Fearless Living Blog

Here is your REAL problem…

Here is your REAL problem…

Have you ever feel lonely? Do you find yourself isolating because it seems easier? Is hugging, flirting, connecting, or confronting ... read more

Wait Until you hear what’s about to happen to Linda

Wait Until you hear what’s about to happen to Linda

A funny thing happens when you’re confronting fears you’ve kept buried for so long – your entire life starts to change. Even beliefs ... read more

It was time for Linda to do the impossible…

It was time for Linda to do the impossible…

Linda sat on a bench in the locker room of the Pilates studio where she worked. She had just finished her last class of the day, and ... read more

Fear is Tricking You. Here’s How… [Linda Part 2]

Fear is Tricking You. Here’s How… [Linda Part 2]

When Linda first walked into the room, she was surprised there was no stage. That’s odd, she thought. I figured there’d be more people. read more

Linda Should Have Known Better…[Linda Part 1]

Linda Should Have Known Better…[Linda Part 1]

Linda should have known better. She and her husband, Joe, were almost out of the house when the phone rang. “Don’t answer it,” ... read more

The Day That Changed Everything

The Day That Changed Everything

June 15th. The Day that Changed Everything! Today is the anniversary of my parents’ deaths. You might be wondering… ... read more

How Getting Your Life Unstuck Reduces Your Frustration By 75%

How Getting Your Life Unstuck Reduces Your Frustration By 75%

  Do you know what the biggest problem of trying to get your life unstuck is? It’s a fact there’s a bajillion ... read more

Quit Procrastinating Today!

Quit Procrastinating Today!

Watch this video to learn a proven method that will show you how to: Turn procrastination into action Change the way you create your ... read more

I Was So Mad…

I Was So Mad…

Have you ever been so mad you just wanted to spit (or scream or cry or go on a vacation for like a year)? Oh yes, I’ve been that ... read more

What if You Quit Talking Bad to Yourself?

What if You Quit Talking Bad to Yourself?

What if you never said one bad thing about yourself ever again? No. Really. What if you never said one bad thing about yourself ever ... read more

Here’s How to Stay Motivated…

Here’s How to Stay Motivated…

Have you heard about the study that asked basketball players to visual themselves making baskets versus actual practicing putting the ... read more

I Never Want to Be Part of this Statistic

I Never Want to Be Part of this Statistic

My friend, Kathryn, and I spent the yesterday together- from 11am to 9pm – at my house planning our year. And oh, it’s ... read more

Fear of Failure Sucks!

Fear of Failure Sucks!

I will never forget when the first copy of my first hard covered book arrived on my doorstep in a one of those gigantic yellow padded ... read more

Care About Your Happiness?

Care About Your Happiness?

Confession: For most of my life, (I have witnesses-yikes!), I didn’t care a squat about happiness. I thought happiness was ... read more

Secret Sauce of Success

Secret Sauce of Success

It’s Motivation Time. It’s time to get yourself a story and some meaning…   Everything you do, and everything ... read more

Are You Being Who You Want to Be?

Are You Being Who You Want to Be?

I’ve asked myself that question a million trillion times… Are you being who you want to be? I could ask it a bunch of ... read more

What If You Could Change Your Future?

What If You Could Change Your Future?

If you’ve ever felt stuck, you know the pain and frustration of wanting SOMETHING to change but not having a clue – or ... read more

Love Good Conversations?

Love Good Conversations?

  If you want to LOVE better… keep reading. Because if you don’t have this SKILL, your relationships will stagnate and read more

Get Needy!

Get Needy!

  I want you to think about being “needy.” That’s right: BE NEEDY. Okay, let me explain. Truth? Do you like ... read more

Say Goodbye To The Past For Real

Say Goodbye To The Past For Real

  Have I forgiven my father? Recently my former college roommate, Kathryn, asked me if I have truly forgiven my father for what we read more

Fear Kills

Fear Kills

Let’s face it: Fear kills. Fear has probably killed a dream or two of yours. May have killed off a relationship. Probably even ... read more

Stop Being Walked On!

Stop Being Walked On!

Be ready to get grumpy and tell the truth at the same time. Yep. That’s right. Usually the first thing that happens is you get ... read more

Do You Avoid This Too?

Do You Avoid This Too?

  Have you ever avoided a difficult conversation? I mean, come on. You’re smart and evolved enough to know you should speak ... read more

Burn Baby Burn

Burn Baby Burn

  You are beautiful! And sometimes you forget that. Sometimes you don’t remember who you really are. What you are truly ... read more

There’s No Place Like Home…

There’s No Place Like Home…

Where is home to you?   Last night I was at a networking party and a stranger who I had just met leaned in and asked me, “Where is read more

Extraordinary You!

Extraordinary You!

  In my past when I was an actress, I wanted to be seen as an amazing contribution to the stage, screen, and television. I wanted ... read more

Love Yourself

Love Yourself

It is the hardest thing to figure out. It is the hardest thing to do. And it is the thing you must do. I ignored it for years. I would ... read more

Are You Loved UP?

