Tag Archives: resilience

Tend To Your Fuse

I noticed something recently. In the last week or two it seems like people are angrier, less patient, more frustrated. I think the “novelty” (if you can call it that) of lockdown/quarantine finally wore off and people suddenly realized that…


Resiliency and Stability

If you want to know how resilient you truly are… live through a major home renovation. Ok, I’m kidding… sort of. I know I’m resilient. I’ve been through a lot worse emotionally, but living at home with no kitchen and…


Hope, Oprah and An Invitation

After last night’s moving speech by Oprah Winfrey at the 75th Golden Globes, I took pause to revisit something I have been writing about and teaching for almost a decade: Hope. Hope, as Oprah put it, is the one thing…


The Power of… Not Engaging?

Don’t Engage. Don’t Engage. Don’t Engage. This has been my mantra of sorts for a while now. It’s the phrase I hear in my head (always repeated three times) when I am waffling between commenting on something in social media,…


The Secret to a Happy Life: A Life Manual

This picture came across my newsfeed yesterday. I’m sure it’s not new to many of you, but it was new to me. I saw it, read it, and paused. And then I said, “Yes. That’s what I’ve done – that’s all…


Resilience, Faith, and Self-love

As part of my book tour for What if..?, in September I spent a week in New York for media meetings. I love New York, and I grew up in the area. Since leaving in 1990, I have gone back…