Category: Positive Communication

The Problem with Gratitude

The Problem with Gratitude

I’m a motivational speaker and trainer. I help high vibe executives, entrepreneurs, and professionals experience greater balance, freedom, and fun in their life by finding more success, joy, and purpose in their work. What I do is steeped in positivity and self-love. And you can’t invite those two

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Time Travel

Time Travel

The first and only time I visited Paris, I was 10 years old. I still have incredible memories from that trip bringing me right back there… like getting stuck on the Eiffel Tower after we watched the elevator drop like an amusement park ride :0   I love

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Greater Happiness Through Serving Others

Part III: Greater Happiness Through Serving Others

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”0|0px|54px|0px|false|false”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” custom_padding=”0|0px|27px|0|false|false”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.2″ text_text_color=”#000000″ text_font_size=”16px” header_text_color=”#000000″] Are you feeling happier? If you’ve read my last few blog posts, I’ve been covering in-depth strategies for achieving these 3 ways to greater happiness: Personal development. Building relationships. Serving others.

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Greater Happiness Through Building Relationships

Part II: Greater Happiness Through Building Relationships

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”0|0px|54px|0px|false|false”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” custom_padding=”0|0px|27px|0px|false|false”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.2″ text_text_color=”#000000″ text_font_size=”16px” header_text_color=”#000000″] In my multi-part blog post series on greater happiness, I shared 3 ways to achieve it:   Personal development. Building relationships. Serving others.   Since these are pretty large areas of

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3 Ways to Greater Happiness

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”0|0px|54px|0px|false|false”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” custom_padding=”0|0px|27px|0px|false|false”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.2″ text_text_color=”#000000″ text_font_size=”16px” header_text_color=”#000000″] About six years ago, in the coziness of my den when our infant son was finally put to sleep, my husband and I watched a documentary that changed the course of

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See You at the Crossroads

See You at the Crossroads

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”0|0px|54px|0px|false|false”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” custom_padding=”0|0px|27px|0px|false|false”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.2″ text_text_color=”#000000″ text_font_size=”16px” header_text_color=”#000000″] Have you ever been in a situation where you knew exactly what you needed to do but you still didn’t do it? Maybe you knew you needed to leave a job

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Butterfly

Diving Bell and the Butterfly

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”0|0px|54px|0px|false|false”][et_pb_row custom_padding=”0|0px|27px|0px|false|false” _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.2″ text_text_color=”#000000″ text_font_size=”16px” header_text_color=”#000000″] My upper back has been strained lately. The most likely culprit is my complete lack of ergonomics when it comes to working on my laptop. I sit in comfortable chairs that

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they grow up so fast

They Grow Up So Fast!

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”0|0px|54px|0px|false|false”][et_pb_row custom_padding=”0|0px|27px|0px|false|false” _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.2″ text_text_color=”#000000″ text_font_size=”16px” header_text_color=”#000000″] As soon as you have a kid, the sentiment (read: warning), “They grow up so fast!” is uttered by every mother, grandmother, and parent who crosses your path.    It’s said

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Love

WTF @sshole!

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”0|0px|54px|0px|false|false”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” custom_padding=”0|0px|27px|0px|false|false”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.2″ text_text_color=”#000000″ text_font_size=”16px” header_text_color=”#000000″] Recently, someone I work with talked shit about me to others we work with. This wasn’t just a passing comment or critique. It was part of a systematic smackdown. He was

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woman hiding from the holidays

The Ultimate Guide to Holiday MFOs

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ custom_padding=”0|0px|54px|0px|false|false”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” custom_padding=”0|0px|27px|0px|false|false”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.2″ text_text_color=”#000000″ text_font_size=”16px” header_text_color=”#000000″] The dreaded MFO… Mandatory Family Outing. My friend Brian coined this term back in our high school days and it always made me laugh, and think. Why can family gatherings be

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