I Feel Your Pain

I realize it’s hard to think forward when you are in the midst of the pain and chaos that surrounds any type of disaster.  I know.  I have been there. Even as I send prayers and support to victims of fires, floods and shootings, I am also here to tell you that regardless of the …

THE POWER TO THRIVE

Adversity follows a common trajectory.  In one way or another, we all have to get past the immediate trauma and devastation of the enormity of loss in our lives in order to go on living.  Ultimately, we get through the deep dive that accompanies great loss, and survive.  We move on and begin to stabilize …

To Live with Intention

Several weeks ago, I began speaking on my podcast about the parallels between the rebuilding process after a disaster and Abraham Maslow’s Pyramid of Needs. The visual provided a strong image for the journey back from negative life events, as well as the revision of my office vision board. The pyramid gave me a positive …

THE UPSIDE OF BUILDING A LIST

I can barely believe I am saying this. If there is any topic I have resisted, it is lists. To me, they represent cold bulk emails that overfill my email inbox. They are time consuming and require purging periodically or (with Gmail) relocation from one category to another. For me, the day of the long …

Ready to Rebuild Your Life?

I’m ready to help. After taking the past couple months to complete the 30-Day Podcast Challenge, the podcast is official! The series is live – and the first 3 episodes are available through iTunes and Stitcher. The series is all about helping you rebuild your life, whatever your personal dis…