How to show up and be yourself

I love the quote of Oscar Wilde: Be yourself, everyone else is already taken. A friend described she was tired of holding herself back. She felt most of the time she was trying to please others, putting herself down, was afraid of failing. As a result, she felt she...

Lessons on a leash

Our puppy Karu continues giving me fabulous insights into life.  Although, still very much a puppy, he is growing fast. A couple of weeks ago, he taught me something about visions, action plans, engagement, and perseverance. When we got Karu, back in October, I had...

Set Your Compass for 2017

We’re well into January, so there has been enough time for setting resolutions, or perhaps you are still wondering how to fit things in. Whatever the weight we give New Year’s resolutions, a new year does invite reflection. Reflection on both the old and...

The Secret of Failure

Sara Blakely, Founder and CEO of Spanx, learned the secret of failure at a young age. Her father used to ask her and her brother at dinner table what they had failed at. She would get a high five when she failed and he’d say ‘Congratulations, way to...