Learning a new skill or putting your goal or plan into practice can be exciting. Let’s say you wanted to learn how to play tennis; it’s been something you’ve been meaning to do for years. You finally find the time to do it, so you decide to go all in.
One of the things I struggle with the most is saying “no” to new projects or helping others. I’m not an overly enthusiastic people pleaser, but I do enjoy helping others and spending time with my friends. The problem with saying “yes” to everything means I’m saying “no” to something else – usually myself.
I discovered the joy of meditation this year. I had been hearing about it often from various celebrities in the news, reading about it in books and blogs, and finally just decided to try it.
I have two dogs, Diesel, and Shay. There are times when they drive me crazy, but mostly, they bring me a lot of joy. I can’t imagine my life without them.
Lately, my dogs have inspired me to live more like they do. For example, my dogs are SO happy to see me when I get home, no matter how long it’s been.
I recently watched a video of myself from June interviewing a colleague at a corporate event. The first thing I thought when I appeared on screen was, “Is THAT what I look like?!” (and it wasn’t a good exclamation).