Facing Cancer with Confidence

Just weeks after being asked to create a program to help patients become more confident when first diagnosed with cancer, someone very close to me was told he had the dreaded disease. His cancer had been caused by Barrett’s esophagus, a serious complication of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Now, here’s the sad thing: It’s not only

Taking a much needed break…

To all my readers, Due to a death in the family, I’m taking some time to grieve. With all that’s happened in the last few days, I can tell you this: Live your life to the fullest every single day! Even at work—appreciate your team and what you’re accomplishing. Life is good! (considering the alternative

Remembering 9/11 and the true towers of strength: US

September 11, 2001 was a horrific day. No matter where you were, you will always remember. That day, terrorists attacked and destroyed precious lives and landmarks. But I believe that what they were truly after was our confidence. In targeting Wall Street and the Pentagon, they went after symbols of power. Little did they know

Shortcut to Happy!

Recently, someone asked me for a shortcut to happiness at work. Yep—shortcut. This person was having a particularly stressful and anxious day, and needed help—fast! Here’s what I told her to do: Smile. Yep. It’s that easy. Research has proven that our bodies can inform our minds, actually changing our brain chemistry. A smile encourages