Talent alone won’t make you successful…or happy

Talent alone won’t make you successful…or happy

Hello and happy September!  I want to start us off today with a famous quote from Michael Jordan: “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games; 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over...
Why Awe Should be Part of Your Emotional Life

Why Awe Should be Part of Your Emotional Life

Greetings Earthlings! I recently had the incredible privilege of touring NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). The best way to describe the experience is awe-inspiring. From robotic technology to the Mars missions…I can’t even begin to describe how impressed I was....
My Brain, Your Brain, They all Scream…for Sugar!

My Brain, Your Brain, They all Scream…for Sugar!

Hello all! Who here likes desserts? Chocolate? Ice cream? Cookies? There are likely only a few people reading this who would say they could care less about sweets. If you are one of those people, lucky you! But if you’re not. You may have often wondered: why is it...
Mid-Year Reflections & Projections

Mid-Year Reflections & Projections

Hello everyone, it’s June, it’s summer, and it’s a mix of mid-year emotions! For many, reaching this point seems to evoke the need to express obvious statements like: “I can’t believe it’s already June!” But how come? What intention lies behind these typical...
THE SMOOTHEST MOTHER’S DAY LIES AHEAD…

THE SMOOTHEST MOTHER’S DAY LIES AHEAD…

Imagine This Mother’s Day Scenario: You wake up a little later than usual on Sunday. Having gotten a full night’s sleep, you feel completely rejuvenated and totally relaxed. Your kids come into your room and deliver you a perfectly plated eggs benedict with your...
Springing forth with new energy

Springing forth with new energy

Hello and happy Springtime! 🌸 Spring is here in SoCal, and after an unusually rainy winter the flowers are finally blooming (I love it)! There’s a sense of renewed energy in the air, and indeed, Spring is a fantastic season to reconsider your own well-being /...