Since opening the doors to Upside Thinking, Inc., I have been advocating for courageous leadership.  Over the past several years, my plea for people to step into their calling has gotten stronger and the call to action has gotten louder.  Born in the 1960’s, I don’t remember the societal upheavals of the United States of…

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Have you ever committed to making a change – and then slid back into the same routine as before?  You may have found yourself feeling stuck in the rut of an old pattern or habit, and don’t feel as if you have the motivation or desire to create the new results you want.  While you…

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On my last travels to Costa Rica, I spent 2 glorious weeks in the jungle taking a Master’s in Psychosomatic Therapy course.  My time there was magical as I had the opportunity to make new friends, deepen existing relationships, and invest in quiet time with me.  When my training was completed and I traveled back…

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When I was a little girl, there was a part of me that truly believed I had superpowers.  My imagination would run wild and I would fantasize about when they would be revealed.  In addition to my own belief about my hidden powers, I was fascinated by Wonder Woman and Superman – and couldn’t get…

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Life includes defeats and victories.  Losses and wins.  Seasons of heartache and disappointment and seasons of joy and happiness.  What do you do to navigate the changes so you stay grounded, centered, and moving forward regardless of what comes your way?  Years ago, I sought out a magical destination in my career, business, and life…

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What does it take to be a courageous leader? Is it about your ability to take big risks and step outside your comfort zone? Or, is it about the ability to do something new and innovative? Yes, it’s all of that – and courageous leadership is also about how you show up when life feels…

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When I had the idea to host a leadership event that would bring people together from different backgrounds, I never thought I would still be doing it over a decade later.  Originally created as the “Leadership Success Summit,” I had the grand vision that this could be a launching pad for new perspectives and ideas.…

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Did you ever feel as if who you are isn’t good enough for what you’ve been called to do?  Did you ever struggle with believing that you’re capable of doing what you’ve been asked to do?  Did you ever think that perhaps someday you would get a call and someone would tell you there was…

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Have you ever found yourself in a season of heartache wondering why you can’t just get a break?  You work and work and work – and it feels as if you’re in the same place or worse.  Something breaks and needs to be repaired or you open your mailbox only to find an unexpected bill…

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