It's hard not to see what the world has become. Angry people everywhere you turn, each feeling righteous in their anger. Trauma and depression can go hand in hand. The feelings of helplessness or hopelessness can lead to one or the other.I'm here, in my...

I have trouble understanding the feelings of envy and jealousy. I've never been a jealous person.  I've always believed that we all have innate gifts that make us superstars.  I have never envied the natural talents of other people. I relish them, celebrate them, and...

I have always loved the look and feel of being in the mountains.  I am in awe of the magnificence of mountains and the fact that they even exist.  Peaceful and serene, they stand like sentries.  Whether they are beautifully green or shades of oranges...

There is something magical about hanging out with your girls.  There is a sense of community and rejuvenation.  Girl squads come in different forms; they can serve different purposes.  There are the squads at work. There are squads at church. But the ones I enjoy...

  Over the past few years, the topic of mindset has gotten more attention, and rightfully so. Mindset is defined as “the established set of attitudes held by someone.” This means that our mindset is the habitual set and types of thoughts we think. Essentially our whole life experience...

I have been hearing a lot of talk about individuality lately. Often, individuality is expressed as a conduit of not being a sheep. To interpret individuality as a right to be uncooperative is only self-serving. Individuality is a concept that I hold dear. As I have stated...

As a young woman, I never had much respect for second place.  A win was a win and a loss was a loss. You didn’t almost win coming in second place. In my mind, you lost. Simple. But that changed in my late twenties.  It all started...

  These are trying times.  The COVID-19 virus may prove to be the greatest public health and economic challenge in the United States’ young history.  Daily federal and municipal briefings call for schools and nonessential businesses to close, for Americans to shelter in place, and to...

What is the number one fear? Funny, well not really, but I looked it up and it depends on who you ask. Who is the authority?  Well, YOU ARE! What are you most afraid of? Snakes? Clowns? Public speaking? Dentists? Needles? Small spaces? Death? What happens...