Reconsidering Positive Affirmations

A new approach to positive affirmations with How and Why I’ve never been a big fan of positive affirmations. You know the ones – positive phrases you’re suppose to repeat to yourself that [...]

Work/Life Balance Is not a Noun-The ACTION of finding our positive balance

I sometimes get asked to speak on “Work/Life Balance.”  From my studies of Positive Psychology and from my own experience, I’ve found that this balance is not something we can FIND.  [...]

One Look at Her Told Me to Stay Away-The Impact of First Impressions

The Impact of First Impressions As part of my certification in Positive Psychology, the entire class from all over the world met for an in-person, week long immersion training in Massachusetts. [...]

I Was Going to Have to Stop before I Finished

The difference a little encouragement can make I’ll never forget the first time I ran an actual 5K race.  This was several years ago, but I can close my eyes and recapture the emotions as if it [...]