Change Your Circle, Change Your Life

TODAY is a big one! So, naturally, I stayed up late and read A Child Called It. I devoured it because it was a triumph of the human spirit. I guess I am addicted to that sort of missive. Maybe it is why I surround myself with the people who believe they can do...

What if You Could Be Addicted to What’s Good for You?

Your hyperfocus will propel you...farther than you ever imagined. I don’t gamble…and there was a time when I wouldn’t allow myself to even step foot in a casino. Once, when I was in my 20’s I went to the casino and I lost $600. In retrospect, $600 is and is not a lot...

A Mindset Empowered

The world is not against you. The strength of your struggles has everything to do with your attitude. Yesterday, I logged into my bank account and saw a weird charge. I knew I hadn't been to Chicago in the last couple of hours, but I thought maybe I had bought...

Why Self-Awareness Is a Key to Emotional Healing

The people I work with in my career as a writer and editor are so cool. Many of them are business owners and entrepreneurs and half the time they act as my own legion of life coaches! As a result, I am privy to innovative thought processes and unique ways of...

Lemons and Entrepreneurship

LA BOUND! I am taking my first business trip to go to the Success Live event with my publisher. This is the first time I will have traveled since getting sick with transverse myelitis, since learning a trip to Target could double as a marathon. So...I am taking my...

Celebrating with My Client

Nothing compares to you...new authors. From my client and first-time author: "Second draft back from the editor. This is what she wrote. 'Readers will FLY through this book as they glean their needed lessons because it is a nimble and memorable work.' Blown away and...

Life Epiphanies

Good morning, loves! Here's my view this morning as we start this day. After an eventful week, and offering compassion to people going through various trauma, a thought occurs. Do you know what is a surprising part of self-care? Saying no. Giving yourself permission...

Why Entrepreneurs Need to March to Their Own Beat

I am not condemning followers, not chastising the leaders in our field generating millions in speaking engagements. There is a place for them. These people and their aspirations and their proven grasp of clutching onto their unique truth are worthwhile and in some...