10 Small Changes

10 Small Changes

10 Small Changes that Made Me Happier Improving your life can happen in small doses. Instead of thinking bigger, consider these 10 small changes you can implement right now.Upgrading your life doesn't have to cost a fortune or take a ton of time. Just making these 10...

Never the Pretty One

Never the Pretty One

I Was Never the "Pretty One" I thought becoming "the pretty one" would make me feel worthy. Eventually, I realized only I could define my worthiness.Growing up, most comments about my appearance from my mom—the person who mattered most to me—were unkind. By 4th grade,...

A Tale of Two Abortions

A Tale of Two Abortions

A Tale of Two Abortions I'm sharing my abortion story to help reduce the stigma around this medical procedure (abortion is healthcare).I've had two abortions in my life. The first, at age 17, terminated an unwanted pregnancy. The second, at age 40, terminated a...

Tonight I weep

Tonight I weep

Tonight I Weep. The Supreme Court's leaked ruling makes it clear Roe vs. Wade is over, but I'm not giving up the fight—and neither should you.Like the rest of this country, I saw the news tonight (May 2, 2022) of the leaked Supreme Court decision that makes it clear...

What is a feminist coach?

What is a feminist coach?

What is a feminist coach? Shedding light on what it means to be a feminist life coachThere are probably as many answers to "what is a feminist coach" as there are self-identified feminist coaches. That's because there are many perspectives on what it means to be a...

How to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

How to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

How to Stop Feeling OverwhelmedIf you are in (or feel yourself entering) a state of overwhelm, one helpful way to manage the stress is to quiet the noise around you. By Becky Mollenkamp, ACC Feeling overwhelmed is a common problem among my clients, and it’s not...

Dealing with Overwhelm

Dealing with Overwhelm

Dealing with Overwhelm (6 tips to prevent burnout)In a productivity-focused world, It's easy to slip into a state of stress. Here are 6 tips for how to stop feeling overwhelmed so you can avoid harmful burnout. By Becky Mollenkamp, ACC People were more productive in...

Life-Changing Books for Women

Life-Changing Books for Women

Life Changing Books for Women By Becky Mollenkamp, ACC As a coach who wants to do her best for clients, I spend a lot of time reading and learning. If you are looking for the best self-help books for women, I recommend these life-changing books for women. These books,...

Must-Read Books for Feminist Coaches

Must-Read Books for Feminist Coaches

Must-Read Books for Feminist Coaches By Becky Mollenkamp, ACC My coaching work has evolved a lot over the years. The most meaningful and important shift has been my commitment to operating an inclusive feminist business. That means I acknowledge the harm that...

Planners for 2022: The best options for women

Planners for 2022: The best options for women

My most popular blog post (by a mile) each year is when I share my favorite planners made for women by women. These are more than a dozen of the very best weekly, daily, and monthly planners to help you get organized and be productive. Here's my list of best planners...

How to Stop Black-and-White Thinking

How to Stop Black-and-White Thinking

Put an End to Black-and-White ThinkingLearning to recognize black-and-white thinking is key to moving beyond the limiting beliefs that keep you stuck. Let’s examine what it is and how to stop it. By Becky Mollenkamp, ACC After working with hundreds of women, femmes,...

What Does a Life Coach Do Exactly?

What Does a Life Coach Do Exactly?

What Does a Life Coach Do Exactly? By Becky Mollenkamp, ACC What is a coach? What does a life coach do exactly? These are the types of questions I often hear from people who are rightfully confused about whether they need to hire a coach (or if they might be better...

What my Child has Taught me About Mindset

What my Child has Taught me About Mindset

Having a son has been the most challenging and rewarding experience of my life. I’ve written before that I don’t always love the act of parenting, but it has been an incredible learning experience. In fact, the most difficult parts have provided the best teaching...

5 Lessons from a Life Coach

5 Lessons from a Life Coach

5 Lessons from a Life Coach By Becky Mollenkamp, ACC As a life coach, clients (and strangers) sometimes ask me to solve their problems. They want me to tell them the secrets to finding the perfect job, choosing the right partner, being happy. But guess what? I don’t...

How to Turn Around a Bad Day

How to Turn Around a Bad Day

When you’re having a bad moment or day (or even a long series of bad days), it can feel like things will never get better. You may intellectually understand that change will eventually come, but that doesn’t lessen the load in the moment. At those difficult times,...

