“What I did on MY summer vacation.” AKA How to Handle a Braggart School, literally and figuratively, is back in session and it’s likely everyone is exchanging tall tales about their summer fun. While it’s possible you are having a marvelous time hearing… Read More
Abundance in One, Easy Step As summer draws to a close, many of us are feeling hot, tired and—frankly—grumpy. Our bathing suits are faded, our T-shirts are stained, and our flip-flops are broken. We are… Read More
“Weed, Whites and Wine….”?: An Easier Way to Get Others from “No” to “Willing” I’m hoping some of you read the headline and recognized the chorus of Little Feat’s “Willing” in which our lonesome truck driver, given the impetus of ‘weed, whites and wine’… Read More
Be a Trampoline, Not a Backboard: Strategies of an Effective Listener Every now and then an article comes across my desk that’s thought provoking enough that I want to share it with you. This is one of those weeks. This morning… Read More
Life Hacks: Narrowed Down to 2 As anyone knows who has spent time on the Internet, there are countless articles devoted to life hacks: from the top 100 that will make your life easier to the … Read More
Remain Calm: A How-To As many of you know I have an “Ask a Question” button on my website. (Yes, I do read all your questions; yes, I do answer them.) Recently, I received… Read More
Your Most Powerful Weapon… The violence around the world, and the divisiveness of America’s political discourse, have been (and are likely to continue to be) deeply upsetting. Despair—and its frequent shadow, apathy— have gone… Read More
Do You Have a Lot to Say or Are You Just Saying a Lot? Recently, I got off an extended call with a client and said to my husband, “Well, he had a lot to say!” To which my husband responded, “But did he… Read More
“You’ll Never Be Better than You are Today!”: Helpful Lines for Awkward Moments Was it just me, or did you find the 5-day holiday ‘weekend’ overwhelming? By its end, I was more convinced than ever that naptime is something that should be required… Read More
If You’re On Time, You’re Late I was blessed to spend last week with my yoga teacher, Paramaguru R. Sharath Jois. As you can see from the photo, I was not the only one in attendance.… Read More