Motivation

Sep07No Comments

New Book Event September 9 – 11

It’s already September, and you know what that means…yes, the holidays are just around the corner. (I won’t even mention how many shopping days are left…) This year, I’ve teamed up with a group of visionary Los Angeles artists...
Feb09No Comments

How Courageous is Your Mind?

In his recent Psychology Today article, leadership expert and author Jake Breeden outlined the essential habits of courageous people. Courage, he says, is a way of thinking. According to Breeden, the courageously minded have established thinking patterns...
Jun09No Comments

The Joy of Conquering Fear

Let’s face it, the unknown can be scary. That’s how the publishing journey has often felt for me. What began as a tiny seed of an idea grew into something much bigger. Along the path I encountered many unknowns. I faced uncertainty. Doubt crept...
Jun04No Comments

“I Just Danced”…The Inspiring Words of a 6 Year Old

If you think there’s nothing a kid can teach you, think again. For the last two months, I’ve been touring Southern California schools presenting talks and workshops about courage and resilience based on my book, Stand Tall. The enthusiasm...
Feb13No Comments

The Power of Self-Love

Several years ago I ran a workshop for women on creativity and spirituality. Among the topics we covered was love. The participants jumped into this section vigorously and could easily describe their beliefs about love and the many ways they practiced...
Jan16No Comments

What’s waiting for you?

This quote by psychologist Josesph Campbell is a fantastic prompt for the New Year. It reminds us that the idea of “control” is just an illusion, one that often keeps us stuck in unhelpful patterns and working against the flow of life. But...
Jul03No Comments

Let Each Day Be Beautiful

One of the many benefits of my work is meeting amazing people and finding out about their lives. I’m still buzzing from last month’s love fest and the inspiring women from the “Love Your Work” interview series. This week I was...
Jun27No Comments

Self Doubt: What’s The Story?

“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.” ~ Shakespeare” Self-doubt is a common affliction that confronts all of us from time to time. It is a dangerous undercurrent that can quickly...
May26No Comments

The Adventures in Gratitude Challenge

For anywhere from three to six months every year my husband and I take an intentional departure from land-based living. We call it our slocation, or at least that’s how I think of our time. Okay, yes, you could think of it as a really lengthy a vacation,...
Apr25No Comments

Positive Thinking is a Discipline

When life is rolling along smoothly it’s easy to think positive. But when life’s unexpected obstacles are suddenly thrown in your path, it’s much more difficult to maintain a positive attitude. Positivity is a discipline. Like mastering...