How long would you accept being yelled at?

Have you ever been in an argument where the other person's anger escalated to screaming?  Have you ever engaged with said anger and … [Read more...]

Journal Your Way to Joy

Twenty-five years and fifty pounds ago, I made a daily decision to journal my thoughts and feelings.  After years of stuffing and avoiding my … [Read more...]

Have You Messed Up?

Rarely will you find me reading the sports section of any paper, but a bolded quote from Ultimate Fighting Championship star Jon Jones caught my eye … [Read more...]

Does Instagram Tick you Off?

“Your final slide shows all your social media links, but I didn’t see Instagram,” mentioned a younger audience member following my … [Read more...]

Are You Wasting Your Freedom?

On a recent trip to Washington DC, I made it a point to visit the National Mall, specifically to visit the memorials. Seeing the reflection of a … [Read more...]

An Effective Speech Is Like Tomato Paste

So I've made for you... If you have ever watched any food competition I'm sure you've heard that opening phrase out of … [Read more...]

HUGE Secret to Save Yourself Pain Down the Road

I have a brilliant son. Okay, I know, I'm a mom and all moms think that about their children. AND, I do have a brilliant son. And once again, he … [Read more...]

I’m Sorry. NOT!

Do you find yourself saying, I’m sorry for situations outside your control? For example, apologizing to your colleague when you both grab for … [Read more...]

One Blaring Flaw

This motivational speaker on fitness had an absolute BLAST at a Zumba certification course in Miami last weekend!  I met Claire who is an … [Read more...]

Do You Make Others Wrong to Feel Right?

“You’re wrong.” If those words have ever been spoken to you in a haughty tone, I’m certain it left you feeling uncomfortable. … [Read more...]