Yearly Blog Archives: 2013

You are enough.


I have this friend who is just awesome. She's a great mother and an amazing teacher. She's healthy. She oozes creatvity. She's close to her family. She has — and really fosters— this wonderful community. She's grounded and spiritual and musical and beautiful. She'...

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Small stuff that makes a big difference. Try these two.


Big changes in life come from small, consistent actions. My day-to-day experience is that these two pack a powerful punch! 1. Schedule (Not just work — but play, family, juicing, badminton, letter-writing, you name it!) I just hung up from a call with one of my coaching clients. Sh...

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Twenty seconds away from more joy!


"The mind is like Teflon for the good stuff and Velcro for the negative stuff." This is one of my favorite quotes. (And if you know me, you've heard me repeat it often!) It's by Rick Hanson, author of Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and W...

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More good things from Plant a Kiss Day


Remember Plant a Kiss Day back at the end of April? This was the second year that I'd organized the event and it made me so happy to know that the Hathaway Brown girls were joining us. I'd promised you that I would share with you the results of the participation by this wonderful group ...

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Hi all. As many of you know, I've been in the process of moving. And whew, boy, has it been a full-time job. We had to pack up and vacate our San Francisco flat by last Friday, but we aren't able to move into our new home until July. So we're currently playing gypsies and going from...

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How Plant a Kiss Day Saved My Life


This past week was the Plant a Kiss Day Celebration, in which nearly 20 women bloggers, and dozens of fourth grade girls all created something separately out in the world to bring a little magic, joy, poetry, color, and connection in unexpected ways. It was such delight for me to organize this...

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Plant a Kiss Day Bubble Flash Mob!


Monday, April 29 was the 2nd Annual Plant a Kiss Day. In the spirit of Amy Krouse Rosenthal's work,18 bloggers set out to "Plant a Kiss" in the world on April 29. We each did something we thought would spread a little extra joy, color, connection, poetry, or magic in the world. Then we watche...

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Join us for Plant a Kiss Day 2013!


Celebrate Plant a Kiss Day April 29, 2013 Plant a Kiss Day was created to celebrate the message and spirit behind Amy Krouse Rosenthal's work and the whimsical book she created, "Plant a Kiss," which is beautifully illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds. "In this gentle tale a...

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The beauty of the universe.


The fourth graders at the Hathaway Brown School in Cleveland Ohio have been participating in a special program designed by Director Koyen Parikh Shah in which they explore the concept of sisterhood and success. The "Enough" program helps the girls seek a win-win perspective in life. ...

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Call your mom!


One of the things on my 10-10 list this morn (10 things I'm grateful for; 10 things I'd like to invite in) was looking forward to seeing my mom next week. She turns 75 this year and she's healthy as can be. (Knock wood!) She's also really fun and funny and likes to have dance pa...

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