The Work of Motherhood Is Valuable

I want to say I am sorry to all the Moms who feel undervalued. I am sorry  our culture devalues the work of Motherhood. The work you do is VALUABLE. To the part of you that looks at your W2’s and thinks, WOW that is all I made last year, I must be ______ (fill in the blank). Assuming the negative inner critic thou... [Read More]
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The Value of Our Teammates in Career Transition

Recently, I learned that a past co-worker and friend died. Mark was young, only 55. He left behind his wife and 2 daughters. It is absolutely heartbreaking. It reminded me how much who we work with is as important as the work we do. He was an excellent friend and co-worker. His death is also another reminder of how s... [Read More]
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Expect Obstacles for Peace of Mind

The past couple of weeks I have been noticing my resistance to day to day obstacles. I am observing my brain tell me as the obstacle occurs, this should not be happening, or even better, this is not fair. Yesterday, I had a breakthrough. But first, let me tell you some of the things I have been resisting and saying "this should not be happening.... [Read More]
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Necessary Endings

I love listening to podcasts, especially while I hike. There is something sweet about moving my body and listening to podcasts that help propel me into a creative mindset. One of my favorite podcasts is The RobCast led by Rob Bell. On his very first podcast, he discuss... [Read More]
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What is Your Purpose?

What is your purpose? What does purpose mean to you? I like thinking of purpose as a verb rather than a noun. The definition of purpose as a noun is the reason for which something is done or created, or for which something exists. Purpose defined as a verb is to have as one's intention or objective. When we think of purpose as a verb it sets our... [Read More]
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Moving from Conflict to Connection

I once had a professor (an expert in conflict and communication) say that in life we are either presently in a conflict, just getting out of conflict or about to enter a conflict. Conflict is the condition in which people’s concerns - the things they care about - appear to be incompatible. Conflict is inevitable. Human beings are dynamic and can ... [Read More]
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