Thursday, October 31, 2013

A Halloween Treat for You!

I sent out a Halloween treat tonight to everyone on my new mailing list. If you want access to an exclusive coaching discount, please sign up for the newsletter on my homepage at If you do it now, you will get my reminder/follow-up email with details. But, it won’t last long – sign up now! 2013 is drawing to a close. If you have loose ends, goals that somehow got lost in the daily grind….like that unfinished online dating profile, now is the time for that final push.

Obscure Medieval Saint Still Grants Baby Requests

I published a piece on and about St. Leopold of Austria, who I believe helped me have my miracle baby! His feast day is November 15, so I encourage anyone who is struggling to have a baby or knows someone who is - to read the article and ask for Leopold's intercession.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

7 Tips for Dating an Introvert

If you are an introvert, you know how it feels to be misunderstood. And if you are dating an introvert, but are an extrovert yourself, you may be struggling to understand your special guy or gal. I am quoted in this article entitled, "7 Tips for Dating an Introvert." Definitely check it out if introversion is on your mind lately!

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Four Fears That Keep Singles From Settling Down

I am quoted in this article about the fears that keep singles from settling down. “The ladies I coach have high standards, and they fear that a long-term relationship could result in them being unequally yoked and even trapped with someone who doesn’t live up to their expectations,” says Amy Bonaccorso, dating expert, life coach, and author of How to Get to ‘I Do’: A Dating Guide for Catholic Women. To get past this fear, Bonaccorso advises that her clients focus on the good in others instead of thinking only about the potential negatives.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Natural Childbirth, Hypnobirthing, and Catholicism

Hey all! I had a baby in April 2013 and wrote this piece about my experience with hypnobirthing, or the Mongan Method. As a natural birth advocate, I benefited from this method, but also realized that I could have dealt with the pain even better if I had dipped into my reservoir of Catholic treasures more.

Monday, April 15, 2013

5 Reasons to Get Online Today

I just published a new piece, “5 Reasons to Get Online Today,” on This website has a wealth of Christian dating resources that you may find helpful as you start the online dating process! If you have read my work or heard me on TV and radio, you know how important I think online dating can be to your success in finding a spouse. Spring is the season of new beginnings, so now is a good time to get online!

Thursday, March 28, 2013

A New Door of Faith - Setting Sail on the Digital Sea

I am excited to announce that a paper I presented at a Year of Faith symposium at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception is available for FREE via their theological and pastoral journal, Seat of Wisdom. It is entitled: “A New Door of Faith: Catholic Identity, Evangelization, and Renewal Through Social Media.” A full blog post with a preview is here.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Working Women: Secular Jobs as Inconveniences or Callings?

As seen on Catholic Lane and, check out my new article. I just left a decade-long career in government, and thought I would view the whole thing as a necessary evil in retrospect, but not so much!

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Free Session Offer Ended, But Act Quickly to Be First on Wait List

My free coaching session offer in honor of Valentine’s Day was so successful (one time, my email crashed) that I have now established a wait list for new, prospective coaching clients. Please take this survey to get a spot on the wait list! It’s only 10 easy questions. I anticipate that I will schedule new clients for the May/June 2013 timeframe, but you could be contacted sooner. For more info, go to my website.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Recent Shows and Free Session Offer

If you missed my Valentine’s Day appearance on Meet the Author on Radio Maria, you can listen to it here. Also, if you are a Catholic Answers fan, go here for my recent appearance. The free coaching session offer I've talked about recently is about to end and I can't tell you when it will be back. If you are motivated to get your life on track and get serious about your goals, email me now at amy[AT]newmountaincoaching[DOT]com for an appointment before time runs out! My calendar is filling up fast and if you want to work with me personally, it's time to commit to improving your life. Sign up and claim your time slot!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Top Five Obstacles to Getting to 'I Do'

Get the top five obstacles that hold people back from 'I Do' - now live now on Catholic Lane!

Sunday, February 10, 2013

What Should I Do For Lent This Year?

Are you looking for something different to do for Lent? I contributed to a post about Lenten practices by Steph Gulya of "The Catholic Woman" blog, and so did Lisa Hendey of If you don't know what to do this year, check it out. I had to change my plans this year because my super huge, pregnant self needs all of the protein and iron I can get, so meat has to stay on the menu every day this year!

Friday, January 25, 2013

4 Steps to Reclaim Your Power This Year

Check out my tips if you want an awesome and empowering New Year here!

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Do You Use This "Artist's" Excuse?

I can’t tell you how many times I have heard people excuse irresponsible behavior or serious issues by saying, “Oh, I have an artistic temperament.” Haven’t we all heard this before? See what I have to say about it here.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Spirit and Truth Live Tomorrow!

I will be on Spirit and Truth Live tomorrow with Joe Patch IV at 3:00 p.m. ET. For details on how to listen via Radio Maria and access the program after it airs, go here. I love doing shows with Joe because I get to talk about Catholic dating, but also lots of other stuff! You will hear me talk about Catholic identity and evangelization online, as well as St. Leopold – my next project is shaping up to be about him.

If You Missed Me on Morning Air...

If you missed me on Morning Air this morning, the MP3 is available here on their calendar.

Monday, January 14, 2013

On Women in Grace - All Week Long!

Hey ladies: I am appearing on EWTN's Women of Grace all week long! The shows air at 11 a.m. ET, and the encores are on at 11:30 p.m. ET. The exception is Wed - it's only on in the evening. I am told that the 11:00 a.m. showtimes are viewable online, and they will be archived and available at this link soon. Here is a list of the episodes: Monday, Jan. 14 - The Dating Scene and How to Meet Your Mate Tuesday, Jan 15 - Is He the One? What Counts, What Discounts? Wednesday, Jan. 16 - The Non-Negotiables for Life Long Committment Thursday, Jan. 17 - Time to Say Goodbye Friday, Jan. 18 - Here Comes the Bride!

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Tune in for Dating Tips! Relevant Radio - Thursday, Jan. 17

I'll be on Relevant Radio on Thursday, January 17th at 7:00 a.m. ET, and the show will re-air at 9:00 a.m. ET if that is too early for you.Tune in for dating tips!

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Did you miss me on Women of Grace?

Late last year, I visited EWTN studios in Irondale, AL and recorded a live podcast with Johnette Benkovic. We talk about my book, “How to Get to ‘I Do’ – A Dating Guide for Catholic Women.” Johnette calls my book the “no bones about it book.” Here is the link! For a more extensive blog post about this amazing trip - go here.