Are You Loved UP?

Are you loved up enough? I mean, really loved up? Do you feel loved by the people in your life? Do you have enough people loving on ... read more

Self Destruction that is Keeping You Stuck!

Self Destruction that is Keeping You Stuck!

Today I was talking to a client about secrets. Secrets are deadly. They destroy trust, intimacy, and love. They destroy authenticity ... read more

Are You Missing this Love Skill?

Are You Missing this Love Skill?

  You see it everywhere don’t you? Classes on how to FIND love, KEEP love, GET love, CHASE love, RECEIVE love, and all the ... read more

Forgive Some More

Forgive Some More

Forgiveness is never about the other person. Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. When you refuse to forgive, give up resentment, ... read more

Make It Up GOOD!

Make It Up GOOD!

Every day you decide what the events around you ‘mean.’ I didn’t get the call for the job today. What does it mean? ... read more

Time Stealers

Time Stealers

  ASK RHONDA: I am becoming more aware of how exhausted I am at the end of the day. I shouldn’t be this tired. I barely have read more

Who Am I Anyway?

Who Am I Anyway?

There’s nothing like the unsettling feeling of finding yourself unsure of who you are anymore. Have you ever woken up one morning read more

What Are You Waiting For?

What Are You Waiting For?

  What’s the difference between waiting and anticipating? To me…everything. Waiting is just that…waiting. Doing nothing. Waiting ... read more

When You Do This, Life Gets So Abundant…

When You Do This, Life Gets So Abundant…

  Can you accept a compliment with grace? Are you open to more love and prosperity in your life? Can you receive good tidings ... read more

When You Feel This Way, All is Not Lost…

When You Feel This Way, All is Not Lost…

  As you awaken, as you transform, as you feel different about yourself and your life, you may feel lost.   Feeling lost is ... read more

Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

  We all want peace of mind. Many of us think if we just get that promotion we will finally have financial peace of mind. Some of ... read more

There’s Only You

There’s Only You

  There’s only one person you have to be today.   Sure, you can be a great business person, a fabulous parent and a wonderful read more

Confronting the People in Your Life

Confronting the People in Your Life

  It’s time you start confronting the people in your life who aren’t treating you right. Did you just GULP? I know I did. Maybe ... read more

Are You Feeling Called to Make a Big Shift in Your Life?

Are You Feeling Called to Make a Big Shift in Your Life?

  Are you feeling called to make a big shift in your life? Is your soul yearning for something new, something different, something read more

The Secret No One Knows About Fear

The Secret No One Knows About Fear

  In today’s article, I am going to reveal something that no one talks about. See, I am going to tell you the secret of ... read more

Willing to Feel Your Feelings

Willing to Feel Your Feelings

  A private coaching client called me this past week and asked me to help her get over her feelings of sadness. She was unhappy ... read more

I Didn’t Know What Happened…

I Didn’t Know What Happened…

  I didn’t know what happened. I woke up early. Way earlier than usual. There had to be something very wrong… There is read more

What Do Rats Have to Do With Living Alone?

What Do Rats Have to Do With Living Alone?

  I was 24 years old and leaving Minneapolis for good. I had moved to Minneapolis after my sisters and I left our rat infested ... read more

If You Can’t Do This, You Aren’t Alone…

If You Can’t Do This, You Aren’t Alone…

  It didn’t matter how many compliments I got.  Or how many people said they liked me. I never ever believed them. I mean, ... read more

Are You Setting the Wrong Goal?

Are You Setting the Wrong Goal?

Are you sitting down? I just finished reading a fascinating study that says… DRUM ROLL PLEASE: Goals can be harmful. Yep. Goals ... read more

Thank Your Present Self

Thank Your Present Self

Dear Present Self Thank you for having the courage to admit that you want MORE…. to live more true in your business, in your ... read more

Starting Over Graduate, Jessica, on 9/11 talks to her Life Coach, Rhonda Britten

Starting Over Graduate, Jessica, on 9/11 talks to her Life Coach, Rhonda Britten

And if you watched Starting Over, the Emmy Award-winning Daytime reality show that aired every day for three years from 2003 to 2006, ... read more

Freedom Day

That’s one type of FREEDOM: the ability to move FORWARD towards a better life despite our circumstances or backgrounds or history. ... read more

What does a car have to do with it?

What does a car have to do with it?

That’s the car she died in. The car she paid for with her own money. The car she bought after getting her driver’s license ... read more

Are You Standing on the Sidelines of Your Life?

Are You Standing on the Sidelines of Your Life?

I know this might sound crazy but for most of my life, I was the last person I thought about so I would just go along with the crowd. I read more

Your Voice Matters!

Your Voice Matters!

