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We are back and ready to catch up on the last few weeks with you! This week’s affirmation: I am divine, complete, and equipped to live my life intentionally aligned.   Pour your......

Join us this week for a conversation around intentionally taking time to retreat and dream. This week’s affirmation: I am worthy of my dreams. When was the last time you wrote down the......

Join us for a conversation around being unstoppable… and embracing your soul’s work.   This week’s affirmation: Today, I choose to be unstoppable.   I will focus on what I want more of......

Join us for a conversation around being, doing, and having… ENOUGH. This week’s affirmation is a foundational one on our journey: I am enough. I am confident, kind, loyal, loving, supportive, sassy and......

Join us for a conversation around trusting your intuition… and taking action. This week’s affirmations: “I will focus on divine possibilities, trust my intuition, and be audaciously brave in the pursuit of my......

Join us for a conversation around fear and self-talk. This week’s affirmation: “I will intentionally and lovingly guard my thoughts. My self-talk directly affects my attitude, progress, and success.” We discuss the tragic......

This week’s affirmation: “I intentionally bring and breathe life into every room I enter. I release the fear and embrace faith, gratitude, and hope.” This affirmation has helped us flip internal narratives so......

This week’s affirmation: “I am a fearless, fiery dreamer who takes action, speaks truth, embraces my uniqueness, and fiercely fulfills my purpose!” Let’s stop telling our dreams to wait until (fill in the......

Our affirmation today: I will learn from my past and leave behind what doesn’t serve my highest and best purpose. This fiery chat was fueled by the following topics: Women Supporting Women Taking......

In honor of International Women’s Day, I am excited to share stories of amazing women in my life. In the last twelve months, I have had the pleasure of working with and/or interviewing......

Today’s affirmation is speaking into the Queen in us all… and we attended the second session Meggan Watterson’s “Seeing Through the Eye of the Heart” course! Our affirmation: I have the divine values......

We share about our first session of Meggan Watterson’s “Seeing Through the Eye of the Heart” course. Our affirmation today: Today I will be filled with passion, purpose, and change that challenges me......

Our affirmation today: I deserve to passionately go after what makes my spirit sizzle and fills my soultank. Do you feel worthy of going after what fills your soultank and makes your soul......

We discuss so many wonderful things during this episode… the inauguration of Kamala Harris – our first female Vice President, Amanda Gorman – the brilliant inaugural poet, a few thought-provoking posts we’ve seen,......

  Today’s moxie chat guest is Inna Rubinchik.   Inna Rubinchik is paving her way in the high-end San Francisco rental market by combining extensive finance, taxation and real estate acquisition experience. Inna......

Our mantra today: I choose to vibrate at the frequency of PEACE!  Pull out your sassiest teacup, brew your favorite tea blend, snuggle into your coziest spot, and listen in on this hour......

  Today’s moxie chat guest is Coni Meyers.   Coni Meyers, LMC, CBLC, CDC, Crisis Management Specialist, and Leadership Clarity Strategist has spent over 40 years supporting thousands of individuals and businesses. She......

We shared our guiding words for 2021.Molly’s is POWER. Debra’s is FLOURISH. You can download the free exercises to UNLEASH your guiding word and create life commitments here: debratrappen.com/mymoxielife2021 Pull out your sassiest......

Let’s welcome 2021 together! We shared our lists of favorite books, podcasts, and blogs, as well as some freebies to help you nurture a positive mindset as we step into a new year.......

Here are the top 20 books, podcasts, and blogs that kept me company and stoked the fire within my soul this year. These were my favorite companions on the thousands of miles I......

  Today’s moxie chat guest is Dena Jones.   Dena’s 140 on Twitter: Wealth Builder •Real Estate Enthusiast •Active Philanthropist •Connector of Champions •Innovative Strategist •Empowering Leader Dena’s background includes more than 15......

pssst… what are you looking forward to the most in 2021? We are having our final chat of 2020 and want to end the year with love, laughter, and lots of positive energy......

When Terri Murphy invites you to join her for a conversation – you say yes… and so I did! Terri is one of the most magnificent voices in the real estate space and......

This year has been intense for so many of us and choosing joy hasn’t always been easy. Some days finding joy was downright difficult and even eluded us, other days we felt like......

