How much of this do you have right now?

I once heard someone say that the opposite of faith isn’t doubt. It’s certainty. How many of us wait to feel certain before we take that first step?  Whether we’re starting a new project, leaving a job, moving out of state or teaching a class,...

Why Irritation is a Really Good Thing

A friend of mine used to say “Gotta have the friction if you want to get the pearl!”  It was his wise way of reminding me how many things in life require a bit of grit and tenacity if we want to reach our dreams. Like a pearl that becomes fully formed and...

Conversations that Change You

A hundred years ago, (ok, not really, but it seems like it) I was having lunch with a friend whom I’d been getting to know over the course of a couple years.  On this particular day, I was feeling downright crabby and having trouble hiding it from her. I...

The Song to Sing Year Round

Sometimes I think my job as a life and leadership coach essentially boils down to one thing: helping people connect with the song that lives inside them. Everyone of us has a song to sing, a place inside that yearns to be expressed so that life will feel meaningful...