Green Friday

There’s always been something that irked me about Black Friday. I finally realized what it is. We go from giving thanks Thursday to shopping-gluttony Friday. From focusing on family and creating memories to insatiable consumption of stuff. All in a matter of hours. … More Green Friday

What Nike’s new Campaign has to Teach Us

I’m digging on Nike’s new ad campaign! Yes, I support everyone who stands up and out for what they believe in. Yes, I admire those whose resolve to be extraordinary and continually do better in the face of adverse circumstances. Yes, I stand beside those who are willing to be honest about what needs to be fixed in our society. Yes to all of that! AND…I love:
“It’s only crazy ‘til you do it.” … More What Nike’s new Campaign has to Teach Us

How to tell whether something needs to be fixed or totally overhauled

As humans, we are naturally programmed to take the path of least resistance and opt for the quick fix. Evolutionarily speaking, early (wo)man’s very short life relied on conserving that energy through taking shortcuts. Even our brain is wired to create shortcuts, called biases, so that we don’t have to process all the information coming at us at once. … More How to tell whether something needs to be fixed or totally overhauled

Be Your Own Hero

As humans with the gift of language, we are continuously telling a story about what is happening to us and around us. Every action we observe, every circumstance as it unfolds is fodder for this internal narrative. Each waking moment, we’re building this story in our minds. The choice is yours whether to tell your story from the perspective of a victim or a hero. Victims believe everything is happening to them; heroes believe everything is happening for them. … More Be Your Own Hero

3 Words Women Should Eliminate from Their Vocabulary for more Empowerment

Let’s face it, what we say is often not what we mean. And our mouths are frequently on autopilot with words that roll off our tongue habitually. I’m guilty of it and I’ve noticed I’m not alone. However, three words in particular steal our power – especially for women. … More 3 Words Women Should Eliminate from Their Vocabulary for more Empowerment