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
If you enter your mind as though you are entering a house, what is your reaction? Is it a sense of chaos and stress, or is it luxurious like a peaceful resort? Can you choose? Have you ever tried?Read More
I admit, I used to be the worst at this. Networking appeared to be artificial, forced conversations that this introvert had no interest in being a part of. I did not get it. What was the big deal? I have my family, my friends, my colleagues. That is all I need, right?Read More
The first time I remember writing something intentionally, entirely because I wanted to, it was a “report” on a giant clam. And by report, I mean a complete word-for-word-copy of the encyclopedia entry.Read More
Refreshing, funny, vulnerable and full of great advice for women everywhere. Girl, Wash Your Face feels like you are chatting with a great friend, sharing life stories and dropping wisdom that is as unexpected as it is deep.Read More
Great joy, excitement and satisfaction in life do not come from easily accomplished tasks. They come from doing what is hard to achieve a goal. That is the glory of climbing the mountain, the view from the top is tremendously more beautiful because of the work it took to get there.Read More