  Today’s Moxie Chat guest is Heather Fink.   For over 25 years Heather Fink has been developing world-class beauty products for some of the sexiest, most sophisticated, provocative, edgy, fashion-forward brands in......

Building a life and business that makes you joyfully leap out of bed is something so many of us seek. This process has many luscious layers, including slowing down, finding your focus, and......

It’s always the season to embrace an attitude of gratitude, but there is something special about the weeks leading up and into the Holidays. There is a feeling in the air inspiring us......

Imposter syndrome sneaks into most of our thoughts… Many of us ask ourselves if our work is good enough. We wonder if we are worthy of being at the table or in the......

As we slip into the holiday season and it starts to feel like 10pm at 4:30… It’s time for a special reminder and some idea sharing on fun ways to infuse self-care into......

pssst… Are you living in the moment or planning out the next one? Are you experiencing your sacred moments or capturing and editing them on your phone? Lioness, you know a major part......

If we are not careful and focused on our own definition of success, the media’s idea of the perfect body, a praise-worthy title or position, the ultimate number in your bank account, etc......

Does the thought of letting the world see the REAL YOU feel paralyzing? It does for so many of us… Between the picture the media paints about an unachievable “perfect life” and the......

Pull out your sassiest teacup, brew your favorite tea blend, snuggle into your coziest spot, and listen in on this hour of togetherness… Join Molly + Debra as they chat about the importance......

Pull out your sassiest teacup, brew your favorite tea blend, snuggle into your coziest spot, and listen in on this hour of togetherness… Join Molly + Debra as they chat about seeking opportunities......

Pull out your sassiest teacup, brew your favorite tea blend, snuggle into your coziest spot, and listen in on this hour of togetherness… Join Molly + Debra as they chat about loving your......

Pull out your sassiest teacup, brew your favorite tea blend, snuggle into your coziest spot, and listen in on this hour of togetherness… Join Molly + Debra as they chat about Today’s Decisions......

Pull out your sassiest teacup, brew your favorite tea blend, snuggle into your coziest spot, and listen in on this hour of togetherness… Join Molly + Debra as they chat about the energy......

Pull out your sassiest teacup, brew your favorite tea blend, snuggle into your coziest spot, and listen in on this hour of togetherness… Join Molly + Debra as they chat about forgiveness… and......

Pull out your sassiest teacup, brew your favorite tea blend, snuggle into your coziest spot, and listen in on this hour of togetherness… Join Molly + Debra as they chat about our relationship......

Pull out your sassiest teacup, brew your favorite tea blend, snuggle into your coziest spot, and listen in on this hour of togetherness… Join Molly + Debra as they chat about being intentional......

Pull out your sassiest teacup, brew your favorite tea blend, snuggle into your coziest spot, and listen in on this hour of togetherness… Join Molly + Debra as they chat about this week’s......

Join Molly + Debra as they chat about “possibilities”… all of them. :) Do you believe that with every choice you make, a whole new set of possibilities is created? Do you run......

This week we are going to cover: Embracing Radical Self-Acceptance Join Molly + Debra as they spill the tea about embracing radical self-acceptance, choosing collaboration over competition, and replacing self-limiting beliefs! Pull out......

This week’s topic is: Letting Your Trueness Shine Through When you are authentic, it allows others in and attracts people and opportunities to you like a magnet. When you fake it, you are......

This week’s topic is: Being Unstoppable Pull out your sassiest teacup, brew your favorite tea blend, snuggle into your coziest spot, and listen in on this hour of togetherness… Molly + Debra share......

This week’s topic is: Believing You Are Enough   Pull out your sassiest teacup, brew your favorite tea blend, snuggle into your coziest spot, and listen in on this hour of togetherness… Molly......

Pull out your sassiest teacup, brew your favorite tea blend, snuggle into your coziest spot, and listen in on this hour of togetherness… This week’s topic is “Giving Gentle No’s + Graciously Receiving......

This week’s topic is “Nurturing Your Self-Talk”! Before we dig in, Molly leads us in a guided breathing session  During our talk, Debra shares some shocking self-talk stats and offers a free guide......

Join Molly McKinley + me for conversations about being intentional and confident in uncertain times and beyond! Distractions are inevitable with everyone in the house together… In this chat, we share our favorite......

