A Calm Forgiving Mind =Joy

I am always talking about how to relieve stress for us busy businesswomen, who are wearing 17 hats and trying to negotiate through these incredibly difficult times.  So, in order to talk about joy, I have to talk about how to get there, because most of us are not...

The Anatomy of Joy

I want to wish you a Happy Valentine's Day! Love yourself today and do something special, just for you!​ My comment on the Valentine Day's show, Where We Live, on NPR.Most people will never know joy. Some will have only glimpses. A small group will experience profound...

Body – Stress = Joy

When was the last time you had a conversation with your colleagues about how feeling joyful makes your body sing?? Another of my silly questions, right?! This is generally not what we talk about as businesspeople. Yet, I find it's my urgent desire to speak with you...

Preparing for Joy #1

Last week, being at the start of a new year, we were talking about resolutions. I was saying that resolutions really are not very helpful because we tend to make them and then we forget about them a week or two later. A much better plan to use if you truly want to...

Where Did that Resolution Go?!

Because it’s the beginning of the new year, I must talk about resolutions like everybody else! -- But with a little twist. Keeping resolutions is hard, right? How are you doing with yours? I can’t count the number of times in my youth, that I ‘resolved’ to lose a few...

Angels Among Us

Do you believe in angels? I never did. For years I had friends who would tell me, “I had this amazing experience- this angel came to me and…..”  and I’d think, “Oh, yeah, tell me another one.” I didn't really get it. I didn't understand what they were telling me. I...

3 Affirmations for a Successful Life

There is a way for you to experience your thoughts and your feelings differently so that you can discover the solutions to your problems. Right within your own mind, that's where the answers are. But you must give yourself the opportunity to be still for a moment, to...

How to Love a Setback

Have you ever planned something and then at the last minute, it fell through? I know. Silly question. It happens all the time, right?  I said oh I'll do interviews, that'll be a nice thing to do for the December ‘Calms’. And last week I had a wonderful time with Diane...

How to Use a Pencil to De-Stress!

Recently I did an interview with my writing buddy and friend, Diane Riis. I asked her to join me to talk about how writing can help the woman entrepreneur find her calm. Diane is a writing coach who helps women birth their books as well as being an author herself. You...