Here’s a little secret about me… I love a man with a beard! Apparently there’s some biological reasons for my obsession but whatever they cause, I can appreciate a face full of well groomed whiskers.   So it should come as no surprise that #NoShaveNovember  is one of my favorite […]

It’s #NoShameNovember…

Today we are joined by Jodi Aman, therapist and author of You 1, Anxiety 0: win your freedom back from fear and panic. Don’t forget to follow her on Twitter and Instagram for more tips and encouragement to embrace what you feel on your journey to emotional freedom. Show Notes RLW {Read Listen Watch}: […]

#11 Your Therapist is Anxious with Jodi Aman

When words fail.. just listen [EstherBmft Blog Post]
I’m often asked how I do the work I do.  How am I able to sit with other peoples’ pain, suffering, anger, and anguish?  How do I hold those emotions without breaking under the weight of them?   The answer is simple.  I don’t just hold them.  I bear witness […]

When words fail… just listen

I’m so excited to be a part of Tigerlily Foundation’s 4th Annual Pajama Glam Party!  The event, which began as an idea from Tigerlily’s founder Maimah Karmo’s daughter, encourages families to talk about health and wellness, and particularly encourages mothers and daughters to have those critical conversations that help girls learn to […]

PJs, Passion, and Philanthropy… sounds like a party!

With That Being Said - It Takes A Village with Sequoia Blodgett
Today we are joined by entrepreneur Sequoia Blodgett, star of ABC Family’s StartUp U and founder of 7AM Life.   Check out episodes of StartUp U online be sure to visit  You can also follow Sequoia on Twitter and Instagram. Show Notes RLW {Read Listen Watch}: Read Erica’s pick- […]

#10 It Takes a Village with Sequoia Blodgett

With That Being Said - Adulting is Hard
Today we are joined by 4 smart, funny, and brutally honest college students for a frank discussion on what it means to really become an adult in the modern age. Show Notes RLW {Read Listen Watch}: Read Esther’s pick-  Fascinate: Your 7 Triggers to Persuasion and Captivation by Sally Hogshead Want to […]

#9 Adulting is Hard

It’s seems rather apropros that in the aftermath of one of the east coast’s worst snow storms that today’s episode is all about wearing pajamas all day!  Erica and I are joined by Tara Jefferson of the to talk about self-care, motherhood, and why sometimes pajamas all day is […]

#7 Pajamas All Day with Tara Jefferson