I have come to believe that there is no greater sense of well being than that which comes from connecting with another human being. When I think of my happiest and most fulfilled moments, it’s when I was in deep connection with spirit and in action with another.
We are not meant to operate alone. [...]
You know those emails you get that have everyone and their brother copied on it, asking you to forward to everyone you know? Yeah, you know what I’m talking about. Well, most of the time I skim the email then delete. I got one today from my sister that was definitely a keeper!
Here is [...]
In my family, Christmas is our favorite holiday. When we were little, our focus was definitely on the multitude of presents we received. As one of four children raised mostly by my mother, we had many financial challenges. In spite of this, each year our Christmas was celebrated fully, with the help of my wonderful [...]
Love is a powerful emotion. We feel love for our children, our spouse, our boyfriend or girlfriend. We love our new boots, our home, our boat, our jewelry. We love movies and books and music and poetry. We love lots of people and things.
When we are facing challenges in our lives, do we love [...]
In honor of Blog Action Day, today’s topic is poverty. Thousands of bloggers are participating in this event, creating a collective consciousness designed to raise awareness about ways to help abolish poverty.
Many of us have been caught up in the cycle of feeling a sense of loss over the arguably [...]
Do you have strong relationships with your competitors? Huh? Why would you want to do that?
In the coaching world, it is very common for coaches to reach out to one another. We are interested in what others are doing, and we are often relationship driven. We understand that we’re better together than we are [...]
This past weekend, we had a memorial in Traverse City, Michigan, for my uncle Bobby who passed away a few months ago. Our entire family – mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, aunts and uncles, and assorted cousins – gathered to celebrate the life of this legendary man.
In his honor, we prepared an outdoor [...]
Years ago, I was working in sales among a team of about 10 people. We were having a pre-scheduled training/sales meeting, and our leader was at the front of the room making something difficult seem easy. I don’t remember the subject of the meeting, all these years later. But I do remember the passion I [...]
Today my youngest child turns 21. He’s in college, and definitely has plans to take advantage of his newfound freedom. It’s another example of ways in which parents eventually lose control of their children.
As a parent, I look back over the course of our lives during child-rearing years, finding that some of the memories [...]
I’m reading a book by Elizabeth Gilbert called “Eat, Pray, Love.” It’s a fascinating story about the author”s year-long travels to
Italy, India, and Bali. Gilbert writes about her journey with honesty, intelligence, and humor. She is a world traveler, and
she specifically designed the year of travel and the destinations with distinct [...]
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