Today’s episode contains a special #MoxieAffirmation for this time of sheltering in place with our beloveds during the Covid-19 pandemic. Are you ready? Repeat after me: I intentionally bring and breathe life into......

Join Molly McKinley + me for a conversation about being intentional and confident in uncertain times and beyond! Questions we cover in this episode: 1: What are we doing to lower stress and......

Hello, Friend.  How are you? I want to talk about something with you. I have been getting ooooooodles of calls and notes sharing how hard it is to stay positive right now.  Watching......

  To honor International Women’s Day, I love to share stories of amazing women in my life. In the last twelve months, I have had the pleasure of working with and interviewing each......

Lioness, if you are ready to set your moxie on fire – you are right where you are supposed to be. Grab your favorite beverage and let’s do this! A few years ago,......

  People want to be seen, heard, and accepted. During the last decade, this belief I hold so dear has felt like it was getting farther and farther away in the real estate......

My 2020 “ONE WORD” is PERSPECTIVE. Every year I choose a word and turn the word into an acronym or acrostic. This is what flowed out from the word PERSPECTIVE: Practice P.E.A.C.E. (Learn......

  This week’s affirmation is a moxielicious example of the type of fierce declaration each of us needs to create and repeat daily! Are you ready? Read this one out loud… I want an......

    Wow! It is the final #Soultank Saturday of the year! Are you ready to open, ignite, and nurture your mind, heart, and soul?  Grab your favorite beverage and let’s do this.......

  This week’s affirmation is about graciously seeing, accepting and loving others around us…. Are you ready? Repeat after me: I am worthy of being seen, accepted, and love. I will bless others......

  Today’s #MoxieChat guest is Ruth Buezis. Ruth is the founder of Awaken-Love.  She is an engineer by trade and uncovered her calling later in life…. Which is what we are going to......

  This week’s affirmation is about choosing JOY. Are you ready? Repeat after me: I choose JOY, right now! I shake off any shame I may be carrying and lovingly give myself grace......

  Today’s #MoxieChat guest is Beate Chelette. Beate is the Growth Architect and founder of The Women’s Code, a professional development company specialized in guiding organizations to an enhanced ROI through Balanced Leadership.......

  This week’s affirmation is about flourishing with focus. Are you ready? Repeat after me: What I focus on flourishes. I will center my thoughts on the highest and best for everyone around......

  This week’s affirmation is about glitter and gratitude.   Are you ready? Repeat after me: I breathe life into every room I enter and sprinkle gratitude and moxie-filled glitter wherever I go.......

    This week’s affirmation is about the importance of embracing self-care. Are you ready? Repeat after me: Self-care is strategic, not selfish. I will treat myself with compassion and prioritize time to......

    This week’s affirmation is about living in the moment. Are you ready? Repeat after me: I am going to seize and savor each and every experience today. I am worthy of......

    This week’s affirmation is about embracing confidence as our superpower. Are you ready? Repeat after me: Self-confidence is a superpower I strengthen every day. When I believe in myself, magic happens.......

WE ARE BETTER TOGETHER.   These words kept running through my mind during the WomanUP!® Conference in San Diego last week. I have been reflecting on the event for a week and continue......

For those of you who are in the real estate industry… this post is for you. If you have been thinking about what your 2020 will look like, dreaming about what’s next in......

Happy 7 years and 11 days to debratrappen.com! Wow. SEVEN YEARS!! I am proud of myself. I made it to a major milestone. Tonight, I shall sip champagne! To celebrate, I love to......

  It’s time for another magnificent Moxie Chat! The mission of this series is to shine a light on the stories of divine, brilliant leaders taking risks, pushing through challenges, and living their best......

Happy Saturday, Lionesses! Let’s start the weekend off with some truth, wrapped in grace, with sides of sass, moxie, and fire. I love this quote! It is so powerful. We are so powerful.......

Her soul is full of fire. Her words are full of grace. Her spirit is full of moxie. She is YOU! Wishing you all an amazing weekend, my fierce Lionesses! xxoo...

  Are you ready to fire up your MOXIE with this week’s affirmation? Here we go… repeat after me: I am a fearless, fiery dreamer who takes action, speaks truth, embraces my uniqueness,......

  Are you ready to fire up your MOXIE? Here we go… repeat after me: I will learn from my past and leave behind what doesn’t serve me to focus on those things......

