2017 was a huge year for a lot of us. For me, I moved from entrepreneurship to employment, I got engaged and I bought a house. My daughter turned seven, we had a puppy (and then didn't have a puppy, more on that later) and we traveled to (and fell … Read more about Lessons Learned in 2017
Recently, I found myself in a house with not a whole lot to do. Sure, there were the usual distractions like my iPhone, iPad and laptop but outside of that, my choices were quite limited. I found this to be quite peaceful, at times, and I napped a lot. … Read more about Is Technology Making Us Distracted, Detached and Depressed?
Whether online or off, conversations are happening around us all of the time. Conversations open a door and allow us an opportunity to connect with our fellow human beings. Through this exchange, we seek to understand and be understood. We want to be seen and heard and we want to … Read more about 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Adding a Comment to a Conversation
When you take one step toward the rest of your life, the Universe seems to usher in a whole series of things to support it. When Art Speaks There's this woman and she's been in my world for a little while. I have watched her from afar and have … Read more about On Transitions, One Year of Being Separated (But Living Together) & My First Piece of Art
My living room was sun-soaked and I was lying on the couch, post-surgery and in full recovery mode, and I was listening to a friend tell me about the things that were happening in their life. In this state, distraction-free and slightly foggy from pain medication, I was able to … Read more about The Most Important Conversation Happens in the Undercurrents
Long before I gave birth to my daughter, I remember reading something somewhere that said, "Make sure your eyes light up and all attention is on your child when she walks in the room." I loved the idea of that and made a decision to make that one … Read more about Treat the 100th Time Like the 1st Time
Listen to this Post Instead I've been quiet the past two months. "Eerily quiet" as one friend put it. I've had many a reason for the silence but haven't had the opportunity, or voice, to talk about it up until this point. In fact, even right now isn't a good … Read more about When Everything Goes Terribly Awry
Human connection. We've gone to war for it, fallen in love for it, killed for it and died for it. Now, more than ever, we have an opportunity to connect with each other in mere seconds. Text messages, phone calls, e-mail, Facebook messages, Tweets and Instagram photos. If we want … Read more about On Being Disconnected in a Connected World