We could all use a little more kindness in the world. The French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau wrote: What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? Being kind is top of mind these days. I like to think of kindness as a daily practice. Some of the definitions of practice include “a … [Read More...] about Let’s Make Everyday Valentine’s Day
Kind Mind. Open Heart. Extraordinary Life.
Would you believe that there’s one thing that has the power to change ourselves and the world around us? Kindness.
It’s not a naive notion. It’s backed by research and neuroscience. By living with a focus on ways to be more kind, we heal ourselves, strengthen our kindness instinct, and create ripples around us that have the power to change the lives of others and the world.
I am a clinical psychologist and researcher by trade; I am a kindness warrior and agent of change by mission.
I believe kindness is the cure for so much of what ails us. Whether it’s managing life’s day-to-day demands or wrestling the inner critic that prevents us all from becoming our best selves, my work is centered in delivering simple, yet life changing ways to increase kindness, mindfulness, and self-compassion.
I work with companies and organizations to create ideal roadmaps for arriving at a more empathic, engaged and inspired environment.
For individuals or groups I pinpoint paths to self-healing and relationship rebuilding in the quest for true contentment through coaching and counseling.
I deliver a life-transforming , heart-changing call to kindness, that when put into action, has the power to exceed our communities, boundaries and our wildest dreams.
What a week! Last week I hightailed it to the Boston Common for a peaceful rally, just like many others did for the various Women’s Marches that appeared from sea to shining sea. I knew about ten people but felt like I had 175,000 thousand friends! The crowd swelled of support, goodwill, and … [Read More...] about You’ve Got a Friend in Me
Can true humility and compassion exist in our words and eyes unless we know we too are capable of any act? ~ St. Francis of Assisi The recent outcome of the 2016 presidential election has unmoored me. I'm on the losing side. I sit in quiet contemplation in just how to respond. My childlike impulses … [Read More...] about It’s Not So Simple
Sometimes it seems that life is indeed stranger than fiction. This is how I feel about the 58th presidential election. With that said, I am make making an appeal to you. Vote for democracy. Vote for Hillary. First, let me tell you a story. When my daughter Sophie was three years old she chose … [Read More...] about What, not who, are you voting for?