Planning

Planning in a Time When Planning Is Impossible

Planning is nearly impossible right now. Will schools be back in the fall? Is it safe to fly, and even if we decide it’s safe, will flights be canceled? If you’ve been furloughed, when will you get called back? Will… more →

negative thoughts

4 Ways to Get Rid of Negative Thoughts

Today’s big idea is that it is possible to get rid of negative thoughts. After all, we all love a detox diet or de-cluttering our homes, but an important thing we don’t pay as much attention to is how to… more →

Add houseplants To Your Home For A Better Winter

Add Houseplants to Your Home for a Better Winter

Nature is a great balm for worried minds. Richard Louv, who wrote Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder. Said it best when he said: “The greener the setting, the more the relief.” And you know… more →

ctivism in a socially distanced world

Activism In a Socially Distanced World

How can we approach activism in a socially distanced world? After all, all the problems we had before Covid are still there. Many of them are getting worse–economic inequality, violence against black people. Elections are coming up. We’re stuck at… more →

People-Please

Resist That Urge To People-Please!

There’s something you want to keep in mind any time you’re tempted to people-please. And it’s this: everyone is on their own journey. Meaning, two things: There is only so much you can do for anyone else. You can’t make… more →

Get Involved

Get Involved In Issues That Matter To YOU

This week I’m talking about activism. Getting involved in causes you care about and lending your voice, time, and energy to creating positive change in the world. After all, being a better person isn’t just about you. Even if you… more →

keeping a contact journal

Help Flattened the Curve by Keeping a Contact Journal

A huge piece of the work of minimizing an outbreak of any infectious disease is called contact tracing—it’s the tedious, old-fashioned work of figuring everyone an infected person has come into contact with and then reaching out to those people… more →