Listen To Your Gut

There isn’t always a “right” answer. There isn’t always a clear path. And there definitely isn’t always a linear path. There is your right answer. And you already know the answer. Paula reminds me of this on our walk and talks. You already know the right answer IF, you’re tuned in to yourself. IF, you’re […]

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Act First, Then Inspiration Comes

What do you do when you’re in-between time, when one chapter of your live or work has ended and yet it feels like the next one hasn’t started yet? I’ve been in this space and was so grateful when my friend Brooke named this for me. It’s called Chrysalis Time – the time in between […]

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Stretch Yourself, Do Uncomfortable Things

This week, I encourage you to take inventory and ask yourself the following questions: What have you done this summer to stretch yourself? What new experience have you tried and ended up loving? Who are the people in your life who challenge you to be your best? What are you reading or listening to that […]

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Massive Action in the Next 100 Days

If you ever feel paralyzed by having too many goals, you’re not alone. I have so many ideas I want to execute on, habits I want to implement, articles I want to write and people I want to meet. The challenge is, we can’t do it all at once. Rather than being paralyzed by choice, […]

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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Do you find yourself stretched too thin? Are you trying to get everything done? I’m being challenged to take on only the most important. While this logically makes sense, it is hard to implement. Enter Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. I couldn’t read this book fast enough and am already starting to read it […]

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If it’s not a ‘Hell Yes’, it should be a ‘No”!

If you’ve ever struggled with saying no to someone or something, then read How to Find Your ‘No’ So You Can Start Saying ‘Yes!’ to What Actually Matters. Moral of the story: if it’s not a ‘Hell Yes’, it should be a ‘No’! Saying ‘No’ is hard for me. If I see potential for something […]

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Take Conversations Past “So, What’s New With You”

Big family and friend gatherings are often filled with a lot of small talk. It’s a lot easier to ask the most basic of questions so most of us end up asking the same default questions like “so, what’s new with you?” Thanksgiving can also be a great time for reflection. Reflection about what we’re […]

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On Cultivating Willpower & Finding The Good

Has the election got you down? Are you questioning your belief in human goodness? If so, check out Dr. Kelly McGonigal’s article How You Can Find the Good in a Nasty Election Cycle. It suggests that times like these call for heartfulness – courage to stay engaged, with an open heart and a determination to […]

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Make Your WHYs Bigger Than Your BUTs

To get what we want, we have to make our WHYs bigger than our BUTs. How we handle our ‘whys’ and our ‘what nexts’ separates people who thrive versus people who languish. Emiliya Zhivotovskaya is a leading voice in the world of positive psychology and the science of flourishing, but after a gut wrenching childhood […]

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Legacy and Doing More Good Than We Think Possible

Zach Anner, an award-winning comedian, was a crowd favorite at World Domination Summit. His talk, Embrace Every Struggle With A Spirit of Gratitude, encouraged us to show gratitude to the people who have helped us get where we are and do everything with compassion and love. I HIGHLY recommend watching it. He talks about how […]

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