gratitude


take for granted
In celebration of International Happiness Day, I am recycling an old article I wrote in 2010 about recognizing what we take for granted. It’s an easy way to start practicing happiness and build confidence every day. For part 2 of this series, click here. During our renovation, we were very fortunate to have been able…

Recognize What You Take For Granted: How To Practice Happiness, Part 1


when bad things happen
When bad things happen, smart women, sometimes, unwittingly make it harder on themselves. Bad things happen to everyone—it’s part of life. As much as they may prepare, work hard, and try to do the right thing, bad things may still happen to them and to those they care about. After something bad happens, women tend…

When Bad Things Happen: What Women Should and Shouldn’t Do


non-networking guide
Holiday NON-Networking Guide: 7 Survival Tips for Keeping Things Light and Easy With Thanksgiving and the year-end holidays just around the corner, some career professionals suggest that holiday gatherings are great opportunities for networking. For example, you can find such advice here and here. For most moms, however, the Holidays increase the level of activity…

Holiday NON-Networking Guide: 7 Survival Tips for Keeping Things Light and Easy



With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I initially thought that for this post I would share four things I became familiar with and have come to appreciate in 2013. I found each to be particularly enjoyable or helpful. (Actually, if you’ve spent any amount of time with me this year, you’ve probably already heard me…

Identity and Disclosure (or, Four Seemingly Random Things I Am Thankful for in 2013)