Articles by Rumaisa


The Tiny Miracles That Continue To Surround Us

The other day I was sitting in my car having a video call with a new friend.  As we were talking, from the corner of my eye I saw a red robin fly by.  Not even two minutes later, I saw a turkey, YES…  A TURKEY!!!  Mind you, I was sitting in my car parked…

Quad-Times Article

Letting go and leaning into the new year

Check out my latest article on Quad-City Times! Whether it’s entering a new year or celebrating another trip around the sun, aka your birthday, these moments get us thinking about where we are in our life. “Have I done enough?” “Why am I not farther along?” Many people find themselves evaluating and dissecting what they…


Reboot Your Relationship (with Self) Course


START THE WEEK OFF RIGHT: 3 ways to improve mental health through self-care

Do you believe that you are worthy of creating more? How is your self doubt blocking you from your success and happiness? Do you know what is and is not working for you? What exactly is self care?


Can’t see friends and family this Thanksgiving? Here are 5 ways to cope.

The holidays are right around the corner, which means that we may have to do things a little bit differently this year due to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines and the spike in COVID-19 cases. This may leave some of us feeling fearful, sad, full of anxiety or even resentful. However,…


Can you accomplish your New Year’s goals?

Do you find yourself feeling motivated around this time of year to try something new, only to be back to square one within a few weeks? Or perhaps you find yourself saying: “Oh great! Another year has gone by, and I am nowhere near where I want to be in my life financially, physically or…


It’s Time to Let Go of the”How.”

Do you find yourself worrying about the “How”? How will things get better? How will I make more money? How will I land that new position or job? How will I get everything done? When we are consistently focused on the “how”, we feel anxious, stressed and overwhelmed. What can you do to focus on…


Who else is still trying to figure out their new daily normal?

Rather than trying to keep myself busy 24/7, what I am learning about myself during Quarantine is that I do not have to have it all figured out!  One minute I may feel like I have mastered my home/work routine, and the next, I find myself trying to find balance and harmony!! As I am…

Evolving Members

Hey friend Heyyy!!  Some exciting new stuff from me – Coach Ru!

Hello friends… Today is Sunday, and I’m writing this as I sit here in my pjs on this beautiful Fall afternoon.  Yes, I took a day to pause and reset.  This was the first time in months that I can remember that there was not an event, a meeting, a family meetup, or playdate.  It…


Miss Iowa Scholarship Program

Last week I had the opportunity to judge the Miss Iowa and the Miss Iowa Outstanding Teen Pageant.  Let me first start off by saying that I have never had any experience in the pageant world.  What do we normally do if we do not know about something?  Maybe we assume things…  Maybe we think…