What do you really want to say… but you’re not? What does happiness sound like in your own voice? Do you know? Do you feel ... read more

She was so brave…

She was so brave…

One of the bravest things, most fearless things, I ever saw… I was on the set of my hit daytime reality show, “Starting ... read more

Today rise up…

Today rise up…

Rise Up. Rise Up. Today is the day that has been ordained as a celebration to rise up. Rise up to your true nature. Rise up and honor ... read more

Do You Trust Your Decisions?

Do You Trust Your Decisions?

Have you ever found yourself afraid to make a decision? Unsure you were making the RIGHT decision? I know I wanted to make the RIGHT ... read more

Does Your Voice Stop You From Speaking Up?

Does Your Voice Stop You From Speaking Up?

  I’ll never forget the sleepless nights I spent tossing and turning… Do I leave or stay? Do I quit or try again? Do I read more

Are You Calling Me a Victim?

Are You Calling Me a Victim?

I’m a victim. There, I said it. I want to throw up a bit because I just said that out loud but confess it I must. You'll find out why ... read more

To the True Super Heroes

To the True Super Heroes

For many Americans, Memorial Day signals the beginning of summer. BBQs. Camping. Chillin’ at the beach. But that isn’t what read more

Mom and Me

Mom and Me

I’m sure it’s my mother who made me who I am today. I’m sure it’s what she taught me that kept me going during ... read more

The One Gift I Always Wanted

The One Gift I Always Wanted

Where was my chemistry set? I hadn't asked for a typewriter. It wasn't even on my list. My disappointment was palatable. The words that read more

My Mother made this 40 years ago…

My Mother made this 40 years ago…

With Christmas Eve just one day away, I want to ask you: What's your intention? How do you want to move through the holidays? What do ... read more

Momentum Makers Intimate Interview Series

Momentum Makers Intimate Interview Series

Listen in on my interview TODAY at 6pm pacific! Get all of the details here. As you probably can imagine I’ve done thousands of ... read more

BLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL TODAY ONLY – Ends at Midnight!

BLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL TODAY ONLY – Ends at Midnight!

  What’s your biggest problem? No, really..what’s the problem that keeps you up at night? You know the one that drives read more

#LoveMeAnyway

#LoveMeAnyway

  I used to make New Years Resolutions. I would promise myself that I would lose weight or give up sugar or make my bed. Between ... read more

Moving Towards Your Vision

Moving Towards Your Vision

Vision is an inside job. It takes us over. Moves through us without us asking, but urges us to follow. It swells up within us and ... read more

Thank You.

Thank You.

I’m sitting here thinking of how you’ve taught me to receive. In the past, I thought you wanted me to be perfect then I ... read more

Do you keep secrets?

Do you keep secrets?

Do you keep secrets? Today I was talking to a client about secrets. Secrets are deadly. They keep you believing that there is a part of read more

There Is Nothing To Do. Just BE.

There Is Nothing To Do. Just BE.

How wonderful it is to know there is nothing you have to do to be you. You are already here in your full glory existing to your best ... read more

Fearless Living Boot Camp Is Coming!

Fearless Living Boot Camp Is Coming!

Join Fearless Living Boot Camp for FREE and get fearless in the month of fear! Build your confidence and ability to take risks in less ... read more

Live Events: Full Throttle Experience 2014

Live Events: Full Throttle Experience 2014

There’s nothing like being in a room full of folks eager to learn and hungry for change. My friend Delatorro puts on a mean four ... read more

The Fearless Comedienne: Joan Rivers

The Fearless Comedienne: Joan Rivers

No one can ever say Joan Rivers wasn’t fearless. In fact, she is the epitome of fearless. Fearless people go first. And Joan did ... read more

The Gift of Connection: Aunt Alice

The Gift of Connection: Aunt Alice

My Aunt Alice passed away last week. She went into the hospital to have shoulder surgery and within seven days took her last breath. It read more

The Positive Path of Jealousy

The Positive Path of Jealousy

Have you ever felt so jealous you want to pull out your hair? Have you ever seethed with envy and hated yourself for it? Have you ever ... read more

Life Coach Certification Program – Preview Call

Life Coach Certification Program – Preview Call

If you want to make a difference in the world and support others in growing beyond their fears, please read this entire email. It has ... read more

It’s All About R-I-S-K

It’s All About R-I-S-K

This week was all about being willing to feel every feeling and taking actions (risks) regardless of those feelings in order to gain ... read more

What Are You Willing To Risk?

What Are You Willing To Risk?

Confidence is something everyone wants but few are willing to do the work to achieve. Being willing to feel your feelings and face your read more

Starting Over Intensive Preview Call

Starting Over Intensive Preview Call

Oh Geez Louise…it’s true. I needed help when I met Andy Paige. (And trust me, I thought I looked GOOD!!!!!) Andy has ... read more

Marlo Thomas and Me-Get A Life!

Marlo Thomas and Me-Get A Life!

