Do you ever feel overworked and overwhelmed? Is your calendar filled with endless demands that rush at you like a 3-year old who’s had way too much candy? When the people in your life are clamoring for more of your time, do you ever feel guilty saying “yes” – and powerless to say “no”? I get…

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Have you ever uttered the sentence, “I don’t have enough time.” Or, do you have a list of what you would do if you only have “enough” time? I grew up as a list maker. I’d even add things to my list after I did them as I was obsessed with being efficient and getting…

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Forgiveness evokes a wide range of emotions from people…  including anger.   How can you possibly forgive that? is a common reaction. After going into countless organizations where it seemed as if there were just “people-problems” I learned that often frustrations from unmet expectations led to deep resentment and anger. The remedy: forgiveness and love. When I…

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How will I ever get over this? This is the question most people ask when circumstances that don’t make sense play out in life. An anticipated promotion doesn’t happen. The contract your best client promised doesn’t go through. One of your trusted employees embezzles money. Research shows great leaders practice mindfulness. Perhaps that sounds like…

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The beginning of the year has been filled with countless opportunities within the doors of Upside Thinking, Inc. The opportunity to work with new clients, hire additional team members, and speak to exciting new audiences has had me on the road for most of January and February. This past weekend I had the honor of…

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Most kids have no problem shining light on themselves. I think my two favorite phrases were, “Mom, check this out!” or “Mom, look at me!”, followed by two pokes in her left arm. Yet, something happens in puberty to change that paradigm when you move into adulthood. You get the idea in your head that…

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