Resilience is Key to Weathering Life’s Storms

Resilience is Key to Weathering Life’s Storms

Resilience is more than just a catchphrase. It’s a skill we all need in today’s ever-changing world. We’ve all found ourselves in challenging situations. After all, we just lived through a pandemic which was a global challenge that we’re still recovering from. Then...
What I Learned on the Trail to Machu Picchu

What I Learned on the Trail to Machu Picchu

In 2019, my husband and I made plans to visit Machu Picchu in Peru, where our oldest son was living for the summer. We had always wanted to visit Machu Picchu and hike the Inca Trail. Since our son was living there, we decided it was the perfect time to make it...
Life Isn’t Fair, But That’s Really Okay

Life Isn’t Fair, But That’s Really Okay

Life isn’t fair. I’m sure you’ve discovered that by now. Sometimes you’ll lose the race no matter how hard you try. Bad things will happen to good people. Death and sickness may take someone you love. At some point, you may lose a job or even a limb....
How to Talk to Your Kids About Racial Bias

How to Talk to Your Kids About Racial Bias

In a world that seems more and more racially charged, talking to kids about racial bias is vital. Sadly, it’s something that we don’t talk about enough. And as parents and adults, we need to do better. In April, I had the opportunity to speak at TEDx UC Santa Barbara,...
3 Guiding Rules to Help You Live a Happy Life

3 Guiding Rules to Help You Live a Happy Life

In today’s mixed-up world, a happy life may seem hard to find. But in reality, you have all the makings of a happy life. You just have to choose it for yourself. There’s no magic key or perfect circumstance—it really is dependent on you. My husband and I just got back...
5 Ways of Beating Imposter Syndrome

5 Ways of Beating Imposter Syndrome

For many who are trying their best to make a difference in the world, beating imposter syndrome is a definite must. For many high achievers, hard workers, and perfectionists, imposter syndrome can derail their efforts and wreak havoc on achieving any positive results....
How to Tackle the Mountains in Your Life

How to Tackle the Mountains in Your Life

We all have mountains to climb. Some mountains may be health-related while others may be relationships. There are work mountains and faith mountains and poverty mountains and so many other kinds of mountains that stand in our way. But through my own experience...
7 Secrets to Finding the Joy of Life

7 Secrets to Finding the Joy of Life

With so much craziness happening in today’s world, we all need to discover the joy of life. The never-ending flow of negative news in our lives can leave many feeling depressed, overwhelmed, and fearful. The antidote to these emotions is discovering the joy of...

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