Why? Three letters that form my favorite question. I love asking why! Not to be obstinate or needling but to genuinely understand. When my curiosity is satisfied and I understand the inner workings of people, processes, or phenomena I find I’m able to be more effective, thorough or helpful. All pragmatics aside, understanding why also …
There is no need to completely revisit who you are as one calendar year changes to the next. Focus on new perspective, energy, and goals but enjoy being the “same you.”
Establishing a word for the year is something I began a few years ago. I’ve never been big on resolutions but I do love setting my intentions for the year. Rather than making narrowly defined goals, I like to establish a feel and vision for what the new year and I wrap up that intent in one word.
Love in action, connection, and perspective. Three of many reasons why volunteering is important and valuable!
Make it your mission to encourage another person today. Brace yourself for the immeasurably positive impact as you eagerly encourage others.
Are you feeling Grinchy as Christmas draws near? Or maybe mopey like Charlie Brown? Be encouraged and enter into Advent with awe and wonder.
Playing a good ol’ fashioned board game was a great reminder to stay thankful – regardless of circumstances. What is the game of life teaching you these days?
Make sure that today are you taking care of yourself in a way that “future you” will feel cared for and loved.
You’ll likely be buying gifts for the many special people in your life – friends, family, and coworkers. I’d love to help jumpstart your gift giving by sharing some of my favorite brands and products that will also allow you to “give back” while you buy. Bella Tunno, Sackcloth + Ashes, goodMRKT, New Hope Girls, and Sela Designs. Five brands you can shop to give gifts + give back!
We owe it to ourselves to insert a well-placed pause in our lives that is fully dedicated to gratitude. In that quiet space we’ll find our resolve renewed and our hearts refreshed.
I was able to witness the early days of healing and am honored I got to meet this powerful overcomer, as her new journey begins.
Intentionally pursue a Focused Fall. In the crisp air and quiet moments you will uncover the beauty of an unhurried life.
Talking about our “tough stuff” is a courageous act that will help others rise. This is the story of my recently acquired “speed bump.”
The aches and pains of humanity are abounding. Tragedies are occurring in the lives of individuals but are also happening on national and global scales. There is plenty of sadness swirling and heartache seems to be lurking just around the corner. So what can you do? Start by allowing yourself to feel it. As I …
A family motto is a way of using words as a secret handshake. It’s a phrase that is invitational + affirms each time it is spoken. What’s yours?