Finding Happiness Through Choosing Goals That Inspire You

There are only three days left in 2015! Whether or not you achieved all that you hoped to achieve in 2015, now is the time to reset and pick goals that inspire you wildly for 2016. We honestly never really know how much time we have left on Earth, so I am a firm believer […]

Finding Happiness Through Embracing Our Shared Humanity

I don’t know about you, but there is no one who has ever been a harsher critic of me – than me! I have always had very high standards for who I want to be and what I want to achieve in this world, and I find myself falling short sometimes of my own nearly […]

Dealing with the Unexpected – the Chapter Synopsis’ and the Flaming Mouse

Expect the Unexpected Crazy things happen. Difficulties multiply. Life has a way of pouring everything on at once. When I imagined having the life of a writer, I pictured a pretty little antique desk in front of a window that overlooked the lovely change of seasons. I saw a cup of tea on the desk, […]

Finding Happiness When A Dream is Delayed

I have been an overachiever for as long as I can remember (since birth, I think!). So when a dream takes longer to manifest than what I’ve hoped or anticipated, it can be challenging. I’m used to setting goals and making things happen! And my favorite speed is the speed of light. I like to […]

Finding Happiness At My 10-Year Harvard Reunion

In June 2005, I achieved one of the biggest goals, milestones and dreams of my life to date: I graduated from Harvard University. This year, I was blessed to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of that occasion. I was ecstatic when I graduated, and found a lot of joy and happiness in regrouping with my classmates. […]

Finding Happiness Through Service to Others

This past weekend, I got a super workout in on Saturday by helping my best friend’s Dad move to a senior housing complex. I was reminded that one of the primary ways we find happiness in this world is through being of service to others.

Finding Happiness Through Loving the Now

I am sharing something this week that I am guilty of at times, as well as a powerful practice to shift it. Have you ever denied yourself happiness now by either looking backwards or forwards, romanticizing times past or dreaming up happier times in the future? Let’s be honest: If you’re human, you have probably done this at times! […]