The Magic is in the Goop – Why Change is Hard and Why it HAS to Be

A few years ago, we were gifted a Monarch butterfly chrysalis. This beautiful little green pod attached to a twig. It was so incredibly exciting! We were going to hatch our own little butterfly! My daughter and I were ecstatic. She was super into animals at the time and I felt very privileged that we … Read more

Boundary pushers: why they do it and how to stop them

Well, you did it. You dug deep and identified boundaries that need to be set. You communicated those boundaries to the people that matter. You’re all set. Or so you think. Inevitably, someone in your life will object to a boundary and will push back. They refuse to acknowledge it. Or they disregard it. Or … Read more

I’m not homeschooling my kids during this pandemic. Neither should you.

Let’s cut to the chase: Covid-19 and social distancing has created a new normal for all of us. It’s an unprecedented time for everyone, and we are navigating a changing landscape day by day, sometimes hour by hour. But I’m not here to talk about the critical importance of social distancing right now, or how … Read more

Why Your Life Purpose Isn’t What You Think It Is

It’s been a while (a LOOOOONG while) since I’ve posted here. Taking on a new role at the College, starting a new business, having a freshly minted tweenager and a two year old took a lot of my focus away from my writing. But now that I’m starting to come out of the post-partum fog … Read more

5 Tips to Improve How You Communicate, Right Now

Communication. It’s everywhere, and in everything. Whether it’s face to face or online, we can’t avoid it. We have to communicate in order to do anything, go anywhere, be anything, get anything. It is very literally a key component of our every day lives and interactions. So then why do SO MANY of us really … Read more