In a couple of days I will be walking on hot coals at “Unleash the Power Within,” lead by Tony Robbins. As I was prepping for the trip to San Jose, I was laughing with my husband and saying, “How did I get here?” Since as far back as I can remember I have been […]Read more "Firewalker"
Redefining Optimism For most of my life I’ve thought of myself as a realist. When I say realist, I mean that I easily get caught up in the details and can be skeptical. In fact, if we were talking 10 years ago, I would have told you that my default thinking is negative. 10 years […]Read more "Redefining Optimism & The 10-Day Mental Challenge"
Hot damn, I’m turning 40! Maybe that wasn’t what you were expecting? I remember watching Oprah’s surprise 40th birthday party on TV in 1994 and thinking that she really had it all together. I loved seeing Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, and Aretha Franklin give her their thoughts on turning 40. Years later, Jennifer Aniston turned […]Read more "40 Years in the Making"
The human brain has one extremely important task – survival. In fact, sometimes when we desire something – a cookie, a new pair of shoes, a glass of red wine – our brain interprets that as something we need to survive. Have you ever found yourself obsessively thinking about a cookie you ate an hour, […]Read more "Our Brain’s Story"
A few years ago I found myself at an impasse in my career. I was unhappy with my day-to-day and felt I could do better for myself, my family, friends and colleagues. I was tired of being the person at the barbeque, dinner party, or neighborhood get together that always complained about her job. My […]Read more "Finding My Way"
Over the past three years, I’ve been lucky enough to have four different roles at my job. Each of these roles were brand new to me. As human beings, change does not always sit well with us. I’ve recognized the change that is hardest for me is being new. In life we experience being new […]Read more "Being New"