Why Self-Care Is Not Selfish

Scroll through any feed dedicated to “Empowering Women” and you will see scores of articles about the need for self-care. If there are so many resources advocating the importance of tuning-in before giving-out, then why do so many women STILL feel exhausted and burned-out? I mean think about the plethora of spas, retreats, workshops, self-help …

How Sharing My True Feelings As A New Mom Renewed My Relationship With Kindness

In hindsight I thought nothing could be tougher to endure than my complex, unexpected, and “miraculous” pregnancy. Let me be crystal clear here: I was wrong. Sleepless nights with a ravenous, nursing newborn will bring any new mom to her knees. I was no different. The irony is that as both a student and teacher of …

Being In A “Go Kindly” Relationship With Myself

Hi Kind Reader, I realize it’s been a minute… For the past seven months, I’ve lived the life of an “intentional gypsy.” By that I mean, I’ve been living in the moment. Each day I wake up with the intention to “go kindly” through every instant by being present to a purpose bigger than me. You might say that I’m being in a Go Kindly relationship with myself.

My journey took me across cities near and far, into and out of various airbnbs, my parents’ guest room, friends’ sofas, and even one memorable night inside of my car. The new friendships and expanded professional networks formed along my trek produced incredible business and personal opportunities to practice Go Kindly in-action.

Responding In “Kind”

Responding in “kind” entailed me creating space for an outcome that is bigger than me. By meeting a situation or an individual, including myself, with a mindset of kindness, I released an investment in a specific result unfolding.

We all have preferences. There is nothing inherently wrong with wanting something specific to occur. Disappointment and resentment develop however when what “is” deviates from what we hoped would “be.” Allow me kind reader to share an example with you to illustrate my point.

Experience More “Kindfulness” With This Simple Daily Practice

An amazing and kind friend inspired me to create this simple ‪”Kindfulness‬” practice exercise.

After sharing with a few clients and receiving much praise, here it is as a gift to all of you. Please feel free to share with anyone in need of a gentle lift in his or her spirit.

Leading With Social-Emotional Intelligence: Building Trust Through Intentionality and Vulnerability | VoiceAmerica™

Leading With Social-Emotional Intelligence: Building Trust Through Intentionality and Vulnerability | VoiceAmerica™. How did you spend ‪#‎veteransday‬ ? I was fortunate to be a guest on Glenn Harris’ show “Leading with Social-Emotional Intelligence.” I will post an abbreviated version in the near future too. Enjoy the show!‪#‎emotionalintelligence‬ ‪#‎kindness‬ ‪#‎selfawareness‬ ‪#‎success‬