Woot! Woot! New web series!! I am so excited to be a part of Marlo Thomas‘ new series Get A Life. Marlo created Get A ... read more

Aiming For Compassion and Love

Aiming For Compassion and Love

Do you have someone in your life you just can’t stand? And do you beat yourself up for it? Judge yourself? I don’t know ... read more

National Thrift Shop Day!

National Thrift Shop Day!

Oh I love nothing better than a good bargain! Growing up in the midwest, I was raised on Saturday morning garage sales and stops at the read more

Starting Over Intensive & Coming Home To Your Fearless Self Retreat

Starting Over Intensive & Coming Home To Your Fearless Self Retreat

The passing of Robin Williams deeply impacted me. It made me once again reaffirm my love of meeting you in person. I’m glad ... read more

In Honor of National Relaxation Day

In Honor of National Relaxation Day

In honor of National Relaxation Day, it’s time to stop, rest and relax. Do any of those words sound familiar to you? For most of us, ... read more

You Are Enough. Truth for Quality of Life

You Are Enough. Truth for Quality of Life

How wonderful to know that there is nothing you must do, nothing you must prove, nothing that you must be… You are enough exactly read more

Robin Williams Hugged Me Today

Robin Williams Hugged Me Today

There was a vortex created with Robin Williams passing yesterday. A vortex of pain that some souls will choose to dive into. (There’s a read more

Put Yourself First…Or Else

Put Yourself First…Or Else

Ever feel like you aren’t getting everything you want done? Do you find yourself distracted and then feel the disappointment set ... read more

Embrace Your Imperfections, They Make You Beautiful.

Embrace Your Imperfections, They Make You Beautiful.

Have you ever believed that there is something wrong with you? Have you ever believed that your imperfections were in your way? What if read more

Promises and Personal Growth

Promises and Personal Growth

Promises are the backbone of integrity. I’m guilty of ‘trying’ to keep a promise but not actually keeping it. ... read more

In Honor of Self-Love

In Honor of Self-Love

When I was ten years old, my oldest sister got a record player. You know the kind that you could carry everywhere? Her’s was blue read more

The Real Reason You Were Born

The Real Reason You Were Born

Do you want to know the real reason you were born? The reason that will make your life “make sense” and give you so much ... read more

My Word for 2014 is Love

My Word for 2014 is Love

I did it. Did you? Did you let it all go last night? My friend Bonnie Barnard and I did. Check out our “party” last night. ... read more

A New Year’s Eve Tradition

A New Year’s Eve Tradition

Dates matter to me. They just do.I like the imaginary line between 11:59pm of one day and 12:01am of the next. That line called ... read more

Eliminate Stress From Your Vocabulary

Eliminate Stress From Your Vocabulary

If there’s one word I’d like to eliminate from our vocabulary it’s the word: Stress! Because what is stress? Emotions read more

What are the Last Words You Want to Hear? (Jessica Part 3)

What are the Last Words You Want to Hear? (Jessica Part 3)

You only get to hear the last words out of someone’s mouth once. Rarely do you know it will be their last words to you. It’s usually ... read more

Ready to Face Your Anger? (Jessica Part 1)

Ready to Face Your Anger? (Jessica Part 1)

Today is 9/11. A day filled with undone dreams and squashed realities. A day where unresolved anger, for some of us, still lives. A day read more

Do you Hold on to the Past? (Jessica Part 2)

Do you Hold on to the Past? (Jessica Part 2)

Holding on to the Past…. It’s not easy letting go of someone you love. And it is particularly hard when their death is so ... read more

Everything Is Happening For Your Good

Everything Is Happening For Your Good

Today it the day my mother and father passed away, oh, so long ago. Yet, regardless of how much time has past, I can still see her ... read more

Don’t Answer the Phone. Don’t do it!

Don’t Answer the Phone. Don’t do it!

Have you ended a relationship and he just keeps calling. Are you worried you might be weak and answer it? I so know this one… ... read more

A Special Gift for YOU! Oh you are going to like this…teehee!

A Special Gift for YOU! Oh you are going to like this…teehee!

Here is a special treat for my favorite people. A ringtone just for you! Enjoy! Click here to download. OH this is soooo fun. More to ... read more

The Feeling You Are Afraid to Feel is Running Your Life.

The Feeling You Are Afraid to Feel is Running Your Life.

When fear is running the show, feelings can be dangerous. Unless you can identify your feelings and know how to process them, fear will read more

My Mom Was Like a Teenage Boy

My Mom Was Like a Teenage Boy

My mother was like a 16 year old boy. She thought about learning how to drive for decades. But with a possessive husband at home and ... read more

Which Past Rules Your Future?

Which Past Rules Your Future?

Do you ever use your past as an excuse? Do you recite your past as proof that you aren't 'good enough' or don't think you can succeed ... read more

You Are Worth Loving

You Are Worth Loving

Loving Yourself is the greatest gift you can give yourself. Period. There is nothing more valuable, nothing more important, nothing ... read more

How Much Love?

