If you have 400 reasons to say yes…

I was looking through my photos on my laptop today, and I came across some photos of book pages. When I’m reading and I want to remember something, I snap a quick pic. Highlighting isn’t an option much of the time, since I’ve gotten back into using...
4 Steps for Dealing With Difficult Family Dynamics

4 Steps for Dealing With Difficult Family Dynamics

Fam dram.   That’s my affectionate shorthand for family drama.   Do you have it? Is it keeping you up at night? Busying your mind and making you feel like crap? In so many respects, we are an all-or-nothing culture. We’re either bingeing or starving...
What Susan Hyatt Taught Me About Saying “No”

What Susan Hyatt Taught Me About Saying “No”

I recently attended a conference where the speaker challenged us to interview 10 people in business who inspire us. The idea is to gather insight about their journey and glean wisdom from those who are a little further along on their business path.   The first...

Create space for yourself

The way we build our schedules is the way we build our lives. Chances are that if there’s no room for you in your calendar, you might be feeling like there isn’t much room for you in your life. So many of us women build our schedules around supporting others. We’re...
On Letting Love In

On Letting Love In

  My grandfather died last week. He was a strong and loving man who was very involved in the community. He had become ill and experienced miraculous recoveries twice. This past fall, the miracles ran out. He began to fade as his cancer spread. Perhaps he didn’t...

Opening Up to Love

Love can be such a loaded thing. From a very young age, we absorb messages about what it means, who can have it, who can give it, who deserves it, and who doesn’t. As I entered adulthood, I got stuck in a place where I believed that I didn’t deserve love. Under the...