Yessssss! It’s Monday! Are you ready to fire up your MOXIE today? Have you read this affirmation out loud yet? Did you repeat it? How did it make you feel? You do have the......

It’s Monday. Let’s do this! Are you ready to read this one out loud?   Today will be filled with passion, purpose, and change that challenges me to live my best life out......

This week’s affirmation is about filling your soultank! Ready?   I will do something divine today to fill my soultank. My one thing is: ________________   One of my favorite questions to ask......

  This week’s affirmation is a gentle reminder to be THANKFUL. I am thankful for all of the blessings and abundance in my life. Lioness, I want you to experience the kind of gratitude that......

My friend, Val, posted this today and it inspired me to my core. I am so thankful she shared this story because it changed a part of me today. I love how her......

It’s time for another divine #FireUpYourMoxie Affirmation! Read it out loud. I am divinely equipped to conquer my challenges and my potential to succeed is infinite. I choose to let go of everything......

ARE YOU READY FOR this week’s affirmation, my fierce friend? I have limitless confidence in my talents and abilities. I am enough. Right now. Shout it out loud and let it soak into......

Welcome to this week’s affirmation, my fierce friend. This one is all about embracing who you are, stating what you believe, and supporting it with positive self-talk along the way! So, repeat after......

Welcome to the first of this year’s divine, affirming messages, my fierce friend. It’s Monday and that means it’s time for some MOXIE to kick off the week!  I will be sharing one......

On today’s episode, I am chatting with a dear friend, fellow power woman, and the author of Crystalline Moments, Coni Meyers. One of the changes I’m making this year is recording more of the......

What is your word for 2019? (If you know it, please share it in the comments!) For that last 15 years, I have been choosing a word for the year. Last year it......

My Darling Lionesses and the bold men who support us! Are you ready to shake up your vision for the year ahead? Do you know what do you want more of next year......

Updated: 11/27/18   There is no need to get stuck in a rut with how you serve and give back. In honor of #GivingTuesday, I’d love to share 11 ways you can GIVE......

This time of year, most of us go into CRUNCH MODE. My November and December coaching calls are filled with conversations about BIG PLANS for the final 8 weeks of the year. Many......

It’s Monday… and that means it is time for some sass + fire in the form of a #MoxieMemo! During the last 11 days, I was off the grid.  I slowed down to......

Happy 6 years and 11 days anniversary to debratrappen.com!   Each year, I put together a blog post with my top lessons learned in the past year and publish it in October on......

It’s a new month AND the first Monday – that means it’s the perfect day for a #MoxieMemo! On top of those two fab reasons, as I already shared today, we are celebrating YEAR......

Today’s episode is entitled Empowering Your L.I.O.N.E.S.S. Pride and it is a piece of my heart and soul.   I wrote this for a keynote I presented at the WomanUP!® Conference in June.......

Coni Meyers- Founder of  Crystalline Moments Success Movement and Kim White of My Sexy Business Team invited me to speak at their virtual Kickbutt Leadership Summit on August 2, 2018. We had a feisty, fun chat......

Today’s #MoxieMemo is all about the divine freedom that comes from knowing and loving who you are… ALL of you. Your brilliance and your crazy, your curves or lack of them, your passion......

This was the last Inman Connect in San Francisco. This is bittersweet for me. I won’t miss the sadness sweeping through the city streets, but I will miss the lobby and many nooks......

Today’s #MoxieMemo is wrapped in a sassy hug. Let’s BE THE LIGHT and shine it on the good in our communities, offices, families, and friendship circles. There are good news stories every single......

Today’s Fire Up Chat is brought to you by the California Association of REALTOR® WomanUp Initiative. If you are a woman who owns or wants to own a brokerage or someone who believes......

Regardless of if you are a “fan” of Amy or Oprah – please give yourself the gift of listening in on their chat… Oprah and Amy share a divine conversation about so many......

This episode is packed with a divine chat with Tina Mitchell. Tina and I met through our volunteering at the Seattle-Metro Women’s Council of REALTORS®! We have partnered on so many projects together,......

Happy International Women’s Day! If you and I have connected, you know my passion for engaging, elevating, and empowering women – with a passion for my fellow #GenX sisters.  I truly believe when......

