When I was a little girl we prayed every night. My mom would tuck us in, me and my sister, and we would begin a litany of prayers in a sing-song rhythm, with a bit of pomp as my mother fluffed up our comforters and then padded us in like peas in a pod. Our Father who art in heaven...Hail Mary … [Read More...] about Say a little prayer
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.
If you are human, and I imagine you are, there are times when you have just really had it. With a friend. A family member. A co-worker. The world. You may even get judgy. Like, why can’t he just move on? Why does she make it so complicated? Why are they doing this? As if, somehow, they … [Read More...] about Finding Inner Momentum
For the past two weeks I have been commuting to a new job. Warming up the car in sub zero weather. Hat, gloves, earbuds, lunch bag, and snacks.A lanyard with an ID and building pass.A highway drive to a parking lot, two trains, and a short walk. All told: It’s about 2 1/2 to 3 hours … [Read More...] about Courage Rising
Every once in a while there is something that draws our attention in such a precise way that we see — an object, person, or experience — with simple clarity. In such an instance we feel inseparable; or to say it another way, we feel fully connected and alive. That is what the late poet Mary Oliver … [Read More...] about The Gift of Paying Attention