Empathy

April 6, 2018

4 Ways To Keep Striving For Your Goals (While Giving Yourself A Little Bit of Grace!)

If you’ve spent any time in my corner of the world, you know that I’m all about getting better. I’m a junkie for self-development, change, and growth. And if you’ve found your way here, I bet that you can say the same thing for yourself! And yet, no matter how gung-ho you might be about self-improvement, sometimes you just get tired. That 24/7 drive can wear you out. And eventually, you might find yourself wondering […]
November 22, 2017

How to Not Lose Your S**t With Your Kids

Being a parent is hard work. Besides the physical exhaustion that accompanies keeping them alive (the constant eating!) our hearts, souls and feelers can get a bit beat up, too. I aspire to be a kind, compassionate mother who patiently listens to her children when they’re struggling. I want to listen with my ears and my heart because being a kid is hard work, too. I want to help them know that whatever they’re feeling […]
June 8, 2017

The One Thing We Keep Missing About Millennials

“Kids these days.” “None of them have any work ethic.” “I’m worried for our future.” Have you ever heard any of these phrases uttered about the youngest generation, typically referred to as Millennials? Have you maybe even uttered them aloud yourself? I’m pretty sure I just said something in a similar vein to a friend I was visiting with at the pool last weekend. Shame on me. It’s easy to point out what the up and […]
June 1, 2017

Owning Your Story

I’ve never met a person who claimed they want to be fake. Most of us desire to show up in the world in a real, meaningful and dare I say “authentic” way. The trouble with trying to become more authentic is that authenticity can’t be chased. In fact, if you’re actively looking for it, you’re missing the entire point. We will not find our authentic selves by looking around us, watching what others are doing, […]