First things first. Did you already read Part One in this series? PART TWO: Now, take a deep breath. (Did you do it?  I will wait…  In… and out.) There is no “MUST......

As I step into an exciting new season, I am reminded of this truth: It’s much easier to push someone else out of THEIR comfort zone. That’s why it is so important to......

I am thrilled to share with you that I have launched my latest Fire Up Your Goals guide!  2017 has gone… and 2018 has arrived.  HOORAY!  I am believing that this year is......

Updated with a few sassy Fire Up Tips: 12/11/2017 Your Vision Board is a VISUAL representation of your business and life vision and the rewards for your success. 1: Grab (Or write out) your......

Today’s Fire Up message is packed with sass and moxie (like usual) around a new collaborative project I am working on called The Power Of You. It was created for entrepreneurs who serve......

It is always the season to embrace an ATTITUDE of GRATITUDE, but there is something special about the weeks leading up to and following Thanksgiving and into Christmas.  There is a feeling in......

  Lately, I have been seeing and having quite a few conversations about three of my least favorite words to focus on: competition, comparing and copying. When we are in times packed with change – especially change......

Today’s #MoxieMemo is a reminder to BE ALL IN in this life.  Stop numbing and start feeling and dealing with each decision and experience – joyful or sorrowful. When we numb ourselves from whatever feelings......

A sassy #MoxieMemo reminder to fire up your day! We know it.  We feel shame about it.  We want to fight it.  But we do it.  What is it? Simply put – far too......

Are you still trying to figure out if attending a “Real Estate BarCamp” is for you? Not sure how this crazy “unconference” concept is worth you taking a day out of your “normal”......

In this episode, Vija and I cover everything from her passions for real estate, baths, carbs, and exercise… to her fearless, fabulous perspective on FAILURE! Put your seatbelt on – this is going......

This message is packed with sass and moxie as we dive into embracing your unique talents and superpowers. Podcast Transcript: This Fire Up podcast message is packed with sass and moxie as we......

There are people who arrive and make such a Divine Impact on your life you can’t remember what life was like without them. BE ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE.  Start by asking yourself these......

Not too long ago, I decided to stop giving words so much power over me… I used to get FURIOUS when my brother called me a “chick”. Seriously, I hated it. He could......

  Sarah Schnell Jones and I met on Facebook LIVE to chat about our favorite “Tips for Hosting A Successful Online Event”! Online events are becoming a bigger ingredient in the business scene.......

It is no secret. I am passionate about serving and empowering women. It is a big part of my purpose on the planet. Whether these women are building their corner of the Kingdom......

#WomanUP is coming up! June 8th I have the honor of participating in the California Association of REALTORS® WomanUP!™ Conference! This is the first of its kind and I encourage you to join......

Let’s talk about vulnerability.   Vulnerability can be a scary word. Even reading the definition can give pause… listen to this: Vulnerability is the quality (or state of being exposed to the possibility) of......

A friend posted a quote the other day that really spoke to me…  it was about how we waste too much time trying to get the wrong people to understand us – specifically,......

When was the last time you smiled when you looked at your calendar? This morning, I woke up with a smile on my face.  A big one.  Why? Today, my local Women’s Council......

Are you paying attention to your self-talk?    We have all heard it – we are our worst critic.   Research has shown that the majority of our self-talk is negative.  That means OUR......

It’s time to breathe… You needed to learn yesterday’s lessons to become the magnificent woman you are today! Every step we take is part of our story. Far too often we only want......

It’s time to prepare to go into a room where you will be negotiating.  What do you do to prepare?   Over the years, we have all given and gotten oooooooodles of tips......

Equipped   In case you need a gentle reminder:   You are fully equipped for YOUR purpose. Now is the time. Trust God & GO. You’ve got this.   When we try to......

It is time to Fire Up! with Patricia Ann Young…   Put your seatbelt on… Patricia Ann is one of those women that loves what she does and sprinkles joy every single day.......

We have all heard that mentors are a key ingredient for personal and professional success. As a protégé (mentee) we learn and grow through our mentors listening, teaching, empowering, and encouraging us. Strong......

As many of you know, I don’t really fancy myself a traditional January 1st resolution or goals maker. In my d11 Fire Up! bubble, every single day is the start of a “new......