Decision: Is it an Opportunity or a Detour?

Originally posted September 2013 Have you ever gotten a tantalizing invitation to do something that seems glam, fun, amazing, a little too good to be true? The invite could be an opportunity that opens doors, a break in your routine to see new sights, meet new people, a chance to learn something new. All great benefits except if it detours you from your life purpose, then you should probably stay …
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What Did You Used To Do?

I used to do yoga everyday until I got a frozen shoulder.  Even after it healed I never got back to my regular practice. I used to do Pilates, but when the studio on my street closed I never found another one. I  used write in my journal every morning, but when I took on new clients I started working earlier and never got it back on my schedule. I …
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Discover What You Have to Give – Find a Calling

Last week I had dinner with a friend I’ve known for over thirty years.  When we met, we both had young children, I had a career and she didn’t at the time.  I remember those long ago conversations when she talked about the pros and cons of working full time with a young family.  Times were different and women in her set weren’t as likely (or as encouraged) to have …
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If You Won a Billion Dollars . . .

Come on admit it, are you thinking about what you would do if YOU won a billion dollars?  I know I am and, given the traffic on Facebook, lots of other people have too. That amount of money is far beyond the dreams of most of the smart, creative, hard working people I know.  Even very successful (or lucky) people with tens of millions of dollars don’t imagine having a …
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Finding Your Growing Edge

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Are you dreaming without acting or acting without dreaming? This time of year every blog post, magazine and talk show has a segment on New Year’s Resolutions.  And every year countless numbers of us set ourselves up to feel bad a year from now. Some never get around to making resolutions, or if they do, they’re vague – be healthier, get richer, work less, do more creative projects, travel more …
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