Optimism is Resilience

Optimism is Resilience

   “A good half of the art of living is resilience.” – Alain de BottonIf ever there was a month that is all about resilience, I think it’s January. Resilience: The power or ability to return to the original form or position after being bent,...
Optimism at its Essence

Optimism at its Essence

“Your preciousness lies in your essence.” – Zhuangzi Like many of you, as 2019 comes to a close I am taking time to reflect on this past year and plan for the new year. For me, this assessment comes with specific words. Each year I pick a word of the year, a word that...
Life Doesn’t Have to be Perfect to be Wonderful

Life Doesn’t Have to be Perfect to be Wonderful

“Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” E.B. White Welcome to the holiday season! I love this time of year. The magic and wonder that comes with the holidays are something that I can’t get enough of. Add twinkle lights and festive music and snowflakes...
Optimistic Tips to Live for a Cause

Optimistic Tips to Live for a Cause

“The ones who are crazy enough to change the world, are the ones who do.” ~ Steve Jobs A few months ago, I decided that I would spend this fall going to conferences and networking, A LOT.  As an introvert and someone who loves small intimate groups, conferences and...
Living for a Cause, Not for Applause

Living for a Cause, Not for Applause

“Growth feels a lot like failure.” This has been a resounding theme for me this year, as I’ve been focused on growth. Personal growth. Business growth. Relationship growth. I’m intense and driven and never do anything halfway, so why not try and grow everything all at...