Bravery + Awesome = Jason Freeman

Wow do you ever meet someone so inspiring that you can actually feel your heart smile? Well I have and this just happened a couple of weekends ago, when at my friend’s wedding this amazing person Jason Freeman sat next to my boyfriend Eric Mowrey and I. Next...

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Purpose + Integrity = Leader: Brandon Peele

I love connecting with like minded people who are also on a mission to help as many people connect with their purpose to help make this world a better place.  Through my quest to find others like me, I was led to Brandon Peele.  Brandon is an inspiration on many...

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Love + Magic = Dreams Come True

Love is the key ingredient for dreams come true. First part of the equation is self-love and the importance of surrounding ourselves with loving and supportive people. Second part is magic, which comes from the clarity of knowing what we want our lives to look like...

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Love + Service = Growth – Annette Gregg

You know those people in your life who inspire you by just who they are – one of those people for me is my dear friend Annette Gregg with her giant heart and desire to help others.  She is making a huge difference in this world via her company Difference Maker...

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The Road to Bliss

I just returned from an amazing trip to Arizona to Sedona, Monument Valley, and Window Rock. I love this photo of me in bliss standing in the grandeur of Monument Valley. I had so many opportunities on this journey to be in bliss and to truly enjoy each moment. What...

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Being a bridge of loving kindness

I imagine that if I created a circle and at the center were the words love and kindness and I asked people to step into the circle that believed in practicing love and kindness towards each other – I know that the majority of people would step in regardless of...

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Spreading KINDNESS around like Confetti

I am not sure if there is anything more powerful than spreading kindness, love and compassion to make this world a better place. When I came across this sign in the photo “Spread Kindness Around Like Confetti” on one of my hikes up a mountain where I live in San Diego...

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Dreams Do Come True

Last Thursday, I spoke with Stedman Graham and Steve Farber to business leaders in San Diego about the Community Alliance for Youth Success’s Leadership Success Day/Youth Success Week we are holding January 30-February 4, 2017 in Oceanside, California in conjunction...

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Illuminate at Illumina

I had the absolute pleasure of speaking to 100 women of Illumina’s Women Leadership Network this past Wednesday. When I was first invited by the Chief of Staff/Head of Communications Karen Possemato to come and speak to this amazing group of women, I thought what can...

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Turning Adversity Into Opportunity

  I’ve been very blessed to have walked through this life with several remarkable people who have greatly inspired me. One of those people is Dr. Ken Druck (www.kendruck.com).  I first met Ken through the non-profit Foundation he started to honor his...

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Who You Are Makes a Difference?

In my community work serving on the Steering Group for the Community Alliance for Youth Success (CAYS), I get to work with some really remarkable world changers who are truly living their passion and purpose and are making a huge difference in the world.  One of these...

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Community – The Passion/Purpose Multiplier

This week was all about community.  I went to a meeting about how to come together to build communities to create support systems.  I also went to our monthly meeting for the Community Alliance for Youth Success (CAYS) where I have been on the Steering Committee for...

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Slowing Down into P.R.E.S.E.N.C.E.

Ahhh – it is so easy to get stuck on the treadmill of life being unconscious and unaware of who we are and where we are headed and all the while our life is passing us by and we are forgetting to enjoy our lives and create the life we want.  Working in the...

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The Seven Doors of Happiness

You honestly never know where wisdom and inspiration will come from, so I am always open to it arriving in unexpected forms.   A couple of months ago, I received an email from a group of San Diego High Tech High Senior Students working on an externship project called...

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Seeing Myself As A Thought Leader

What really is a Thought Leader? I found myself asking myself this question after having been told that I am a Thought Leader by Stedman Graham and many others. What is my responsibility to the world as a Thought Leader? What am I a Thought Leader on? What I came to...

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