How to work with the emotional overload of goal setting and desire

Carrie JordanFeminine Leadership

When we engage in goal setting, it can seem easy-peasy, but for many women, a lot of emotion comes up: fear, grief, shame. It can stop us in our tracks, or it can become our motivation. Here are some inner critic activities to engage with her and find out what she really wants for you. Learn how to set goals for yourself and how to work with the emotion that arises when your goals seem out of reach.

I receive lots of emails with questions about goal setting from my Life Design Planner customers. Mostly they are “This is awesome!” emails, and sometimes I get an emails from women who are…scared sh*tless. And dare I say, if you’re using the planner and not scared sh*tless, you might be playing too small in your goal setting. Below I’m sharing an email … Read More

The Best Everything Of 2017

Carrie JordanWomb Wisdom

Happy new year! I'm reflecting on the best music, books, streaming television shows, and tools for your business of 2017.

Happy new year! I’m reflecting on my favorite stuff from 2017 and I’d love to hear yours in the comments. Best Music/Songs of 2017 Toad Lick by East Forest Dark Necessities by RHCP Mr. Magic by Amy Winehouse Find your cloud by Papadosio Show Yourself by Ayla Nereo Make it Holy by The Staves Gold by Kiiara Lean in by … Read More

How to design your best year ever

Carrie JordanFeminine Leadership

best year ever design

Happy new year! Everyone is setting resolutions and intentions for their best year ever, and of course it is always a challenge to stay on track with our busy modern lives. I find it incredibly satisfying to track my goals from year to year, quarter to quarter, month to month, and week to week, setting intentions and planting seeds at … Read More

Winter Solstice (Part 4, The Visionary)

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom

Winter Solstice Ritual

Before the Winter Solstice Christina Pratt (of The Last Mask Center) created a set of podcasts that guide how we can do the soul work to step into a fruitful year ahead having left behind what no longer serves us and step into a new version of life. This blog and the next blog in the 4-part series this week … Read More

How to be a Sacred Activist

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom, Feminine Leadership

Sacred activism

Many shamanic cultures believe that reality exists as a result of the Big Dream of the Cosmos. The Cosmos have dreamt you and I into existence. All of creation is like a spider web of life that connects everything (all our relations…our ancestors, our descendants, the standing nation, the plant nation, the two leggeds, the winged ones, and all the … Read More

Winter Solstice Preparations (Part 3: Teacher)

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom

Winter Solstice Ritual

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Before the Winter Solstice Christina Pratt (of The Last Mask Center) created a set of podcasts that guide how we can do the soul work to step into a fruitful year ahead having left behind what no longer serves us and step into a new version of life. This blog and the next blog in … Read More

How to create a Winter Solstice Ritual (Part 2 The Warrior)

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom

Winter Solstice Ritual

Before the Winter Solstice Christina Pratt (of The Last Mask Center) created a set of podcasts that guide how we can do the soul work to step into a fruitful year ahead having left behind what no longer serves us and step into a new version of life. This blog and the next two blogs in the series this week … Read More

How to create a Winter Solstice Ritual (Part 1: Healer)

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom

Winter Solstice Ritual

The winter solstice is the time of rebirth: this is the darkest part of the year, the longest night, when we examine our shadow aspects. We recognize the earth’s natural cycles and creating a ritual or ceremony around those cycles in celebration. I love Christina Pratt’s (of The Last Mask Center) podcasts, Shamanism Now. She created a guide for how … Read More

Six constraints that could be interfering with your life design

Carrie JordanFeminine Leadership

Overcome constraints

In the Life Design Method where we actively design our lives, we are constantly working around constraints we can’t control and asking the central question, “how might I…?” This question, How might I? is the key to design thinking. It addresses the challenge and is optimistic and broad enough to allow room to discover new possibilities. Design thinking is a mindset that helps us to … Read More

Why goal-setting definitely works

Carrie JordanCreative Self Expression, Feminine Leadership

feminine goal-setting life design method

Recently I’ve been noticing that the internet likes to publish articles about why goal-setting is a “waste of time.” I’ve seen these kinds of articles on Psychology Today, Forbes, Business Insider, and other content-heavy sites. Just google “goal setting doesn’t work” and you’ll get a list of reasons why you should be complacent in your life and stop setting goals. … Read More