Emotional Detox: 5 Steps to Cleanse Negative Feelings

Emotional Detox: 5 Steps to Cleanse Negative Feelings

Life is messy.   No matter how hard we try to stay balanced, disrupting events are part of our daily lives and often difficult to avoid: someone cuts you off in traffic, you are late for an appointment, you get a nasty phone call, or you watch the news. It...
7 Tips for Positive Communication

7 Tips for Positive Communication

Words have power.   They impact the quality of our friendships, our ability to succeed, and our happiness. Often, we are unaware of how words influence our lives. Have you ever noticed how some people bring you alive during a conversation, while others leave you...
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. It’s the country where my dad had grown up and where I went to high school in the 70s. While visiting, I had the opportunity...
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...
Create, Grow & Renew – A Spring Exercise

Create, Grow & Renew – A Spring Exercise

Happy first week of Spring!   What a splendid time for renewal, new creations, and joy. Now you can open your windows, let the warm air fill your home and enjoy nature’s outburst of colors and growth. Even here in California, we are blessed with vibrant...
The Discouraging Effects of Hesitation

The Discouraging Effects of Hesitation

Have you ever been called to make a bold decision – one that would change the course of your life forever – and hesitated?   What happened? Did you take that chance later on or did you pass on the opportunity all together? Maybe you weren’t sure...