During the holidays, about 40% of folks say their level of stress increases, according to the American Psychological Association. That can be true for me too. It is easy for me to get stressed about details such as travel, meals and festivities. So, if I wait until the last minute to … Read more about Tis the Season… for stress?
Two weeks ago, I ended up taking my two kids with me for my massage. No, that was not the original plan, but my husband had a work commitment that popped up suddenly. Since we did not have any last-minute childcare options, I had two choices: forfeit my massage or take the kids with me. Since … Read more about Better Than Nothing
In our increasingly digital world, we gain a lot of convenience and efficiency from storing data online. Unfortunately, it also makes it more susceptible to theft. It is a lot easier to steal digital data than data on paper. So, it is important to have the tools to inform you if it is affecting … Read more about Identity Protection after the Equifax Breach
A couple of weekends ago, I left for a baby shower in La Mesa and took my purse. Unfortunately, my wallet was not in my purse. While I was driving there, I realized that I was running low on gas. Given that the mom-to-be had flown in from New York, I felt I could not be 30 or more minutes late … Read more about How Giving Can Lead to Abundance
Last week, we were visiting the pediatrician. She has been our pediatrician since Tessa was born three years ago and is a Harvard grad. She is a good doctor and very sharp. I was taking our son Maxim in for a 2-month checkup. He is a big boy and many people think he is 4-6 months old. Our … Read more about The Risk Of Not Being Present
Thanks to everyone who has reached out with well wishes. Maxim (that nickname seems to be sticking for now) and I are both doing well. He is healthy and happy, and Tessa is adjusting well to big sisterhood. Maxim’s arrival has encouraged me to enjoy this time at home, notice the spring flowers … Read more about Taking It All In
In my blog posts, I typically share about my personal experience as it relates to wealth, awareness and money. And as I mentioned, Amanda has become an important part of my team. When she joined, I offered to do a personal wealth plan for her, and she wanted to share her personal experience with … Read more about Are You On The Same Team?
Last week, I was out for a morning walk in my neighborhood around 6:30am. There was a beautiful sunrise that was inspiring to take in. However, what I noticed was that everyone was rushing around. Pulling out of their driveways without checking oncoming traffic, setting off horns and driving too … Read more about Enjoy The Journey
When I was in my mid-twenties, I lived in Malaga, Spain for a year. It was an incredible experience. I made friends with local people, experienced their culture, enjoyed their beautiful country, and learned their language. It was a very rich life experience.While most European countries, including … Read more about Truly The Land Of Opportunity
This past month has been very busy for me, both professionally and personally. I found myself getting overwhelmed due in part to the chatter in my head. My mind was “talking” too much and not “listening” enough.Business has been going great as I continue to build my working relationships with … Read more about More Listening, Less Talking
How do you deal with change? Sometimes it can be hard to embrace it. However, while we can avoid dealing with it for a while, change will come and those who do not embrace it are often left behind.Even when it is not comfortable, I make a point of embracing change. For example, people no longer want … Read more about Hiding from Change… or Embracing It?
Last week, I was talking to a very successful business owner. He has a new startup and is looking for investors. We were talking about his current efforts to find investors.He told me that he has been spending time with some investors and not getting very far in the process. So, I asked him if he … Read more about An Opportunity to Flourish