Blog Posts For: Friends

Life Happens

Right now, it seems many of my friends are dealing with some every serious issues.  One has a legally aged son that was arrested because he posed a threat at home. Another friend checked himself into a 10-day pr...

Confidence Kicker: Thank someone for making your life easier

Confidence Kickers – quick & easy ways to boost your own & other people’s confidence. Thank someone for making your life easier. From a young age, we are conditioned to say thank you.  Some...

Even my dog has FOMO

Yup – that’s my devil of a rescue dog, Georgie. He’s adorable, quirky and typical canine male. Our walks are really an endless series of starts and stops as he sniffs and marks every leaf, hydrant or other ...

Finding Your Happy Place

Imagine: You had a long day at work. Customer after angry customer assaulted you, and as a result, you made a careless mistake on an important project. Now your boss has reprimanded you and it feels like every co...

Teen Confidence Study

As a parent of 2 teens myself, I know how hard it is to raise confident kids. Therefore, I’m so thrilled to share this landmark research with you.  Our sister organization, American Confidence Institute (A...

Don’t Let Owning A Business Wreck Your Confidence

It takes a certain amount of motivation, courage, and confidence to become an entrepreneur, solopreneur, mompreneur, or whatever-you-want-to-call-yourself-preneur. To stand up one day and declare, “I’m going ...

The Need to Bull-long

I’m mad about Maslow – the 1940’s genius psychologist Abraham Maslow, that is. Thirty years ago, my life changed significantly when I learned about his hierarchy of needs. I realized that everyone has a fun...

Subj: I don’t want to be in your chain gang

Just got yet another chain email.  So in case its true and I will vanish from not forwarding to 8 other people I treasure, perhaps blogging about it will save my soul. I am amazed similar emails how many and...

Pruning Your Life

Spring is finally showing up in New England.  The birds are coming back and flowers are beginning to bloom.  One thing that doesn’t have to wait for the thermometer is the opportunity to prune your own...

Social Media: Friend or Foe?

Social media has swept the Western world and thrown it into the dustpan. Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. LinkedIn. Heck, why don’t we throw Tinder in there, too? The average person spends nearly two hours bro...