Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

I’m on an ongoing quest to find ways to reduce my anxiety and regulate my nervous system. Along the way, I’ve been evaluating several aspects of my life. I’m looking for the big stuff. Recently, I looked at my calendar. Like many of us, I live by mine. It seemed like...
Another Year Wiser

Another Year Wiser

Welp, here we are. Another year has gone by, and the number I write on a form asking my age has gone up. But unlike my mother, I embrace my age. I don’t think of it as getting another year older. Instead, I think I’m another year wiser. My momma In the months leading...
Power of the Collective

Power of the Collective

I attended a retreat for women entrepreneurs last week. It’s the same event I attended last year at this time. I wasn’t sure if I should go again, but I’m so incredibly glad that I did. I was reminded of the incredible power of the collective. When great minds from...
“You’re Not Doing It Right.”

“You’re Not Doing It Right.”

Ever heard those words aimed at you? As with any phrase, context matters, the source matters, tone matters, and probably a few other things. But at the end of the day, the variables don’t really matter that much. “You’re not doing it right” just isn’t a phrase most of...
Decisions and Actions

Decisions and Actions

Well, here we are. Another new year. Do you feel any different? I do. But not because it’s a new year. More likely, it’s due to decisions and actions I’ve taken. The new year, like other milestone events, gave me the push (reason? excuse?) to take steps. It created a...
Stay at the Table

Stay at the Table

I was sitting with a new group recently. We got on the topic of uncomfortable conversations. People react in a variety of interesting ways to them. Those reactions reflect hard wiring, personality, and life experiences, as well as the culture of your organization. It...