The Difference Between Confidence and Arrogance

“The fragile line between confidence and arrogance is humility.” -Norman E. Bowie & Meg Schneider, Business Ethics for Dummies There’s been a lot of focus lately on confidence and self-esteem – and confusion blurring the lines of confidence and bullying.  I’ve always promoted self-confidence and self-awareness as being essential to authenticity.  When you know who […]

‘Tis The Season To Be Selfish

“Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live” -Goethe The holidays are here!! Are you celebrating in joyful anticipation or wishing you could hide in a cave until it’s all over?  When did you lose the sacredness of your “holy-days” in the demands of doing what you think others expect?  We blame the […]


“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make heaven of Hell, a hell of heaven.” Milton                 Here we go again – whizzing into another holiday season with a sense that the year has passed by all to quickly.  With thoughts now turning to balancing hectic schedules and family get-togethers, the mind […]

Cultivating Calm in Chaos

It’s the holidays again—the most wonderful time of the year.  If you’re like me, you just rolled your eyes so hard that you may have pulled an optical muscle.  It’s a lot, right?  It seems like overnight, while Halloween was being put away, Christmas burst onto the scene, ready or not.  What do you feel […]

Morning Routines

Morning Routines, They Really Work My husband recently came to me and said, “I’m starting a new morning routine. Want to join me?”. I was interested since I am a routine person by nature.  I had a morning routine, only there was no “me time” built in. It was a rushed, fast-paced routine of getting […]