Honoring the men who made us

I love men. Their difference makes them a curious specimen worthy of intense observation. I enjoy ferreting out the inner workings and idiosyncrasies that are so unlike me and the women I know. It’s not a common refrain, this adoration of men. I don’t know about you,...

You Don’t Own A Thing

I watched Blackfish the other night – the documentary about SeaWorld’s orcas in captivity. The movie has been recommended to me for a while, but honestly, I’ve been putting it off because I knew my heart would crumple, my anger would flare, and a great feeling...

How To Write A Love Letter to A Stranger

Let’s start with why. Why would anyone write a love letter to a stranger; aren’t these personalized missives reserved for well-known loved ones? Yes, sometimes, oftentimes, they are. But the power of writing a stranger a love letter has a ripple effect that you can’t...

10 Ways to Communicate Appreciation

Whether you’re a client, a provider, a colleague, or a partner, being able to communicate appreciation and gratitude will shift every single relationship you have. Behold! 10 one liners to communicate your appreciation for another. {Name}, you absolutely nailed that...

Put Your Inner Child On Payroll

On my desk, nestled amongst items of great joy – crystals, candles, a beautifully decorated matchbook – is a photograph of myself at age three or so. I’m dressed as a clown for Halloween – nothing fancy, just some striped pajamas, red rubber boots,...

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