I choose joy over fear,
and brave over perfect.

author. storyteller. life coach.

My Story

I’m a writer. ultrarunner. activist. mom. I dive into discomfort and teach how to swing for the bleachers in life. Welcome to my home on the web. I’m so happy you’re here! If you were at my real home, you’d have to move kids’ stuff off the couch and make your own cup of tea anyway, so get comfortable where you are and read more of my story

Susie at TEDx Boulder

Is Clarity Overrated? Try “Scared as sh**, but moving forward anyway.”

We pray for clarity, do juice cleanses for it, and beat ourselves up over our lack of it. We feel the pressure for clarity this… Read more

A New Year’s Ritual Without Resolutions

If you had a tough 2018, I hear you. Let’s close the book and celebrate that we’re here now, with a brand new year ahead.… Read more

When Holiday Spirit Spirals into Holiday Stress

I need to be at two recitals and a holiday event right now. I have stress about time, money, and not having enough of either.… Read more