Do you know what your bumper sticker says? No, I don't mean on your car! I'm talking about the one on your forehead. You can't see it, but it's what people know and feel about you without you even saying it. If you could control what that message is (and great news - you can!)… Continue reading What does your bumper sticker say?
Has someone ever made you feel like a failure? Whether it was their intention or not, it's so easy to take it personally and get down on ourselves when we really care about doing a good job. I still remember the sting of it years ago when it struck me hard. I was sitting in another manager's… Continue reading When someone makes you feel like a failure
There's so much to celebrate today and I want to share this with you. Today marks 2 years since my dad passed away. You might think that's hardly something worth celebrating, but for me it is. It's a celebration of life, of triumph. Since his diagnosis 3 years ago, life has been a struggle for… Continue reading Practices that changed my life
Several months ago my coach gave me an assignment to find 3 things that light me up. It was so obvious I'd been so focused on work and struggling to get through difficult changes in my life, that I was seriously lacking joy. It's a simple assignment, but by no means an easy one. Do… Continue reading Your aliveness depends on this
For a long time I thought the goal in life was to achieve constant happiness, and that if ever I felt unhappy, I should be able to snap my fingers and feel better because I'm alive with a roof over my head and things could always be way worse. Yes it's important to be grateful… Continue reading How to keep your emotions from controlling you