for This…Inspired by the Time I Drank Bleach

We’ve all heard it, and have definitely said it: I’m really busy right now. I don’t have time for that right now. I’ll get to that later. Many years ago, I had finished my Masters degrees and I was in … Continue reading