No More Drama

Posted by on May 30, 2014 | No Comments

It’s nice to recognize growth and change in yourself, but when your past makes a social call, I find it’s challenging to hold fast to what’s-real-in-the-present and not get pulled backwards by the winds of where-you-once-were. I’ve always loved helping people.  My whole life I’ve been attracted to people who like to think deeply and […]

Are You Bringing Your Best REAL You?

Posted by on May 29, 2014 | One Comment

  We’re all so good.  We’ve read all the books, and the Influencer posts, and the cute-quippy-quotes that make us think and reflect.  We’ve been ever-so-subtly-trained in how to play the game and win.  We know the right things to say.  We know how to talk-the-talk and walk-the-walk.  We’ve worked so hard to do what […]

How Do You Tap Into Your Best?

Posted by on May 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

I am solar powered.  When the sun shines I am the most joyful-happy person on the planet.  I’m filled with energy.  I notice things more on sunny days – the vibrant and fragrant flowers, the squirrels chasing each around the trees, the birds singing, the perfect shade of blue in the sky.  Strawberries taste sweeter […]

How Will You Be Different?

Posted by on May 27, 2014 | No Comments

I discovered this morning that I had zipped by blog #200 without even noticing.  A milestone for sure – but totally arbitrary (no one was likely counting blog posts other than me).  The last time I had counted I was in the 180’s and 200 felt so far off that I didn’t even bother calendaring […]

Step Away From Your Weapon!

Posted by on May 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

I find it so fascinating how, even though many of us speak the same language, we can interpret what is said in such a wide variety of ways – especially when the communication is in a written form, like an email or in a social media post. Yesterday my husband and I were having a […]

Are You Boxing Yourself In?

Posted by on May 21, 2014 | No Comments

Last week I was talking with an OnStage participant originally from the UK and we got to talking about how people seemed to make decisions about who he was and what he was like as soon as he opened his mouth to speak.  They’d hear his accent and *snap* – decide.  And last night I […]

How Committed Are You?

Posted by on May 20, 2014 | One Comment

We attended the most beautiful wedding this weekend at the Boston Public Library.  As I sat there in the glorious courtyard listening to the most joyous woman I’ve ever seen officiating the ceremony and watching my friends embark on their journey together, I thought about what it means “to commit”.  For real. One of the […]

How Can You Connect at Work?

Posted by on May 16, 2014 | No Comments

Last night, as I was surrounded by the beaming faces of the group that had just gone through OnStage together, we were talking about what had transpired over the course of the day and one person said, “Well, we really know each other now, and that’s a big change!” Yes.  It’s true.  They really knew […]

Bye-Bye, Mr. Ego!

Posted by on May 14, 2014 | One Comment

Yesterday in the car, my nine-year-old son, Jeremy, was telling me about their read-aloud unit in class (3rd grade).  They’ve each been assigned to be a character in a book and they’re reading it aloud in groups.  “To be honest, mom, I’m not crazy about the book – we’re reading Davy Crockett.  But I get […]

How Are You Spending Your Time Along Your Way?

Posted by on May 13, 2014 | No Comments

I absolutely love being able to stream movies.  I think it’s one of the coolest things to happen since the launch of the first iPhone.  And there are two movies I’ve watched recently that you absolutely must know about if you’re at all a fan of any genre outside of action and adventure (which neither […]