There’s a lot of noise out there. Phone calls. Emails. Texts. Social Media, friends, strangers, clients, would-be-clients, former clients, frenemies, all needing just a little piece of you. Maybe a medium piece, maybe the whole enchilada. How do you prioritize the time you spend filtering the noise from what really matters? My totally favorite filtration method of choice relies on using one very small word as often as possible. If we were raised by good, God-fearing people, we were raised to be nice. Be kind. Be responsive, congenial, generous, reciprocal. But all… Read More
Happy February! A few years ago, I developed a method to treat insomnia and occupy my mind in the middle of the night just long enough to drift back to sleep. What has this got to do with love? Stay with me. So I call this sleep aid I invented, The ABCs of Gratitude. I start with A and work my way to Z with all the elements of my life for which I’m grateful. A: I’m grateful for avocados (I love them!) B: I’m grateful for beautiful babies C: I’m grateful… Read More
Is balance a myth? At some point in recent history, in the Mad Men worldview of sacrificing our private lives on the altar of our careers, something shifted. The world wobbled. Women entered the workforce. Technology changed the geography of upward mobility.
A funny thing happens when you decide to make a change in your life. You may have been stewing about a change, plotting out the ways you’ll be happier when you make then change, even blaming others because you haven’t made the change you know in your heart is right for you. So what’s holding you back? It’s really quite simple. As humans, we are wired to crave change. We are programmed, like flowers tilting toward the sun, to bend toward transformation, toward personal development. At the same time, we are hard-wired… Read More