Why My Word for 2017 is Hygge

I often pick a word at the beginning of the New Year as my theme for the year. It’s easier than a resolution (although I…

Frustrated by Generational Labels? Pick a New One.

Is having meaningful work important to you? Do you appreciate opportunities for collaboration and freedom to decide the best path for you? Would you like…

Five Ways My Mom’s Memory Loss Taught Me to be Mindful

I went to pick my Mom up a few days ago at her assisted living facility for a pre-planned family lunch and found her room…

The Parent’s Guide to Handling the College Drop-Off

I’m already starting to plan my daughter’s college drop-off in the fall. I just booked a hotel and we’re checking out flights. It’s always a…

Why We All Need a Self-Care Kit

Summer is supposed to be a time of fun and relaxation but it can actually be a difficult time for many of us in midlife.…

Here’s What It Really Takes to Reinvent Your Life

I’ve been having a series of conversations with my husband lately and maybe you’ve been thinking similar thoughts. We’ve been talking about how our role…

What You Can Learn About Yourself by Making a Goals List

On Sunday, December 11, 2011, at 10:14 P.M., inspired by a book I no longer remember, I created a note in on my phone in…

Here’s Something Simple You Can Do This Thanksgiving to Boost Your Happiness and Someone …

Many years ago, my father decided he would write eulogies for his sisters and other loved ones who were still living. This was a decision…

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