What Hockey Taught Me About Christmas

Aha! Today I want to talk to you about an exciting “aha!” moment I had recently, and it came from a little hockey phrase that taught me something very big about Christmas. We have less than 10 days before Christmas now, can you believe it? If you are like me, as Christmas gets closer and … Read more

15 Gifts That Give Back in 2018

The Reason for the Season Do you ever struggle between wanting to find the perfect gift and making that gift meaningful? There was a time when the two weren’t interchangeable. Now you can “win” on both counts by giving an awesome gift AND making a small move for social good via a donation. Every item … Read more

It’s Time To Let Your Wounds Heal

Don’t Just Take The Band-Aid Off Are you in pain right now? Not physical pain. Do you have emotional wounds that you’re working through? Or have you worked through your emotional wounds in the past? I want to talk to you today about why it’s important to stop just taking the Band-Aid off your wounds … Read more

4 Characteristics of a Debbie Downer

Are You A Negative Nancy? This is one of my favorite topics, so I’ll just get right to the point – how to recognize if you are a Debbie Downer, Negative Nancy, or basically just an unhappy person. We all know someone who just seems perpetually unhappy or unsatisfied with anything and everything going on … Read more

8 Things I Would Tell My 20-Year-Old Self

Saying Goodbye Today I have something on my heart that I just can’t get off. I had the privilege recently of saying goodbye to someone in my family who is going to pass away soon. It was very emotional, and I’ve never done that before. While it was extremely emotional, it was also so rewarding…who … Read more

Cutting the Ties that Bind You

Taking the Leash Off Here’s what’s on my mind today: removing the ties that bind you, and unleashing your potential. Here’s where it’s coming from. Most of you who know me well know that I have 3 dogs whom I absolutely adore. It’s funny how your own kids become independent, and suddenly you treat your … Read more

10 Characteristics of a True Friend

Friendly vs. True Friendship How do you define true friendship? I just came back from a whirlwind 2-week vacation with 2 different groups of friends, and we had such an amazing time with both. I was thinking about these friends and how long we’ve known each other and how much we’ve been through, and it … Read more