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

What is the right way to live?

April 25, 2017 4:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Is there a right way to live your life? As a certified coach I spend a lot of time reading, researching, and considering the meaning of life with my clients. Is there a better way to live? What does happiness really mean? And how do we reach the end of life and be at peace with the life that we have lived? There are many different ways to live a fulfilling life and it is up to us to find what makes the most sense to us personally. Our own personality, values, circumstances, and responses to life challenges can affect... 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.