Own Your Talents

The things that come naturally to you, the traits and talents that flow out of you so effortlessly... those are yours to do. You are here to grow and smile and expand and do more of those things. The fact that they come so naturally to you is a GOOD thing. You're good at them! … Continue reading Own Your Talents

I Trust This Day (A Prayer To Start Your Morning)

Dear God/Spirit/Universe/Higher Power/Life, I trust this day. I trust this space where I am standing, and I know that I’m exactly where I need to be. I know that this phase of my life is both its own unique chapter and an apprenticeship to something greater. I am strong enough to hold that paradox. I … Continue reading I Trust This Day (A Prayer To Start Your Morning)

The “I Don’t Have Time” Lie

One of the biggest lies we tell ourselves is “I don’t have time.” We say this constantly. We say it to the fundraisers who wear neon vests and try to intersect our path on the sidewalk . We say it when we’re frustrated with a family member’s antics. We say this when we have a … Continue reading The “I Don’t Have Time” Lie

Authenticity Meets the Little Puzzle Piece

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” – May Sarton One winter when I was in college, a giant snowstorm clobbered Chicago and essentially closed down the city. Classes were cancelled and we were snowed into our apartment, so my friends and I worked on … Continue reading Authenticity Meets the Little Puzzle Piece