Leverage mindfulness in times of challenge

In the face of life’s challenges, our automatic response is our natural stress reaction, which 99.9% of the time does not serve us favorably. Those initial stress reactions aren’t…

Play to your strengths & share your talents

Talents matter. When we’re using our talents in valuable ways, we feel a greater sense of purpose, joy, and passion. But when our talents are underutilized, we can experience…

Discover the difference between success and well-being

Several years ago, I was working at a media agency. While I’d contributed to different teams and clients, worked on exciting projects, earned a promotion, and received positive…

Breaking through fear of failure

“What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” This question came into my life during a time in which I was stuck between a career as the CEO of my family…

My year of saying 'yes' – a first-person account

Careful what you wish for, I thought, while sitting at a restaurant and staring down a plate of raw beef on the table. 

There's real power in learning to say 'yes'

“Grey’s Anatomy.” “Private Practice.” “Scandal.”   Three television shows all created by Shonda Rhimes.

From dreamer to doer: Law school at age 41

“I don’t have time.” “I’ll do it when the kids are grown.” “I can’t do it now – it’s too late." 

Q&A: How Fit Within helped me find purpose

Stacy Walsh knows a thing or two about stressful situations.

Gratitude doesn't have an expiration date

This is Part 3 in a 4-part series about one mom's mission to #MayItForward for a full month.  Check out Part 1 and Part 2 if you're interested in hearing more about Amanda's…

The power of paying it forward at work

Every day we are presented with new opportunities to make the world a little better. Share a few kind words to lift someone’s spirits. Offer to pick up coffee for a friend. Let…