Are You Getting in Your Own Way?

“Your greatest attribute, that which allows you to accomplish most in life and the most treasured aspect of your being will often be the source … [Read more...]

Make the Shift From Stressed to Blessed

One of my favorite mantras is, “I’m too blessed to be stressed.” I know many of us, including motivational speakers, struggle with … [Read more...]

Having a bad day? Motivational speaker suggests changing your perspective

I hear it once in awhile. "I'm having a bad day!"  Or, "It's going to be one of THOSE days!" As a motivational … [Read more...]

Plan Tomorrow, Today

Today in Northern New Jersey in the middle of winter it is 53 degrees.  It feels like spring and the snow is nearly melted away.  Tomorrow … [Read more...]

Garment Rack-et

  He stood before me pleading for help.  He looked just a few years older than I was at the time, and truly frightened.  … [Read more...]

Listen to the Quiet

“How come you never listen to music?” I asked my mother on the drive home from practice one night. “I prefer listening to the … [Read more...]

Whether the Weather

Ten days ago it snowed in Traverse City, Michigan, where my motivational keynote business was born.  Five days ago there, it was 86 degrees and … [Read more...]

I’m going to be Angry for 15 minutes – try it!

No, I'm not really angry.  I'm not even frustrated.  I'm actually having a great day.  But as I contemplated what I wanted … [Read more...]

Got Boundaries? 4 Steps to Saying No

It's easy to get into habits or patterns in life especially when it comes to personal boundaries. Perhaps you're the one who always drives … [Read more...]

On the Sunny Side of the Street

I don't know if we are born with a positive outlook or choose to cultivate it, or both. ¬†All I am is glad that I had one today when I went to the … [Read more...]