This Might Not Be for You 

This morning “The Funk” stood by my bedside as I woke up. No, I wasn’t frightened or afraid. Funk’s mission was to block my path with a “dejected mood.” No real reason.

You see, Funk loves it when we shrink from doing life or facing the day with hope, purpose, and positivity. Thankfully, it’s quite rare in my experience. Of course, it was totally unexpected and an uninvited visit….
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When your body speaks louder than words…

Patrick left the meeting with Rebecca a bit confused. “Why does it feel like Rebecca doesn’t mean what she says?” he asked his teammate Gloria.

“I know.  Half the time, I feel like she hasn’t heard a word I’ve said. It’s like her mouth is moving, but her eyes are somewhere else.”

“I can’t put my finger on it … we just … don’t connect.”

You’re speaking two…
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Get Your Wasted Time Back

Okay, I admit it, I’m not a fan of Daylight Saving Time. I wish our clocks could be left alone, aligned with high noon.

There’s little evidence DST achieves its primary goal of energy savings.  According to SleepBetter.org the Lost Hour costs the…
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Feast On This Platter When Overwhelmed

The Grande is a platter on Abuelo’s menu. It’s promoted as “The ultimate combination!”  Seriously. Three enchiladas, a chile relleno, a tamale, crispy beef taco, and guacamole. (I recommend substituting veggies for the rice and beans and a tamale for the chile relleno.)

While waiting for The Grande to be created, warm chips and salsa become the…
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What’s Eating You?

 

Perhaps you saw “Jaws.” If not, (I didn’t) here’s the story line.

Martin Brody is the police chief of Amity, an island resort town somewhere in New England. One summer morning, Brody is called to the beach, where the mangled body of a summer vacationer has washed ashore. The medical examiner tells the chief it could have been a shark that killed the swimmer.

The Mayor, who…
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An Action Step with the Power of SuperGlue

Have you noticed how knowing what to do is helpful only when it is combined with taking action?

You’ve heard it said, “Knowledge is Power.” Well, Dale Carnegie took it a step further when he wrote, “Knowledge isn’t power until it is applied.” He reminds us that if we want to achieve success in life something has to change.

“Knowledge is not power….
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Why Can’t You Hide It?

 

Heather is a valuable employee of an international beauty products company. We met for coffee to discuss a challenge she was having with work. Despite her company’s overall mission to promote harmony between people by enhancing the way we live and interact with each other, Heather wasn’t feeling the harmony in her experience with her manager.

Over the past six years, Heather…
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