How Much Love?

It’s time for your first jolt of LOVE! This is one of the most important gifts I can give you. If you do this one exercise I ... read more

I’m Gonna Love You!

I’m Gonna Love You!

  February is love month. And for this entire month I’m gonna love on you. I want you to know how much you are loved. ... read more

God and Fear

God and Fear

Sharing a piece of my spiritual journey with you definitely brings up fear of ridicule and judgement. My Wheel of Fear is on high ... read more

Confession Time. Be Gentle.

Confession Time. Be Gentle.

Confession time: I am scared to bejesus to share this with you. And it’s all my sweet boyfriends fault. (Yes, I have a boyfriend ... read more

Aurora Colorado

Aurora Colorado

Aurora Colorado happened. I don’t profess to know what was going on inside of him, (I refuse to say his name), but I have to ... read more

How A Nightmare and A Picnic Changed My Life

How A Nightmare and A Picnic Changed My Life

After my recovery from my mother’s murder, I always knew I wanted to do something to honor her. Sure, I get, that in some ways, ... read more

Today is America’s Birthday

Today is America’s Birthday

Today is America’s Birthday. The day we declared our freedom two hundred and thirty-six years ago. It was a hard fight, a battle ... read more

I Double Dare You!

I Double Dare You!

  Hi Everyone, Last week Rhonda sent out a very brave email inviting us to join her 39 day DOUBLE DARE challenge. In case you ... read more

Day 3 of 39 Day Double Dare Challenge

Day 3 of 39 Day Double Dare Challenge

Day 3 of 39 Day Double Dare Challenge Day 3 of 39 Day Double Dare Challenge in honor of my mother and father who died when they are ... read more

Father’s Day Without My Dad

Father’s Day Without My Dad

    The last time I saw my dad was on Father’s Day in 1975. It was rainy and cold much like most June days in the U.P., read more

How Secrets Keep You Stuck: ‘They Can Be The Death Of Our Dreams And Success’

How Secrets Keep You Stuck: ‘They Can Be The Death Of Our Dreams And Success’

Today I was talking to a client about secrets. Secrets are deadly. They destroy trust, intimacy and love. They destroy authenticity and read more

WATCH: Find Yourself… and Quit Being Lost

WATCH: Find Yourself… and Quit Being Lost

Have you ever yearned to express your purpose, find direction or do something meaningful, yet instead you find yourself stalled, stuck ... read more

The Voice Of Fear Vs. The Voice Of Wisdom

The Voice Of Fear Vs. The Voice Of Wisdom

As an expert on showing others how to master their emotional fears (you know, those darn fears that wreak havoc on your life — ... read more

Getting Mad at Mom Was Just What I Needed

Getting Mad at Mom Was Just What I Needed

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day, a day I more or less have ignored since my mother died when I was 14 years old. My mother was only 39 ... read more

The Language of Fear

The Language of Fear

There’s something I know about fear: It sucks. But the other thing I know is that fear is part of being human. See, we all have ... read more

Chellie

Chellie

My long-dead mother visited me on Thursday. Not as a ghost or in a dream but through your comments. I could feel her reach through the ... read more

Aftermath

Aftermath

To say I am overwhelmed by your response to my last journal entry would be an understatement. Thank you for your willingness to take ... read more

Iyanla and Me

Iyanla and Me

I have received numerous questions regarding Iyanla’s appearance on Oprah. People have wanted to know if I watched and what I ... read more

The Month of LOVE

The Month of LOVE

There’s nothing more enticing, more engaging, more exhilarating than love. This is the month of love. A month filled with hope ... read more

Egypt is Free! Or wait, is it?

Egypt is Free! Or wait, is it?

The last few weeks I have been mesmerized watching the people of Egypt fighting for their freedom. It has been exhilarating, ... read more

Book vs Man

Book vs Man

This morning I was searching my dear friend Marta’s bookcase for a book that would inspire, motivate and support me. My finger brushed ... read more

Fearless America Tour

Fearless America Tour

Letter from the Fearless America Tour! I’m so deeply appreciative of your message in Nashville on Wednesday night. I’m the ... read more

Celebrity Fit Club

Celebrity Fit Club

In a mere two days, Celebrity Fit Club will begin airing its seventh season yet it will be the first season that they will have a life ... read more

Your Date is Coming

Your Date is Coming

Here we are just days away from another opportunity to change our lives. That’s what New Years represents to me: a time to let go read more

Merriest of Holidays 2009

Merriest of Holidays 2009

This holiday season may we all experience the peace of the season. This is my wish for you, for me, for the world. Knowing that all we ... read more

Happy Gratitude Day

Happy Gratitude Day

Today, I am grateful…. Every year on Thanksgiving Day I set aside some time to write down 100 gratitude’s for the year. ... read more

Anger

Anger

Recently, a client expressed dismay about their anger. They hated that they lashed out at the people they loved. They wanted to know ... read more

