Do You Trust Yourself?

THE WEATHER has taken a serious turn here in New England. The days are brisk and I can already smell winter in the air. In fact,…

The Shitty Part of Loving an Animal

IT’S A TOUGH DAY today. In just a few, short hours, my sister will be helping her beloved dog cross the Rainbow Bridge.…

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…