Here's to the Unknown

Here’s to the Unknowable

I am a planner; a master at controlling every variable to produce the expected and predictable outcomes. In my work. I deny and fight against the unknowable in real life. I want it to be linear. I kno...

Book Review Mindset Carol Dweck

Book Club Review: Mindset

What do resilient comeback stars have that others lack? A growth mindset. Carol Dweck’s title is pretty straightforward: life is a game and your Mindset determines whether you win, or lose. Let&...

When You're Going Through Hell

When You’re Going Through Hell…

Keep on going. I have that annoying country song stuck in my head this morning. This past week, I had been relishing in how great everything was finally going again. (Mistake #1: Never relish). I had ...

Hard Lessons in Acceptance

Hard Lessons in Acceptance and Letting Go

It’s always when I feel the most in control that life finds a sure way to remind me that control is a mirage. It’s been 18 months since I crashed into rock bottom. I channeled all of the pain into a f...

Book Review Year of Yes Shonda Rhimes

Book Club Review: Year of Yes

“Losing yourself does not happen all at once.” A solid strategy to get yourself out of a funk and feeling fearless: say YES. Yes to all of the opportunities that show up in front of you, e...

Book Review When Things Fall Apart Pema Chodron

Book Club Review: When Things Fall Apart

“Everything that ends is also the beginning of something else. Pain is not a punishment; pleasure is not a reward.” When Things Fall Apart was recommended to me by a therapist friend after...