If you’re a parent, you’re likely familiar with tummy time… also known as “that time of day when I make the baby cry.” Tummy time has a lot of benefits for babies as they strengthen and grow and move. However, for most babies, it’s not a lot of fun, especially at first. They are not … More Lessons learned from tummy time
A little fortune cookie motivation today. Procrastination is the fear of success. What are you waiting for? Or perhaps a better question is what are you afraid of?
How many hours a day do you spend doing what you love? Do you feel happy about how you spend your time? Growing up, I always wanted to be a writer. After more than 15 years working as a communications professional, I still love it. Since the birth of my daughter at the end of … More What does it take to make you happy?
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank This was the quote of the week in my Passion Planner. I think a lot of us are waiting. Waiting to improve the world, ourselves, our family life, our finances, our career prospects, our homes. … More Don’t wait
Happy New Year. How are you feeling about this year? Even though it’s in many ways completely arbitrary, the start of the year feels fresh and full of possibility. Who knows what might happen? We can do anything. I’ve written before about my love for my Passion Planner. It’s such a great tool to motivate … More Take action towards your goals
December has arrived. How are you doing on everything you wanted to accomplish this year? Year-end is crunch time. Squeezing in those last minute projects and wrapping up work, often while enjoying a bit of festive cheer. Amongst all of the busy-ness, it’s important to take time to reflect and celebrate what you’ve accomplished this … More There’s still time
View this post on Instagram “Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love: This is the eternal rule.” -Buddha ✨ – I personally don't believe in coincidence. I believe everything happens for a reason. And this week's quote is no exception. – In the wake of what happened in Charlottesville, it is hard … More Hatred will cease only by love
I had a great interview today with a really inspiring young man. He has recently left his day job–traditional, professional, what he went to university for–to pursue his passion–music. As we talked about making the leap, conquering fear and taking risks, he said, “The number one believer has to be you. Even if the rest … More Believe in yourself
You can’t just hope for happy endings. You have to believe in them. Then do the work, take the risks. Slay the dragon. Kiss the princess, or the frog. Defeat the bad witch. Nora Roberts, Dark Witch
Happy April. The end of the first quarter of 2017, and the start of the next. In business, the quarterly report is a standard way to share results and track progress. Personally or professionally, quarterly assessments can be valuable tools to see how you’re doing on your goals. Without a plan, goals are abstract, futuristic, and–sometimes, … More Hello April. How quarterly check-ins can help you achieve your goals