Bittersweet

Bittersweet

My niece Rachel got married this past weekend. At the tender age of 22, she is now a wife and mother. (Her husband has a five year old ... read more

Wedding Bells

Wedding Bells

My niece Rachel is getting married. Two weeks shy of her 23rd birthday. So young yet so mature. While she is getting married, my other ... read more

Faith and Skill

Faith and Skill

There’s a difference between having faith and having skills. I know too many people who confuse the two. I consider myself a ... read more

Jason

Jason

In June, my nephew Jason died. He was thirty-four. At the time, no one knew what he died from. Was it a heart attack (heart disease ... read more

TV Here I Come

TV Here I Come

The world of TV has its ups and downs. There are cancellations and renewals. I have lived through both. In the past month, I have been ... read more

Money is tight and want to come to a Workshop

Money is tight and want to come to a Workshop

From a frustrated Fearless Fan: I need to honestly ask why are your prices so high? What about those who have the desire to change ... read more

What is Core Fear?

What is Core Fear?

From a twitter follower: First off, hugs to you, as I know this was a difficult night for you. Thank you for sharing your feelings with read more

Love Heals

Love Heals

Just received this and thought: what a great question. Here goes… Rhonda, Why do you seem so inspired to blog more often and to ... read more

Questions Rolling In

Questions Rolling In

From P: I find it surreal that someone I have never met (you) had influenced and changed my life. It all started with the starting over read more

Moved

Moved

Thank you for all your emails, thoughts, comments…it has been quite an experience reading what you are willing to share with me ... read more

Let’s Start Talking

Let’s Start Talking

Okay gang. It’s time to start rocking and rolling. I have been “recovering” for the past two years. I went through ... read more

Funeral Today

Funeral Today

There is nothing to compare to a child dying. Even if that child is thirty-four years old. I was there the day Jason was born. I was ... read more

Another Passing

Another Passing

I feel like I have been fortunate. Fortunate that I have lost no sisters to death. No limbs or eyes have been poked out. My family, ... read more

Say Yes

Say Yes

When do we know we are ready to change? Is it when the pain gets bad enough or when we get sick of being sick of it or what? Many ... read more

People Change

People Change

People Change. That is for sure. I know I have. When I was 25 years old I was an alcoholic and afraid to sleep in the dark. I had more ... read more

Calling Me Out

Calling Me Out

There is nothing that I wouldn’t give to be more and more fearless. Last night proved a perfect place to practice. I have been ... read more

Inauguration I WAS THERE!

Inauguration I WAS THERE!

It was chaotic, thrilling and exhausting (and let’s not forget frigid!) at the 44th President’s Inauguration for Barack ... read more

Snow and Innocence

Snow and Innocence

I love snow. For the past week, I have been smothered and smacked with snowflakes while visiting my sister in Idaho. How wonderful it ... read more

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

How grand and glorious it is today to live on this earth. How fortunate you are to be blessed as you are to be who you are. How ... read more

Election

Election

This election, being fearless means you will: 1. Vote I have spoken to many folks and some are hemming and hawing not sure who to vote ... read more

Back in the Saddle

Back in the Saddle

I am feeling so much better. Whew! I feel like I just completed a trip through a wind tunnel and I didn’t know for sure what ... read more

Finding Me

Finding Me

I am sitting here at my computer in the fourth bedroom of my youngest sisters home surround by the belongings I have traveled with ... read more

Sorry its been so long

Sorry its been so long

Thank you for all your notes and phone calls asking if I am all right. I am touched and grateful for the connection we have. So now, ... read more

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

What does Christmas mean to you? For some, it means presents and holly. To others, it represents Jesus. And still others, it means very read more

December 2007

December 2007

Days ticking by until the New Year. Reflecting back on what was to get a glimpse of what might be. I’ve always said how you enter read more

The Truth of Friendship

The Truth of Friendship

Friends are only friends if they are willing to tell you the truth. Otherwise, they are just mere acquaintances. It saddens and ... read more

Connection

Connection

There is nothing better than connection. I have not always known that. Connection can be scary because it includes words like ... read more

Enough Already

Enough Already

Thank you for your countless supportive and loving emails. I am overjoyed each time you embrace me for my humanity. What a gift that is read more

My Ex-Hubby

My Ex-Hubby

We all know life works in mysterious ways. As I have been shutting the door on the relationship between me and Mr. Love-A-Lot, another ... read more

Hong Kong and FLI

Hong Kong and FLI

Hong Kong loves Fearless Living. What a joy for me to spread the word of Fearless Living to Asia. I want to personally thank Helen ... read more

Emotional Abuse

Emotional Abuse

Mr. Love-A-Lot made me feel loved for many months of our relationship. And I wanted to believe that somewhere inside of him he wanted ... read more

Standing Firm

Standing Firm

Hmmmm….where do I start? Well, first off, I want to thank all of you for the wonderful, loving, supportive emails you have sent ... read more

