Category Archives: change & personal growth

currently contemplating…

The last few weeks have been spent working, enjoying some time in Utah, having family visit us here in LA, and best of all, finishing five long months of fertility medicine. Which means my brain is working a whole lot better these days and I can actually think clearly, write again, and start some new […]

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choosing your reaction

Something I’ve been working on lately has been choosing better reactions to everyday issues and problems. Turns out that’s like… really hard. One of my favorite people, Stephen Covey, says: “Our behavior is a function of our decisions, not our conditions…. The ability to subordinate an impulse to a value is the essence of the […]

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for when you don’t know your purpose

The other day I watched an interview with Bill Gates and learned a bit about this crazy-rich billionaire guy. I had known that he donates a lot of money but I didn’t know he is a full-time philanthropist now. He is literally changing the world by eradicating diseases and helping poor countries improve their economies […]

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mourn with those that mourn

In the last five days, I’ve received an unexpected education on what it means to be a friend, what it means to love each other, and what genuine, heartfelt service can really accomplish. My dad had an accident last Saturday — he fell off some scaffolding at work and broke his hip. After surgery and […]

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