I don’t think we talk enough about changing our minds. Over the past few years, I’ve changed my mind about using freebies to encourage people to opt into my weekly(ish) practitioner notes (which you’re reading right now )Conventional wisdom tells us that “best practice” is to offer a freebie or gift of some sort in

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Here’s a little behind the scenes peek into Bloom & Grow planning & an overview of a lesson I’m constantly needing to re-learn.I’m knee deep in planning for next year’s Hormone Deep Dive.(In case you aren’t familiar, this is a year-long CEU program for advanced herbalists & nutritionists)This year for the 2022 GI Deep Dive,

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I get a lot of questions about how long it takes to fill a clinical practice.I understand why you’d want to know. Having an estimate is helpful when you’re planning and lets you set reasonable expectations. So, when can you expect to be sustaining yourself from your practice?The short answer is: longer than you think.In

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I started posting on LinkedIn a few times a week.Most of you know that I had been off social media for several years. I wasn’t into the endless scrolling, the comparison trap, or the ethical & privacy dilemmas associated with social media.I still have some of the same concerns, and I also felt an inner urge

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It’s win time!I hope you enjoy reading through the list of “wins” below sent in by other practitioners. I share these periodically because it’s so easy to cruise right by our successes without acknowledging them.It also feels great to be happy for other people & to see all the cool stuff that’s happening out there.Perhaps

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It’s win time Send me something you’re proud of or excited about relating to your practice.Big or small, anything is welcome. The rest of us really do want to know what you’re excited about. (And whenever possible we want links, too!)And yes, even if you do not know me at all, I would be more than

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A few weeks ago, a student in my Grow course shared a sentiment that I recognized in myself.She wrote:“Having bought too many courses that are on backlog feels super burdensome. I want to just throw them all into the sea, as they represent time I don’t have.”(Hi Louise thanks for giving permission for me to

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I’m noticing a lot of fear in the air lately, and not in a fun Halloweeny way There’s recession talk going around, money is tighter than usual for many people, and even if you have little to no understanding of what the stock market does or is, things still seem…bad.(Not to mention the effects of

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Here’s a little blast from the past that’s been coming up for me this week:Going over your time with clients is not (always) a gift. (older podcast episode)It can put your client in an awkward position if they have something else they need to do. They might need to pick up a child from school

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Many years ago, I attended a 45-minute conference presentation where the speaker had close to 200 slides filled with text and graphs.I left knowing almost nothing more about the subject than I had when I started and feeling anxious and overwhelmed I would have been better off taking a nap.While there is a difference between

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