You serve no one well by holding tightly to your challenges. In your vulnerability, you will step into a beautiful paradox of strength.
When you are facing those challenges it is time to pause, look into your proverbial crystal ball, and consider what story you will someday tell. Then, it is up to you to make that story a reality!
Is it too late to be a talk show host? I’m asking for a friend. Okay… I am that friend! In all seriousness, I recently had the opportunity to conduct a series of interview-based videos for my job. The goal […]
What do Candy Crush and a Dance Party have in common? They are both ways I connect with my kids in an intentional and special way. Meet Harper. She is my 8-year-old going on 18-year-old, responsible and typical first born. […]
Even with a stark awareness of the blessings, on rainy days – literal or figurative – life can feel heavy. Pause & consider what you need to do to be well!
Stop fleeing and determine who you are at the truest, purest level. Spend time in quiet reflection and seek margin so that you can properly consider what has been consistently true about you, over your lifetime.
Life causes all of us to lose ourselves. Be it the stress, pressure and activities of everyday living or perhaps the impact of a global pandemic. From time-to-time, we must actively fight to return to our self — our true self.
So much is out of our control these days but we do have control of how we show up and engage with others. Let’s reach past what we do and take time to explore who we really are.
One day, we will be able to hug again, high five again and be socially near again — let’s be prepared to savor it.
The very act of walking through this surreal time in our lives will be an exercise in growth and development for each of us. And, our kids are watching! I will forever remind my kids and myself that it does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.
When I left law enforcement to pursue a career in marketing and communications I was concerned that I had left my calling and would never find work that was as deeply satisfying. I was wrong. This journal excerpt and reflection underscores how we can all find ways to use our gifts and talents for good.
Sitting here this morning I’m oscillating between two realities. The first is that I don’t want to even write or say COVID-19 or Corona Virus because this global pandemic is all-consuming our lives and society right now. I’m in a […]
Thanks to my Facebook time hop I was notified that three years ago today I was on the stage at TEDx VCU, fulfilling a dream to deliver such a talk. It was incredibly surreal to see that memory pop up […]