Sometimes I wonder how I can possibly be well-equipped enough to guide people in finding meaning in their lives and careers when I can’t even remember which one of my laundry baskets is socks&underwear and which one is pants&shirts. I still can’t remember whic… Read more...
Things I hear from clients all the time:
“I should have been a ___________.”
“I wish I didn’t stay at this job so long.”
“If only I had known.”
“It’s too late now.”
Regret is like a bitter root in your tea.
Its purpose … Read more...
When writing fiction, I’ve always taken real people in my life and had them do amazing things, things maybe they’re not capable of but wish they were. I make them into heroes. I place them in impossible situations and give them a way out.
I’ve realized I do the … Read more...
It is in the eyes of those that love us most where we allow ourselves to break down.
Most of us have experienced it: a look, a touch, a text. It’s not what it says; it’s who it’s from.
That’s all it takes. The dam breaks, the flood finally wins.
We compartmen… Read more...
On my way to drop off my daughter at school, sometimes I catch a funny radio segment on the Marcus & Sandy show called “Second Date Update.”
Marcus and Sandy call up someone who ceased communication with another person after a first date and then they ask that some… Read more...
We all like nice people.
Well, nice people work hard. Kindness don’t come easy.
It’s not like kindness is the default mode for our personalities like, if we do nothing, we just end up being nice.
Nah. Kind of the opposite, actually.
Kindness is an everyday effort, a muscl… Read more...
WordPress allows you to tag your posts so people can search them by category. Here are some of my categories:
Anxiety, Career Happiness, Change & Movement, Daily Mindfulness, Emotions, Empathy, Gratitude, Job Search Zen, Life Transitions, Overcoming Fear, Parenting, Power &… Read more...
A friend sent a group text.
We knew it was a hard day for her. She’d lost someone. Today was the day the whole world was taking notice, was remembering, coming together, and sharing.
That’s a lot of weight.
Death is one of the only inevitable things. When it comes for yo… Read more...
I always hope (and believe!) that things are more adventurous than they are, like I’m always on some great big treasure hunt, the greatest mystery of all time.
Clues are everywhere.
Pitfalls can’t stop me.
Something great lies ahead.
This is not just a story I tell myself… Read more...
I don’t give discounts but I almost always have a pro-bono project on hand.
There are plenty of people down on their luck or just struggling with where to go and how to get there.
How lucky I am to have a skill that can make that all go away.
30 minutes on the phone … Read more...