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Apr 20 2020

Before. Middle. Otherside.

Before. Middle. Otherside. What we do in the middle matters...regardless if we are facing an unexpected health diagnosis, a conflict in the work team or a worldwide pandemic. The middle matters and offers opportunities often disguised as inconveniences, frustrations, grief or even a crisis. What we do in the middle;...

Mar 29 2020

The Truth about Connection

Connection. We were designed to connect. It’s in our DNA as humans. We are connected. If we ever doubted that, we now are observing just how connected we are. We impact. Whether we are aware of how we impact or that we have impact doesn’t change the truth that as...

Mar 16 2020

Tending to Your Table

​I have found that for myself, along with many of the clients I coach and consult with overlook the no or low cost strategies when it comes to tending to our tables [aka practicing self-care in relevant ways that build resiliency].  We look for the right program to join or...

Oct 30 2019

Breast Cancer is not an Identity

Breast cancer. It was an experience but not an identity. When I was first diagnosed in January 2016 with an aggressive form of breast cancer, this was my prayer: God help me to offer up this experience but don’t allow it to become my identity. A few Octobers have passed...

Sep 09 2017

Allowing Space for Curiosity

Stories are powerful. I have the privilege of creating “tables,” spaces where people gather and stories can be told, old chapters reflected upon with the intention of redirecting the plot line, writing a new chapter, or maybe a whole new book to move forward in the story that is theirs...