Figuring out what brings you joy can sometimes be a challenge for rule followers and people pleasers.Read More
When we don’t set healthy boundaries, the person we disappoint the most is ourselves.Read More
Is Achieving Balance Possible?
It is possible, if you are willing to give up what “balance” looks like to you. Most of the time our ideals of balance are really only a state of perfection we think we SHOULD achieve and once we do, well then we’ll be happy.Read More
Gratitude can lead to more happiness, more peace, and even an increased immune system to name just a few benefits. Is it possible to practice gratitude, no matter what is going on outside of us? There answer is yes and this article gives you the reasons why and a roadmap on how to do it.Read More
Which brings me to the third and final point of my "Three Lessons on Leadership." By being outwardly focused I mean focus on empowering those around you. Only when you let go of your stories and say everything that matters will you authentically be able to empower those around you. Empowerment will come easy when you dare to say the hard stuff because you are opening lines of communication.Read More
Saying everything breaks down the barriers between you and others.
When you say everything, you discover hidden secrets in people’s hearts and thereby have a better understanding of how to relate to them and how to lead them.Read More
Human capital is the greatest resource you will ever have. If you don’t learn how to build a great relationship with yourself, you can’t build a great relationship with others.
To start, you must learn to identify and let go of the stories you tell yourself about yourself and the stories you tell about others. Our stories drive our behavior and our actions. Our stories separate us from each other. Our stories divide us.Read More
What are you holding on to?
What do I mean by “holding on to?” Those things that are negative, those things that zap your energy, and take you away from your family, your friends and your sense of your worth.Read More
If you try to make yourself feel happy when you are sad, the sadness will still be there. That’s like putting lipstick on a pig. It’s still a pig.
Feel ALL of the feelings, just don’t wallow in them.
Try to get to the root of the problem, then take actions appropriate to shift your mood.Read More
Have you ever allowed your emotions to hold you hostage? I have and it ain’t pretty….Read More
Here is one small thing you can do to reduce your stress levels right away!Read More
Be present, slow down, be more gentle with yourself. That's all good advice to reduce stress. But what if you do all of those things but still feel stressed out?
What if your stress level is as a result of the geographic location in which you live?Read More
Failure has been on my mind lately. Like a lot.
I find myself out on the skinny branches of life – the best place to be in my opinion. I always coach people that SMART goals are stupid because they limit what you think is and isn’t possible. It’s when you go FAR outside of your comfort zone that you grow.Read More
I gave up my life long dream of becoming an actor when I was about 15. How did that happen?
It happened in one brief moment. I was contemplating applying to colleges and was researching those that had great theater programs. I mentioned this to my Mom…..Read More
Have you seen a fallopian tube lately? What about some ovaries? Did your high school teacher freshman year not teach you how they work? Well, let me explain. You see each of a woman’s fallopian tubes (there are two) is attached to her ovaries (again, two) and what they do is …
Okay, I’m not going to sugar coat this and I’m not going to talk about how the female gynecological system works.
May 8th is World Ovarian Cancer Day and that is what I’m going to talk about.