How Vanilla Ice Helps Me Make Better Decisions

7 minute read What if you just met the love of your life on a cruise ship that happens to be heading straight for an iceberg? What if you wreaked havoc on the police department, turning your town upside down, because they've done a shit job handling the murder case of your only daughter? What … Continue reading How Vanilla Ice Helps Me Make Better Decisions

Gold Digging Your Way to Clearer Decision Making From the Inside Out

5 minute read Let's clear something up right out of the gate: Being decisive does not equal being difficult. For some reason, we have created a culture that usually pegs women who make decisions with confidence as being difficult; not playing for the team. We are selfish. We're not considering everyone's feelings. God knows that … Continue reading Gold Digging Your Way to Clearer Decision Making From the Inside Out

How My Guilty Pleasure Delivers Every Day

5 minute read I bought tarot cards. I know, I know. I may have lost you. But before you throw a sweeping judgment my way, hear me out. I've been consistently looking for fun ways to increase my self-awareness and intuition because in the age of information overload those two hot commodities are entirely under … Continue reading How My Guilty Pleasure Delivers Every Day

The Importance of Being a Perspective Detective

3 minute read It’s anger. It’s sadness. It’s confusion and frustration. When our thoughts and beliefs are questioned or receive any push back, we tighten up, rev up, gear up for the fight. We become uptight and ready to pounce. We will prove them wrong once and for all. We will plow through everything to … Continue reading The Importance of Being a Perspective Detective

Why Listening to Your Heart Doesn’t Sound Smart

5 minute read You've heard it a million times: follow your heart. It’s so cliché that you may dismiss it as a touchy-feely idealistic way of living your life. It sounds innocent and childish. It doesn’t sound smart because it’s not. Everything considered smart is contained, practical, and organized. It all comes from the left … Continue reading Why Listening to Your Heart Doesn’t Sound Smart

How Can Ten Seconds Change Your Day?

1 minute read What would happen if you started each day taking a moment to sit in bed and breathe? Just a few seconds. How different would your day be? How would your first interaction be with your partner? Your kids? Your pets? Your friends? The barista? The guy at the light next to you? … Continue reading How Can Ten Seconds Change Your Day?

Here’s a Natural & Clear Way to Memorize Your Talk

2 minute read Do you ever get gripped with fear that you won't have your talk memorized in time? Or maybe that you will have rehearsed it so much that you come out sounding more robotic than human? Here is a no-fail way to curb that anxiety. Again, it's a three-step process to keep you … Continue reading Here’s a Natural & Clear Way to Memorize Your Talk

Just in case you were feeling this way too…

I have been feeling a belly dropping roller coaster of emotions lately. I divulged this to enough people and was comforted when the collective response was a relieved, "Me too!". This includes the blessing of a man at the deli counter who I shared a piece of turkey with while we waited in line. After … Continue reading Just in case you were feeling this way too…

Do You Want to Be Happy or Right?

The buzz of the first day of school always kicks my love of learning up a notch. In my book, it's way more of an ass-kicker than January 1st. There's more straight, and action-oriented goals than obligatory pipe promises that the annual hopped up countdown creates. This year, though, I felt different. I wasn't jonesing … Continue reading Do You Want to Be Happy or Right?

3 Ways to Kick Autopilot to the Curb

3 minute read Self-regulators, mount up! Not sure if you've noticed, but there's been a crazy amount of heightened emotions flooding our mental space over the past few weeks. Some may say that it's been going on for the past year and others will argue that it's been going on since the beginning of time. … Continue reading 3 Ways to Kick Autopilot to the Curb