Do things that put you in a ‘feeling good’ space

In today’s face paced society we are always on the go. So many people desire peace, happiness, and a sense of fulfillment in their lives, but they don’t know how to get it or what to do to keep it when they do experience it in brief snippets between board meetings, baseball games, dinner parties, […]

Amp up your happiness level by doing something nice today

One of the quickest ways I amp up my happiness level is by doing something nice for someone else. If I’m feeling down and out, I could choose to stay sitting in no-fun-ville, or I could do something to spread a little joy to someone else. Maybe I pick up the phone and text my […]

How to handle a rude comment about you

Have you ever experienced this? You are having an amazing day until you hear from a friend that someone has said something not so nice about you, or you open up your social media feed and read that someone has commented something really snarky or rude on your post or on your page? It’s a […]

It’s a good time to spring clean our lives

When I was a child, there was one week around this time of year when my mother would bring out a big antique metal bowl. I remember that bowl so well; it was coated with a layer of white porcelain and a single red line was painted on the outer rim. My mother would fill […]

Strive for a positive mind set

I do a lot of work on transforming my thoughts so that I can show up as the best version of myself – MOST of the time. Sure we all have our off days and we show up cranky, moody, or depressed by whatever life circumstance we are in the midst of but how much […]

Our energy has the power to affect other people

Today I was over the moon to have the opportunity to visit the Downton Abbey Exhibit in New York City. I am a huge Downton fan and the entire experience was absolutely incredible. As we entered the enormous and gilded double doors the docent pulled the trio of DA fans of which I was one […]

One way to up your happiness level

One of the best things we can do to up our happiness level is to fulfill the longing that we all have to make some sort of contribution. Whether it’s giving money to your favorite charity or cause, or donating your time to help an organization that brings healing or empowerment to a sect of […]

Be the change you wish to see in this world

Living in this day and age, with school shootings and acts of terrorism being the norm of what we hear about on the news, it’s easy to get disheartened and feel like there isn’t anything we can do to make a difference in the world. It’s easy to let the ‘bad news’ get us down […]

Gratitude can amp up your happiness level

People often ask me what they can do to up their happiness level in their jobs, relationships, and all areas of life. While there are many factors in our lives that contribute to how we view the world around us the one thing that we can do, immediately, to begin to bring more happiness into […]

Transition can be unpredictable

Transition can be unpredictable sometimes. If you find yourself in a space of transitioning from one job to another, or from relationship to single (or vice-versa), or making a physical move, the emotions that come along would be emotions of excitement, anticipation, or adventure. Conversely, the emotions that come up for you could be scary […]