April 10, 2019

It seems like I've seen news about suicide several times a

week over the past month. I wrote this piece for Thrive Global to contribute to an important discussion of what to do if we are concerned about someone. There is a myth that bringing up the topic of suicide can somehow make things worse. This is not true. In fact, many times people feel relief. Hope you find this he...

April 3, 2019

Click here for my latest musing on living intentionally on Thrive Global.


March 24, 2017

The following piece I wrote for Parent.co addresses the unhealthy messages our culture sends to children, and how adults can help offset the damage caused by those messages.

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September 2, 2016

What you desire and what makes you happy are often different. Standing in a realtor’s window and having a momentary fantasy about a home in an unaffordable neighborhood is not a problem. Nor is imagining greater recognition by someone you admire. What is a problem is when you are unaware of what you are up to and get lost in the desire. That’s the thing about objects of des...

July 5, 2016

This four-part exercise is best done over the course of a few days. Allow at least one day, but no more than three, between each of the four parts. These practices are intended to help you connect with what naturally motivates and engages you. It is important to write your responses as if no one else will be reading them.

1.) Write down two or three paragraphs about the thin...

June 20, 2016

Happy Solstice!

Today’s post is a 15 minute listening exercise that will help you tune out the external world and tune in to your inner advisor.

If you find this exercise helpful, consider listening to it twice a week for a 3 - 4 weeks. Repeated practice leads to added benefits.

You can return and listen to it whenever you want as a reminder that whatever is happening around y...

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