• Finding Solace Through Strategy

    ​“Having a plan can help calm my angst and bring a sense of control even if the future is completely uncertain.” ~Janine Rudder As the country loosens quarantine restrictions I’m becoming increasingly uneasy.  It’s…

  • Recognizing the Gifts of Covid without Guilt

    “Acknowledging fortune and opportunities doesn’t mean that you’re diminishing pain and loss. You can honor both.” ~ Andrew Della Rocca ​About a week ago while helping my husband, who is also a coach,…

  • What is the Gift in this Situation?

    “I went from feeling sluggish and stagnant to powerful and productive while social distancing.” ~Janine Rudder Today is my twenty-fourth straight day at home.  With the exception of walks around the neighborhood and…

  • Setting Fun as an Intention

    I’ve elevated fun from a “nice to have” in my life to one of my core values, and amazing things have started to happen. ~Janine Rudder ​My supervisor is retiring. To celebrate her,…

  • Just Start Creating

    “I’ve outgrown the self that allowed doubt, fear, and apathy to take the driver’s seat.  I decided to let my brazen, adventurous and rebellious side lead.” ~Janine Rudder ​Exactly one year ago, November…

  • What Saving 50% of My Income Taught Me

    “I wanted to lead in the dance with my finances, not the other way around.” ~Janine Rudder Since January of this year, I’ve been saving 50% of my after tax income from my…

  • The True Cost of Desperate Energy

    ​“As a woman of color it is absolutely vital that I show up in full command of my self-worth and value.” ~Janine Rudder ​We’ve all heard the phrase “walk in like you own…