How to Craft the Perfect Tea Connection

In Sweden, this moment has a name I love, fika, (pronounced fee-ka). It roughly translates to coffee break but encapsulates so much more. The moment where folks gather to savor a coffee or a tea and a sweet treat. To make a purposeful redirection in the day. Fueled as much by the connections being made as it is the drink or sweets. Talk to any … Continue reading How to Craft the Perfect Tea Connection

Do This ONE Thing Everyday to Achieve your Goals

Be like a postage stamp and stick to one thing until you get there! By Josh Billings One thing is the best approach to propel you forward. You’ve got a million and one projects competing for your time, energy, and attention. You get excited about each new idea, but you can’t pursue them all without burning out. Your mind keeps racing, trying to figure out … Continue reading Do This ONE Thing Everyday to Achieve your Goals

Fear of Losing Success: What if it all Goes Away

My recurring nightmare is that I wake up one morning only to discover my skills are all outdated and I have nothing to carry me through the life’s next transition. I call this my fear of losing success. In this sudden state, I’m left with nothing. None of the right tools, none of the right experiences, none of the right connections. I’m stuck with no … Continue reading Fear of Losing Success: What if it all Goes Away


How to Maximize Your Flow

Explorers are fun-loving, adventure-seeking people. While this is typically something that others love about Explorers, it’s also something they may get flack for when their needs aren’t understood. They literally can’t operate without fun. They are the people that most acutely feel their soul being sucked dry by too much structure, routine, and work. And Explorers can’t be their fullest, most brilliant, most productive selves … Continue reading How to Maximize Your Flow


The City That Stole My Heart

I have a deep love of travel.   The early part of my career was architected with a profession and jobs that included travel.  My travels led to many amazing experiences, and when I met my husband it was no coincidence that he too loved to explore new places.  We have friends from around the world, honeymooned in South Africa, and have passport stamps from dozens … Continue reading The City That Stole My Heart


Flip the Script

If you are following along to Mel Robbins #mindsetreset, the focus of yesterdays lesson was on the power of visualization. To boil it down, you are going to Flip the Script. Here is an example: Original thought: I’m not coordinated enough to do Yoga. I get lost doing the pose, learning all those funny terms, and straining my neck to see what the instructor is … Continue reading Flip the Script

Mantra for 2019

For 2019, rather than a resolution I’ve set a mantra for myself — a purposeful intention to guide me through the year. A #mindsetreset as Mel Robbins is helping to coach me through. My Mantra for 2019: Do it with Intention Life is packed. Work, kids, school, relationships, fitness, worship there is no shortage of things to do on our daily to-do list. But in … Continue reading Mantra for 2019


It Starts with Attitude!

Everything is Figureoutable! Marie Forleo This is my absolute favorite quote! Even more powerful is to listen to Marie speak, and to hear that even people who seemingly have it all figured out have to work at it. But it starts with the right attitude. I’m heading into 2019 with the attitude that everything is figureoutable. What could you do if you believe this is … Continue reading It Starts with Attitude!