“ No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. ” – C.S. Lewis Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about grief. I live in Santa Barbara, CA, where the tragic boat fire and loss of 34 lives happened only miles from my home. As we were waiting to learn the names of the victims, […]
The Magic of Mindfulness
I just came back from attending the Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco, which brings together leading researchers and practitioners who explore the intersections of wisdom and technology. It was an amazing experience to learn about all the scientific evidence that proves the benefits of mindfulness as well as meet people who practice it. Now […]
Reflection activity to move powerfully into the new year
Every year at this time, I engage in an intentional process of reflection. It really helps me take stock of the lessons I learned and guides the intentions I set for the next year. I’ll share with you my process in case you find it helpful in crafting your own. My annual tradition is to […]
What’s Your Love Language?
Valentine’s Day is coming and even if you’re not currently in a romantic relationship, you should know about love languages. A love language is how you feel the love, affection and appreciation from another person. There are five languages: words of affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch. We have a […]
Are you the silent majority?
I was recently reflecting on Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In. In particular, I was thinking about the dinner party she attended where she and another female guest were scolded by the older male host for “interrupting” while all of the male guests were not. After the party, some of those guests came up to her […]
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