Whispering Wisdom

Have you ever been told that you are "too emotional" or that as a leader in your workplace you need to lead more with your head and less with your heart? I have. And it's frustrating because my natural inclination as a leader, as a parent, as a friend, is to create safety so others... Continue Reading →

Change is Coming

Just when we think we have our lives figured out, change comes. Change is a constant in life, I know, but there are moments when we experience a marked change and we take notice. Today is one of those times. In June of 2013, everything changed. On a Friday morning, in an instant, I went... Continue Reading →

Intentionally Simplifying the Rest of 2022

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials. -Lin Yutang Did you know there are 45 days left in 2022? It's true. So for the next 45 days, I have decided to be very intentional about... Continue Reading →

Practice the Pause

I don't know about you, but I feel like my life is not slowing down at all. As we have been returning to  something that resembles “normal life” following two years of pandemic uncertainty, I find I am ramped up, taking on too many things, not sleeping at night because I can't get my mind... Continue Reading →

A Different Perspective for a Different Experience

This morning I am enjoying coffee in a different location. I am attending a retreat for work and while there will be much learning taking place today, there is something renewing about spending time with like-minded colleagues away from the office. Sometimes that is all we need...a different perspective, a different point of view, to... Continue Reading →

Your Presence is a Gift

As a new school year begins, we may find our “to-do list” growing longer and longer. If you are a parent or caregiver, yours may include buying new shoes and school supplies, planning for school lunches, navigating first day nerves (for you AND your kids), and getting the kids’ sleep schedules back to “normal.” Teachers... Continue Reading →

Hello Passion? Where are you?

It’s funny how we can be so passionate about something we do, and then someone says something and we suddenly become so self-conscious about what we love doing that we stop doing it. This happened to me. I loved writing so much. I still do. But I loved writing every single day, creating posts for... Continue Reading →

Radical Acceptance

Recently I learned about Radical Acceptance, the process of fully accepting a situation just as it is, without judgement and without trying to change it. For me, this idea changes EVERYTHING. Let me give you an example. Say I am outside with my dogs (this is a real-life example for me) and it is cold... Continue Reading →

Stop Apologizing for Who You Are

Apologies are so important. When we hurt someone, we need to take the time to acknowledge the hurt we have caused, to name it and to commit to making it right and not doing it again. When we do, we are able to rebuild trust, to move the relationship forward and to begin to mend... Continue Reading →

Progress Over Perfection

I have struggled all my life with perfectionism. Sometimes, I read those words and I wonder if that is someone's "humble brag". For me, the struggle with perfectionism does not mean I struggle because I am perfect. I do believe in having high standards and if I am going to do something, I want to... Continue Reading →

Who Might You Be?

September, for me, is all about possibilities. I always feel a sense of hope and optimism. The past year and a half has been tough, and we could all use some hope and optimism, couldn't we? If I am being completely honest with myself, however, that hope and optimist is tempered with some healthy skepticism... Continue Reading →

Go Where You Feel Most Alive

Wouldn't it be great if this was a post about going somewhere? Anywhere? We may not be able to jump on a plane and head to a warm beach resort, or to a mountain retreat, or to visit landmarks and cultures and people that enrich our lives. But we always have the chance to go... Continue Reading →

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