Small gifts. Big impact.

December 14, 2018 12:27 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The holiday season often brings many opportunities to visit with friends and family. As human beings, it is our connection with others that makes us thrive. Here are two simple ways to make someone else—and yourself—smile this month. Show gratitude Science confirms it: expressing gratitude has a profoundly positive effect on both the person who receives the message and the person expressing it. So, today—not tomorrow or when you remember later—I encourage you to take the time to write a letter of gratitude to someone deserving. It doesn’t have to be a long letter. It can be just a few... View Article

Let Nature Be Your Guide

July 18, 2018 5:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As nature blooms all around us, I encourage you to pay attention to its lesson about constant change and constant renewal. Our lives are always changing, that is constant, and it's up to us on how we use this change to renew ourselves...

Why the Right People can Help us Make the Right Changes

November 10, 2017 5:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  If you have been receiving my posts for a while you know that I love writing about life’s transitions and interpersonal communication. I have discussed different ways we can befriend change to find new possibilities and how it is in our control to create the relationships we want personally and professionally. Although I do write on other topics, these areas are my passion. They are at the core of my beliefs, my values, and they inspire me in my own life. And there is still so much more to cover.   So today, I’d like to discuss the importance... View Article

Giving the gifts of gratitude and appreciation

December 17, 2016 9:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Posted: December 2016 It seems that as I get older — and hopefully a little wiser — that the days, weeks and months fly by faster than ever. It feels like yesterday that I was sending you my best wishes for 2016, and encouraging you to focus on what you did do and what worked in 2015. Read it here! Now, as we bid farewell to 2016, I’d like to return to a topic I have reflected on often this year: building stronger connections with others.