Playing Small as a Healthy Alternative to Playing Bigger

Playing Small as a Healthy Alternative to Playing Bigger

Playing Small as a Healthy Alternative to Playing Bigger By Becky Mollenkamp, ACC From our youngest days, we are told to dream big, reach for the stars, swing for the fences, aim high, go big or go home. As adults, we continue to receive the clear message that if...

There is Nothing Wrong with You!

There is Nothing Wrong with You!

You are not broken. You are not a toy with missing parts, a fixer-upper house, or a clogged toilet. As a life coach, people often tell me that they feel like something is wrong with them, that they need to mend their mindset, that they are broken and need to be...

Weaponized Gratitude

Weaponized Gratitude

Watch Out for Weaponized Gratitude By Becky Mollenkamp, ACC My first “real” job after college was at the Carmel Pine Cone (cute name, right?), a very small newspaper in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. I was hired as one of three reporters at a salary of $13,000. In...

Reclaim Pleasure to Reclaim Power

Reclaim Pleasure to Reclaim Power

Women are conditioned to believe their pleasure isn't a priority or, worse, that it isn't allowed. It's time to unlearn that bullshit and reclaim pleasure. My word for 2021 is "More" (as in, thank you, more please), but I decided to add a second word—pleasure. I've...

Want a successful morning routine? Try this.

Want a successful morning routine? Try this.

Want a successful morning routine? Try this. By Becky Mollenkamp, ACC I’m personally not a big fan of morning routines, though they’re great for people for whom they work. For many of us, however, they create unwelcome pressure. I have a young child, so my mornings...

Want a successful morning routine? Try this.

4 Questions for a Great Day (podcast)

Whether you have a structured morning routine or simply want to know how to start your day to make it more productive and help you feel better, these four questions can get your days off on the right foot. Book a free discovery call with Becky at...

Don’t trust your own thoughts (until you read this)

Don’t trust your own thoughts (until you read this)

How to distinguish between your true thoughts and limiting beliefs Thoughts aren’t facts, but so many of us believe everything we think. Learning to decipher between our true beliefs and distorted thought patterns is key to changing our mindsets for the better. Here’s...

You Are Not Broken (podcast)

You Are Not Broken (podcast)

I have clients say to me, "I feel broken and lost," or ask how to fix yourself when you feel broken. Here's the truth: You're not broken, my friend. You are inherently worthy. Learn the difference between feeling broken and looking to improve. Book a free discovery...

Free Mindfulness Exercises for Everyday

Free Mindfulness Exercises for Everyday

Free Mindfulness Exercises for Everyday By Becky Mollenkamp, ACC A client recently asked me for some advice on how to be more mindful. She already does yoga, but wanted ideas for how to be more present throughout her days, no just when she’s on the mat. The truth is,...

Conscious Media Consumption (podcast)

Conscious Media Consumption (podcast)

I'm ready to stop letting Zuckerberg and pals to buy access to my brain. Hear about my digital detox last year and the changes that have lasted in the months since. Book a free discovery call with Becky at beckymollenkamp.as.me/gutsybosspodcast Mentioned in this...

Data-Mindset Connection (podcast)

Data-Mindset Connection (podcast)

Why do I love collecting and analyzing data in my business? It's not because I'm a numbers nerd (at least, that's not the ONLY reason). It's because doing so is a valuable mindset tool. Book a free discovery call with Becky at beckymollenkamp.as.me/gutsybosspodcast...

Realistic vs. Distorted Thinking (podcast)

Realistic vs. Distorted Thinking (podcast)

How do you know if the voice in your head is trying to help you or hurt you? Becky shares a few red flags of distorted thinking, and how to watch for and shift to realistic thinking. Book a free discovery call with Becky at beckymollenkamp.as.me/gutsybosspodcast...

When You Feel Uninspired (podcast)

When You Feel Uninspired (podcast)

Gutsy Boss podcast host Becky Mollenkamp shares a few questions to consider the next time you feel uninspired, lost, unsure, or unmotivated. Book a free discovery call with Becky at beckymollenkamp.as.me/gutsybosspodcast Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts!    ...

Mindfulness in Small Doses (podcast)

Mindfulness in Small Doses (podcast)

Becky answers a listener question about how to incorporate mindfulness throughout the day (not just during meditation or yoga). Book a free discovery call with Becky at beckymollenkamp.as.me/gutsybosspodcast Mentioned in this episode:- "The Power of Now" by Eckhart...

My Story (podcast)

My Story (podcast)

In an awkward episode, Becky tells her personal story (because so many people have been asking!). She also talks about the kinds of women she coaches. Book a free discovery call with Becky at beckymollenkamp.as.me/gutsybosspodcastSubscribe wherever you listen to...