Why Change Is Good

1. Change closes doors that are no longer serving us and it opens doors to bigger, better blessings. That in itself is absolutely amazing. Like the Bible says, what they make for bad, God makes for good. That is a great metaphor and a mirror for what change is in our life. 2. Change prunes…

3 Financial Planning Tips for an Unknown Future

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that even the best-laid plans can go awry. Whether it’s a global pandemic, climate change or the rise of automation, the pace of change in our world is accelerating rapidly. As the future becomes increasingly unpredictable, our methods for planning must evolve accordingly. Use these three strategies to…

How the Colors in Your Home Affect Your Mood

Pablo Picasso said, “Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.” This is well-known among artists, designers, advertisers and even psychologists. Certain colors trigger predictable emotional responses and have even been linked to changes in blood pressure, appetite and eye strain. Color is powerful—it plays a major role in how centered you feel. Whether…

How to Love Your Problems

The call I dreaded for years came at 7:03 p.m. on Thursday night last week. On the other end of the line my stepmother was inconsolable. Even before I picked up the phone, I knew: My dad had passed. He and I weren’t close, and we lived at opposite sides of the planet. His health…

3 Strategies to Help You Pivot Gracefully

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted nearly every industry in the world. As many of us seek to realign ourselves and our businesses, being able to pivot with grace is crucial.  What do you value? What do you prioritize? What is the biggest dream you have for your life? Answering these questions and noticing what your answers…

6 Ways to Use Competition to Your Advantage

How do you use competition to your advantage? All competition is an opportunity for collaboration or growth. I’m an athlete and have always had a very competitive drive, so if someone challenges me, I rise to the occasion. I don’t like being told no or having someone think I can’t do something. Finding creative solutions…