Want to Electrify Your Life? Start Saying Yes.

Want to Electrify Your Life? Start Saying Yes.

A few years ago, I visited my parents in Chile – a place they escape to for six months every year to avoid the cold German winters. My dad grew up in that beautiful South American country and I went to high school there in the 70s. While visiting, I had the...
Want a Better Life? Create It.

Want a Better Life? Create It.

The One Thing I Don’t Like About My Job   If there’s one thing that I don’t like about my job, it’s this: out of 10 people I work with, only two or three take the steps that are necessary to bring about the change they want to see in their...
What’s Your Life Worth to You?

What’s Your Life Worth to You?

Do you know what your life is worth to you?   Can you measure it in money, happiness, or quality of time? A few weeks ago, I spoke to a woman who’d been unemployed for more than three years. She told me that most of that time she spent worrying, applying for...
Create a Year that You Love Every Day

Create a Year that You Love Every Day

The first few weeks of the New Year can feel a bit like a letdown, especially if you had high hopes for better habits and new beginnings. It’s easy to fall back into familiar routines and schedules that speed up time and push life forward. All too soon new days...
How to Make the Holidays Your Own

How to Make the Holidays Your Own

When I was a kid, we spent the weeks leading up to Christmas in excited anticipation, decorating candles, crafting tree ornaments from red and gold foil, baking cookies, singing carols, and lighting a candle every Sunday in Advent. Each morning we opened a small...