Blog : May 2015

This isn’t easy to talk about.

Last week I sent you a link to a short audio conversation I had with my friend, Patty Burgess, who is Founder of DoingDeathDifferently.com. I hope you had a chance to listen to our conversation, because I really believe that talking about death can bring us to life. It's one of the keys to living

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This isn’t easy to talk about.

Last week I sent you a link to a short audio conversation I had with my friend, Patty Burgess, who is Founder of DoingDeathDifferently.com. I hope you had a chance to listen to our conversation, because I really believe that talking about death can bring us to life. It's one of the keys to living

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Celebrate ’til the very last breath

"You can impact and change someone's life at any point — even as it is ending. That's no small thing." This is a quote from a rather new (and wonderful) friend of mine, Patty Burgess. Patty is President of Possibility + Founder of Doing Death Differently. Every single conversation I've had with P

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What do water balloons have to do with anything?

What do water balloons have to do with anything? Everything! It's about going just a wee bit out of our way or our comfort zone to create moments that are joyful, giddy gifts for the people around us. That's the ending of the story. That's the punch line. That's the why. Now here's the short sto

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What I learned from my mom about joy

I'm at my Mom's house in a small town in Ohio. Lots of times people say to me, "How can you stay there so long? What do you do? Don't you get bored?" Well, here's the thing: I never get bored here because my Mom is fun and funny and loving and full of vitality. So we don't have to be going to Broad

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