The biggest barrier to change, growth, and innovation, is fear of failure. In preschool, kids ask about 100 questions a day and by middle school asking questions almost ceases completely. Why? For one reason, usually kids are rewarded for having the answer, not for asking a good question. So gradually they just stop asking and…

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365 days to happiness through physical health and mental wellness ~day 9~ Your gift to the world You are unique. You have gifts that make you ….you. You have a gift to give to the world. However, so often, those gifts get lost in the demands of everyday living. And when this happens, when you…

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 I Am Going To Feel Wholehearted Love In 2015 And I am starting with this: Gratitude. I am here. Still. Pretty good stuff.  That is enough.  But, There is More Let me explain. In the past I set out, and offered, and explained, and participated in New Year Goals, New Year Resolutions and all the rest.…

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Dear 2014, Thank You & Good Bye   Dear 2014, I want to begin this letter by saying that although I only knew you a mere 365 days,I will always hold you close in my heart. We are forever bonded by the joy, pain, and experiences we shared in our year together. I am a…

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Forgive Yourself: The Best Present This Season Energy electrified the room during a recent talk I gave on forgiveness. Why talk about forgiveness now during the busiest time of the year? Why spend time on this topic when you are busy getting the gifts to give? Because one thing that women say they want more…

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Do you ever wonder what people do in their spare time? I do. Well my “spare” time has always been 5:30 am-6:45 am. For years I have considered that my time. A quiet sacred beginning to my day when I am just here for me. Not showered, no make up, no phone ringing, appointments, or…

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 “Idealism isn’t about passing legislation, it’s about finding the small corner of the world that you can touch, making it perfect, and setting it free.”I absolutely love this quote from the Blog, Hello My Name is Blog. That small corner of the world that you can claim as your own, is exactly what you should…

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I recently gave a talk to a room full of women of various ages. It was enlightening, empowering, and dynamic. These women were on their game! You may be wondering how it was exactly, that dozens of women from ages 40-80 could connect so well? What is the one factor that cuts through age, class,…

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 I have always believed in the power of positive thinking, the weight that our thoughts actually have in our lives.  Through my career of helping women discover their “why” of being, I have learned that the way you choose to dedicate yourself to the way you think creates the foundation for this discovery and ones…

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In my last blog post I wrote about how we know if we are hanging around the right people. The suggestions I gave were tried and true and what I use as my own personal guide when asking myself the same question. Unfortunately, just four days after this post,I found out, all too well, how…

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