Have you ever noticed your first reaction when you get hurt, emotionally or physically?
Do you become angry and defensive or do you cry and express sadness?
A few months ago, my friend’s eight-year-old-daughter asked me, “How come grown-ups don’t cry when they get hurt?”read more
Last week, I missed my flight to Kauai for a much-needed vacation. Technically, I could’ve made it but my suitcase would’ve had to stay in LA.
(I missed the checked baggage cut-off time by two minutes. Two minutes!!)read more
I think we all can agree there’s no better feeling than when we’re fueled by passion.
In my business and life, I’ve encountered so many people who when asked what makes them come alive can answer in two seconds flat.
Their eyes light up, voices lighten and I can almost feel their spirits liven.read more
Earlier this summer, a lot of bad things happened and everywhere I looked people were consumed by anger, fear and anxiety.
For weeks, it felt as if a black cloud hovered over our world. Did you feel it too?
It got me thinking about how we can help the soul of the world.read more
Earlier this month, the world lost Muhammad Ali, who is widely considered the greatest heavyweight-boxing champion in history.
Now, I’m not a big fan of boxing (soccer’s my sport!) but I’ve always admired how before he was a champion, Muhammad Ali publicly and privately affirmed, “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Nobody can beat, Muhammad Ali!” and, “I’m the greatest of all time.”
He knew how to use affirmations to create the life he wanted.read more
The past few months I’ve been spending way too much time on social media.
I love it because I get to connect with you outside of my weekly newsletter, reconnect with old friends, it allows me the opportunity to share my thoughts, messages, work and I meet amazing people.
The downside?read more
“Be patient with all things; but first of all with yourself.”
Wednesday, I turned the page to June on my calendar to find this beautiful quote by St. Francis de Sales.
I love it when something stops me in my tracks, knowing it’s exactly what I need to hear in the moment.read more
One of the greatest ways to guarantee we won’t get something we want in life is by not asking for it.
Whether it’s asking a person, in prayer or calling on the universe, our chances of getting what we want increase ten-fold when we ask for it.
Yet, so often we don’t. Why?read more
In 2010, I was in desperate need of a change of scenery.
After almost six years of living in LA, I was ready for a new city to explore, an adventure, a fresh start. I’d narrowed my choices down to New York City or Marina Del Rey. I was torn.read more