No ifs, ands, or buts

No ifs, ands, or buts

It’s NOvember! Someone once introduced me to the concept of saying NO for this entire month as a way of resetting priorities.  I don’t normally recommend coming at things sideways but instead of having to say something you’re not ready to say or have to make up an...
One trick to squeeze excitement out of dread

One trick to squeeze excitement out of dread

“I can’t wait for this to be over.” We’ve all had a thought like that when it feels like we’re drowning in the middle of a dark moment in life. Those thoughts aren’t the actual experience we’re having though. They are what we are thinking about the experience we are...
The Choice is Yours

The Choice is Yours

Every once in a while, we need to do a relationship inventory. This type of inventory depends on what we want to measure, and today I invite you to measure your feeling of choice vs. obligation. Technically, we are the ones deciding to be in every single one of our...
In Hindsight

In Hindsight

The Summit of Greatness I attended this amazing conference a couple of weeks ago. It was a few days of inspiring speakers giving TEDtalk-style speeches back-to-back during the day. Kyle Cease, a hilarious transformational teacher, was going to be there and he was by...
Crystal Clear

Crystal Clear

Happy birthday to me! If you’ve known me for a while, you know I always choose a birthday word. September 13 is almost here, so it’s time to choose what will guide me on my forty-seventh trip around the sun. “Clarity” has risen to the top. I don’t often pause for...