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
The other day, I was talking with Tom who has been a real estate developer for 15 years and is quite successful. We were talking about how easy it is to increase our spending to match our income.Tom said that when he was just getting started in his career, he was very happy with a $30,000 car. As he … Read more about Making choices… consciously
This weekend, I spent some time in my garden and the state of my tomato plants made me sad. I am relatively new to gardening, and last year, I had a great tomato crop. It was wonderful to get fresh tomatoes from the garden. And, I was expecting the same this year.However, my hearty plants and … Read more about Lessons learned from my tomato plants
My husband and I just celebrated our third anniversary. After 3 years of marriage, we are much better at being “team” players (with Euro2016 and Copa America going on, I am afraid there are going to be a few soccer analogies ;)Sometimes, I need him to play defense and take care of dinner and our … Read more about Who is on Your Team?