Your motivation and happiness are driven by the little things.

While I am a woman of Science, I am also a highly superstitious person.

On Friday, my family was driving up to the Colorado mountains from our home. It’s about a two-hour drive, and something we do many winte...

It's messy (and a little scary) but it works.

My beloved dog, Rosie, almost died last winter.

My sister and I were hiking with her on some trails near my home. I have hiked or snowshoed with her off-leash hundreds of times. As long as we aren’t near any roads, I know she...

Sometimes you just need to focus on the math.

I was recently introduced to a woman who has dreamed of starting a non-profit organization for several years.

Her son has a rare medical diagnosis. And while he is fine now, she went through a scary few years. She wants to st...

Nothing is black and white.

I used to think I was a bad parent.

I have two kids with multiple Learning Differences. It’s the term I prefer to use when people have diagnoses like Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Executive Function issues, etc.

I grew up a total school nerd, straight...

Start with something less scary - curiosity.

I was talking with a friend of mine last week about a midlife career change.

She was feeling overwhelmed.

She has been a successful accountant for many years. She works in a lucrative part of the accounting industry and has a g...

It can be simple.  If you let it.

I sat waiting in my car in the dark, last in a long line of cars. When my 11-year-old son finally got in the car, he could barely contain himself.

“Mom, I’m so close! I’m almost there!” He told me.

He’s doing an after-school program at an...

Manage your mind, change your life.

What a year I’ve had.

I accomplished a lot in my life before 2018. I’m 45 years old. I earned a Ph.D. Received accolades on Wall Street. Been in the C-suite of public and private biotech companies. I’ve gotten married and had two amazi...

The freedom of knowing that someone else's behavior is not about you.

Three years into my first job on Wall Street, I was ready for more responsibility.

I had done well in my junior role, and it was not uncommon for high performing juniors to get promoted after 3 or 4 ye...

I was up at 2:30am last night, sleepless, worrying.

I hired someone new for my business recently. The hire was long overdue. I was drowning in administrative and back office tasks. When I know that I need to focus on other things.

So I hired someone incredible. She start...

Saying Yes to everything is keeping you stuck.

I spent two hours yesterday in a meeting that I didn’t want to attend. Plus I drove there and back. And paid for parking.

Have you ever done something like that?

A parent from your kid’s school asks you to make something for...

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