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Intentional Living

New Year. Same Me.

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.”

Parenting + Family

Bittersweet Like a Blackberry

We are all messy. Each and every one of us. While my chosen paradigm is one that chooses to look past the thorns to celebrate the berry, there is also a need to acknowledge our challenges, hurts, frustrations and hang ups. Owning our humanity can be incredibly humbling but there is also a beautiful freedom in owning the reality that we do not have it all together. There is a blackberry bittersweetness to our humanity.

Intentional Living

I need you.

I need you to stop being so mean to yourself. If you are like me, you are good at allowing an unkind inner-dialogue to take root in your thought life. Perhaps it is prompted by a mistake or a quest for perfection but the reality is we are all too quick to cut ourselves down.  …

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Leadership + Career

Information — Not Insult

I’ll never forget the day that my leadership coach made my cohort of young professionals practice the art and science of giving and receiving feedback. This was a few years back, when I was c-level executive at Polymer Solutions. We had to stand up, walk around the room, look each cohort-member in the eye and …

Parenting + Family

How do you fight mom guilt?

We feel guilty for what we do.  We feel guilty for what we don’t do.  We feel guilty for how we feel.  And, if we manage to not have strong feelings on an issue, we can even find a way to feel guilty for how we don’t feel.  Mom guilt is flexible in its applications …

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Intentional Living Leadership + Career

Iteration

I’m an unapologetic bookworm and a word geek. When I write I consider it painting with words. I genuinely delight in thinking about (and over thinking about) the meaning, implication and impact of words. For me, writing is very much a blend of form and function.  Much to my bemusement, I recently learned from a …

Joy + Gratitude

What’s your perspective?

Is the glass half full or half empty? Is it a challenge or an opportunity? Much of life’s circumstances are defined by how we frame them and what we allow ourselves to see! In this excerpt, from a recent webinar I provided, I discuss and explore how we can reframe our circumstances to not just …