Lots of us think we’re liberated women.

But we’re not.

How do I know?

Because I’m guilty of imprisoning myself for decades. And I’m a pretty bold chick.

I had no idea I was in mind jail. Emotional baggage jail.

I’ve lost count of the times I listened to the…

Today, we’ll touch on one thing we do that leads to feeling uncertain and shaky in our relationships.

We’ll talk about poisonous thoughts about partners. But it’s not what you think. I won’t be talking about negative thoughts you have about your partner.

We’ll talk about a certain thought that’s…

a woman with blue hair making a funny smiling face with a man who is also making a goofy face

What is success?

Maybe it’s:

making a certain amount of money.

hiking all of the Appalachian Trail.

feeling connected to your partner.

losing 30 pounds.

speaking in public.

leaving a relationship.

As you can see, “success” doesn’t have a clear definition. …

“Samantha” was happy to let me share her story, hoping it would help others. Her name has been changed.

Does having sex with your partner prevent cheating?

Samantha split from a long-time partner after he’d cheated on her numerous times. He’d get caught, apologize, then get caught again. …

Do you have Center Stage OR Backstage Baggage?

I have baggage.

You have baggage.

And that’s good news.

It means there’s something you can do to create the life you want. There’s something you can work on. There’s something you can change.

But first, you have to figure out where…

Make baggage your bitch: Top 3 things you can do to liberate yourself from yourself

Most of us have stuff in our minds that keeps us from having the lives we want.

Many of us wish we had a different relationship with partners, family, and friends.

And a lot of…

I recently had a brain-bending chat.

A coach I’d just met said I have emotional baggage about being visible.

At first, that did not compute.

I have blurple hair. I’m loud and opinionated. I have a picture in my office that says “Down with the Patriarchy.” I used to be…

Dawn Ziegerer

certified coach, former on-air chick, mama, boomer

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