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10 Things I Loved in April 2014

10 Things I Loved in April 2014

At the end of each month, I take stock of the previous month.  What went well?  What did I learn?  What brought me a simple joy?  These monthly reports are a way to encourage myself to take delight in the littlest of things.  I find that Ten Things I Loved allows me to always see […]

Drop One Thing

Drop One Thing

If you are like most women, you feel the need to say yes to as many of the requests you receive or ideas that you have that you can. You believe in the causes you are plugged into, you want to grow your ideas, and so you do everything you can, only to find that […]

Happy's current favorite pose

Friday Reflections

  Every Friday, I reflect on the week that has just passed by doing a little senses exercise.  This practice is a gentle, easy way to tune into how we are doing, what we are experiencing, and what we are grateful for while more acutely tuning into our senses.  It’s a whole heart exercise with […]

Be passionate. Be purposeful. Find peace.

Be passionate. Be purposeful. Find peace.

Are you aching to create the life you really want? Do you need time and guidance to really help you breathe, think, dream, and plan for your best life? Do you want to feel invigorated, encouraged, inspired, focused, clear, committed, and authentic? Does having someone in your corner raise your sense of accountability and possibility […]

Finding Your People

Finding Your People

We have all had that moment, whether it was at a play date, in book club, at a volunteer opportunity, or in a meeting, where someone across the room speaks and we are overcome with a feeling of recognition.  She gets me, you think.  She is my person!  One of the cornerstones to having a […]

Friday Reflections

Friday Reflections

Every Friday, I reflect on the week that has just passed by doing a little senses exercise.  This practice is a gentle, easy way to tune into how we are doing, what we are experiencing, and what we are grateful for while more acutely tuning into our senses.  It’s a whole heart exercise with plenty […]

Plugging into community

Plugging into community

On Friday, I attended the Women + Girls Research Alliance Summit.   I am honored to be on the advisory council for the Alliance, and, every two years, after conducting empirical research around important issues impacting women and girls in Charlotte, the Alliance hosts a Summit to present the findings and to galvanize energy in the […]

Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing

Friday Reflections

Friday Reflections

Every Friday, I reflect on the week that has just passed by doing a little senses exercise.  This practice is a gentle, easy way to tune into how we are doing, what we are experiencing, and what we are grateful for while more acutely tuning into our senses.  It’s a whole heart exercise with plenty […]

5 steps to confidence

5 steps to confidence

How can I appear more confident, a nervous woman asks me. At a time like this, it would be easy to tell her to fake it until she makes it, but what she is telling me, I can see with her eyes and body language, is that she doesn’t even know how to fake it.  […]