Procrastinating? The Reason Might Surprise You

I had an MRI this morning for a knee injury that isn’t healing as it should. When I headed downstairs to leave (stairs…

The Power of a Proper Apology

I RECENTLY disappointed someone very dear to me. She reached out to me for support in an incredibly vulnerable way and I told…

What Is Your Why?

I HAD a doctor’s appointment today – the first one I’ve had locally since I moved a year ago. I knew it…

Do Your Celebrations Honor Who You Are?

TODAY is Melissa’s birthday and we’re off for a day of hiking — one of our favorite things to do together.…

Let Fear Be Your Creative Partner

My love affair with the written word started when I was just 13 years old. My eighth-grade English teacher aptly named Dr.…

When You Assume…

During a client call, we were talking about the importance of customer conversations — talking to members of the…

Are You Making Time for What’s Most Important?

Several of Melissa’s Arizona family members visited our area last week, renting some cottages at a nearby beach.…

What Is Your Love Language?

My face is washed. My teeth are brushed. My contacts are nestled into their little, plastic home. I’m ready for some…

Five Ways to See the New in the Old

Melissa and I just returned from a trip to Colorado where the landscapes are vast and the mountains are enormous. As I drove…

This Week, Talk to Some Strangers

I’m in line at the grocery store, and as I put my items on the belt, I notice the man in front of me glancing back at them.…