Acts Of Kindness

I have been noticing people around me being kind and compassionate lately, to myself and to others, and feeling a strong sense of gratitude and appreciation in response. I have been somewhat purposely watching the smallest, most mundane acts because they are the ones...

Winter Blues

I have been talking with people and many are sharing that they are feeling tired, they have been having urges to eat more and that they are going to bed earlier. I have had clients that have been with me for several years now and we are able to notice that many react...

Unscheduled Time

We all live busy lives. We run from one activity to another and have very little down time to just be. We may even feel lazy or guilty if we have a few spare moments and stop to take a break, doing nothing of great importance. It seems that everyone around us is doing...

Tips on Securing a New Job or Career

I work with people wanting try a new job or career. Below are some of my favorite tips: Resume: Update your resume and cater it and cover letter(s) to the new career path you are taking.  If you do not want to hire a resume building consultant, ask three friends to...

A Little Perspective

In the 2014 movie Men, Women, and Children, one of the characters is a teenage boy grappling with his mother abandoning him, losing interest in playing football, meeting a girl he likes, and other experiences of teenage angst. In viewing a YouTube video of Carl Sagan...

Gratitude

Today I feel grateful for all of my teachers. Those who were soft and gentle, and those who taught me the hard knocks, those who were kind, and those who were rude. Thank you for teaching me what I wanted to know and for teaching me what I never asked to learn, but...

Working Smarter Instead of Harder

This week I had the pleasure of facilitating a mastermind group about how to work smarter instead of harder in order to be highly productive and still have time to enjoy life. It seems that many of us struggle with taking on too much responsibility, thinking we can...