Mourning and Regret

Mourning and Regret

“It didn’t have to end like this.” That thought just keeps swirling around in my brain. I think the grief is setting ... read more

Sand Dunes, Redwoods and a Tent

Sand Dunes, Redwoods and a Tent

Warning! Please sit down before reading the following blog. Be prepared to be shocked and amazed. Are you sitting down? For the past 10 read more

Love is Not Enough

Love is Not Enough

Love is not enough for me and Mr. Love-A-Lot. Last Wednesday, we broke up. It wasn’t a shock by the time it actually happened yet read more

Mourning alongside Minneapolis

Mourning alongside Minneapolis

I was born in Minnesota and lived only blocks away from the bridge that collapsed. My sister Cindy sent me an email the minute she ... read more

After Iowa

After Iowa

For those of you who have been with me on my journey over the past eight months, I thank you. It has been filled with tremendous ... read more

Sacred Passage

Sacred Passage

I’m back. I’m alive. And I’m a better woman for having spent the last 12 days in the woods, 6 nights of those alone. ... read more

Mail Call

Mail Call

When I shared part of my spiritual journey with you, I was reticent to do so. And for good reason…I have received thank you ... read more

Source, Spirit, God, Universal Light, Etc…

Source, Spirit, God, Universal Light, Etc…

There are so many names for God. And so many ways we think, feel and express our relationship to our spiritual source. I have been ... read more

My Drive Home

My Drive Home

Well, FLI and The Secret Teleclass series was a huge success. I taught twice in March and the participants wanted to continue to learn ... read more

Virginia Tech Support Call

Virginia Tech Support Call

I just hung up from talking to folks from all over the world about the tragedy of Virginia Tech. It was 90 minutes of sharing, caring ... read more

Virginia Tech

Sudden, murderous death always reminds me of my own encounter with a gun being shoved in my face. It wasn’t a stranger, but my ... read more

Change, Change, Change……

Change, Change, Change……

Even though all of us know change is inevitable, most of us are still shocked or surprised when life goes topsy-turvy. It’s as if read more

Adam Sandler made me cry!

Adam Sandler made me cry!

On Friday, I innocently went to the movie “Reign Over Me” with Mr. Love-A-Lot. It shows the Adam Sandler character going through a ... read more

My Body, Your Body…Every Body

My Body, Your Body…Every Body

Well, I have just returned from 6 days facilitating another life-altering, ground shaking, spill your guts Body Bootcamp. I can’t read more

Me and Oprah (or for the grammar folks Oprah and I)

Me and Oprah (or for the grammar folks Oprah and I)

Well today was the today that I had been waiting for for a long time…yes, I was on Oprah. It was dream like to say the least. ... read more

Be Fearless! Workshop and The Secret

Be Fearless! Workshop and The Secret

I just got back from the Be Fearless! Workshop and I have to say…it rocked! Why? Becaused I slowed everything down. It almost ... read more

Feeling Better?!?!

Feeling Better?!?!

I have been sick for over two weeks. If you listened to me on the radio, I am sure you heard the clogged throat, sniffling nose and ... read more

One More Day

One More Day

If you were kind enough or curious enough to listen to me today on the radio at www.greenstoneradio.com, I THANK YOU! It was so much ... read more

Call-in Radio Requests

Call-in Radio Requests

Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve been able to chat…but I have that nasty flu that is going around. It has been ... read more

Happiest of Fearless Years

Happiest of Fearless Years

As a world, we only have one day left before we begin to write as a collective the year 2007 on our checks, on our letters and in our ... read more

Good-bye Convertible

Good-bye Convertible

I’m in love…I know I must be because I am making rational, grown-up decisions that affect both our lives. Let me explain. ... read more

Fearless Holidays

Fearless Holidays

It’s a day after Christmas and I sit here wondering how the world is doing. Are we more fearless than we have ever been? Are ... read more

Radio Rocks!

Radio Rocks!

Thank you to all of you who listened in, called with a question or attempted to call or email the station during my radio ... read more

Birthday Reality Check

Birthday Reality Check

My birthday is in the month of December. It wasn’t great as a kid to have your birthday smashed between Thanksgiving and ... read more

Love and Work

Love and Work

I just got back from Toronto. While there, I taught my second Fearless Foundation Workshop (FFW) of the year. I love facilitating ... read more

We are all beginners

We are all beginners

Last night I went to networking event. Do I need clients you ask? No. Do I need to make sure the thirty women in the room know about ... read more

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

There was a time when a boyfriend, that I refer to as Mr. Love-A-Lot, took me rock climbing one weekend. I scaled four walls of rock ... read more

The Three of Us

The Three of Us

For the past nine weeks, Mr. Love-A-Lot and I have been meeting with his ex, that’s right his ex, every week at Tammy ... read more

Starting Over

Starting Over

I know its been confusing for so many folks, including me, when it comes to the question: Is Starting Over coming back for a fourth ... read more

