Like it or not, adversity is part of the human experience. Life was not intended to be easy, but created to be filled with obstacles, failures, disappointments and differing levels of adversity.Read More
January is a month full of resolutions, goals and willpower. It is also a month in which I hear the echo of people commenting on how they will be ‘self-disciplined’ this year in order to achieve their goals. I used to be one of those echoes. I used to tout the value of self-discipline. Now, I challenge you to erase self-discipline from your vocabulary.Read More
Announcing Branding Services in 2019!Read More
In 2019, I dare you to spend the year chasing an impossible dream. Dare to try. Dare to fail. Just dare.Read More
No matter what you believe, I hope today, you simply believe.Read More
Can Practicing Grant Writing Make You a Better Creative Writer?Read More
Facing grief with gratitude may be one of the most valuable lessons learned in 2018.Read More
This year, I am giving myself 3 Christmas gifts that will change my life.
What is on your Christmas list?Read More
I will never regret a moment of my education, of the experiences I have sought or of those I strive to bring to my children. However, there is a price to pay in chasing such dreams. Inevitably, time changes everything. So does education.Read More
How do you remain sharp? A master of your craft?Read More
Strong is beautiful. We can be fierce, quiet, bruised, muddy, playful, serious. We can be all the things. We must remind each other, and our children, that this is the truth.
Buy this book. Give it as a gift. Remind someone, or yourself, of the strength, beauty and wisdom in all of us.Read More
How are you living today? Intentionally or with a list of good intentions?
Do you know the difference?Read More
A quick reading novel that is funny, quirky and weaves a little science, medicine, humanity and love into you favorite end of summer escape!Read More
I always loved the transition of carefree summer days into the colorful array of new crayons, highlighters, crisp notebooks and the expected evolution of the leaves into their fiery form. This is such an exciting time and, in my opinion, so much better than New Years for making resolutions.Read More
I thought about the concept of flexibility, to bend without breaking, and how much this same concept applies to life.Read More
Our thoughts drive every action (or inaction) and result. Have you taken an inventory of your thoughts? Carol Dweck’s book, Mindset , is a fantastic book to get you started on the frame work in which you think everyday.Read More
It’s such a hot phrase in leadership and personal development. In careers. In fitness.
Turns out, partnerships are often doomed at the start. Let me explain…Read More
Standing on the edge of the dock you may find trepidation of the uncertainty below the surface, fear of the height of the fall and the shock as the water encompasses you whole, excitement at the thrill of falling into the unknown.
I love standing at the edge of the dock, but even more, I love jumping in.Read More
I always find myself reflecting on the history of this country on the 4th. Thinking of my grandfather, uncles and other family and friends who have served and sacrificed for this country. For Freedom.
So, this 4th of July, I want to talk about the definition of freedom.Read More
Have you ever shied away from telling someone a goal, dream or passion of yours? Almost as though you feel ashamed by your own ambition? I have.
No longer. It is time to be proud and lean into those dreams. Does this make you uncomfortable or just a little afraid? Good!
Change comes at the edge of our comfort zones.Read More