20 Years to Heal

Next month, May, is dedicated to Mental Health Awareness.  Prince Harry gave an interview recently in which he spoke of how he is just now dealing with grief over the death of his mom, Princess Diana, in 1997, and has encouraged others to speak up and seek help when needed.  I’d like to share with you myContinue reading “20 Years to Heal”

My Advice to My 30-Year Old Self

My younger brother turns 30 tomorrow.  It’s so weird to think about…wow.  We used to play this game when he was really little – there’s nine years between us – where I would say, “When you’re 16, I’ll be 25!” ” When you’re 21, I’ll be 30!” “When you’re 30, I’ll be 39!”  Gosh, didContinue reading “My Advice to My 30-Year Old Self”

Talk to a Stranger

“Connection requires vulnerability.” – Dr. Brene Brown On a break from work last week, heading out to get a coffee, I was walking along the storefronts of a nearby shopping center, and when I looked ahead, an older gentleman wearing a Marine Corps cap was walking toward me.  I smiled and said hi as weContinue reading “Talk to a Stranger”