Time Alone

Time Alone

There was a time that I was dating someone I called Mr. Love-A-Lot. At one point during our relationship, he declared that he needed ... read more

My World of Private Coaching

My World of Private Coaching

For the past five years I have been coaching a lot…on television, through our coaching training program, at workshops, through ... read more

Ups and Downs of Love

Ups and Downs of Love

Everyday in my business I hear about folks falling in and out of love. I have always been perplexed by that…how does one fall in ... read more

Putting Down Roots

Putting Down Roots

It might be shocking for some while others will understand…at the age of 45, I am finally buying my first piece of property. ... read more

Free-falling

Free-falling

June 15, 2006 The 31st Anniversary of my parents deaths. Skydiving Photo For some people it may seem slightly weird that I continue to ... read more

Spinning Wheels

Spinning Wheels

Being in love is bringing up my Wheel of Fear big time. Right now I am helping Mr. Love-A-Lot work on his house. In other words, I am ... read more

Home At Last

Home At Last

Since we have spoken last, I’ve been to San Francisco, New York, Minneapolis, Austin (to teach that rockin’ Body Bootcamp ... read more

Recovery Rhonda

Recovery Rhonda

It has been two weeks since the marathon and I am still riding high with pride and humility. Pride because I finished the race and ... read more

I did it with a lot of help!

Finally I have access to a computer. I have been so excited to share my first marathon experience with all of you but as many of you ... read more

Tick-Tock Tick-Tock….

Tick-Tock Tick-Tock….

Two days and counting until the release of my fourth book: Do I Look Fat in This? Get Over Your Body and On With Your Life. And ... read more

Hurting, Sneezing and Waiting…

Hurting, Sneezing and Waiting…

MARCH 18 * It’s the night before the race – Rhonda has just gotten her race number. You can track her progress on the LA ... read more

Falling in Love…

Falling in Love…

Ahhhhh….falling in love. That is our theme for the month of February. Now, I know most of you who have been reading my blog on a ... read more

Thirty Years Later….

Thirty Years Later….

Since I was young, I have had a love-hate relationship with water. I love the feel of water, the look of water, the sound of water but ... read more

I don’t know where to start…

I don’t know where to start…

There is just so much to share with you I just don’t know where to start…. Starting Over has completed taping for the ... read more

The Newest of New Years

The Newest of New Years

I just got back from a six day meditation retreat where I hardly spoke at all. Shocking but true. I wasn’t there to teach or to ... read more

January 9 Starting Over needs your help….

January 9 Starting Over needs your help….

URGENT! Los Angeles area fans! Starting Over needs your help! If you are a fan of Starting Over, live in the Los Angeles area and want ... read more

Sniffle, Sniffle, Cough, Cough….

Sniffle, Sniffle, Cough, Cough….

Well, Christmas Eve my throat started closing up and by the morning a full-on cold had taken up residence in my body. I decided to take read more

Merry Christmas Everyone

Merry Christmas Everyone

It is Christmas Eve and I am so happy to be surrounded by family this holiday season. My sisters and I haven’t been together for ... read more

Ahhhhh….Sleep!

Ahhhhh….Sleep!

I’ve discovered, quite by accident, one of the most important weight loss tools around….it’s called sleep. Now, I ... read more

I Like Someone…a lot!

I Like Someone…a lot!

Four years ago I made a commitment that I would not date just for the sake of dating but date with meaning, with purpose, with my ... read more

Whew! I made it!

Whew! I made it!

Thoughtfulness is one of the keys to connection. I just want to stop for a minute and express my gratitude to everyone who sent a ... read more

Happy Birthday to me….

I’m taking a deep breath right now as I face and embrace my next birthday. On December 1st I will be 45 years old. Young to some, read more

Here I go again…

Here I go again…

Ever time I finish a book a mixture of feelings hit me…relief (I’m done…yeah!!!), sadness (I’m ... read more

Yikes! I’m running on TV!

Yikes! I’m running on TV!

Yikes! For those of you who don’t know I am now training for the Los Angeles Marathon. On March 19, 2006 I will, cross your ... read more

Do I Look Fat in This?

Do I Look Fat in This?

Just the mere thought of publishing my next book has me excited and scared to death. A book on Body Image? Including my body image? It ... read more

Stories Unfold

Stories Unfold

I hope all of you are enjoying the third season of Starting Over. Jessica’s story is a story for all of us. We have all had so ... read more

The Women Enter the SO House

The Women Enter the SO House

Today is the day that the women enter the Starting Over house. You are about to meet Jessica, Lisa, TJ, Christina, Jill and soon to be ... read more

Book Number 4

Book Number 4

Well, the website is up and running. And with any new venture there are kinks to be worked out so please be patient as we once again, ... read more

Welcome!

Welcome!

I am so excited. Everyone has been working so hard on creating our new website. I hope that it serves you better and provides more of ... read more