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YOU are the answer you are seeking

2017-11-28T10:58:32+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Featured, Uncategorized|

Sometimes your rock bottom can look a lot like being at the top to everyone else. Flashback six years: I’m sitting on a private jet, sipping an espresso, newspapers from all over the world neatly stacked beside me, on my way to Brussels for work, and … an essential piece [...]

10 Things To Do When You’re Miserably Successful

2017-08-23T19:49:42+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|SIMPLE|

You made it: You set a ca-razy cool goal and you reached it! But now the woohoo is wearing off and that nagging there’s-gotta-be-more-than-this feeling is taking its place. You tell yourself, “I have every reason to be happy, so why do I feel this way?!” Luckily, you have both [...]

How to Actually Enjoy Your TO-DOs

2017-08-23T20:01:59+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Blog, Featured, SIMPLE|

Confession: I sorta have a lil’ to-do-list fetish. There’s something about the instant gratification of checking off or, even better, drawing a thick line through a TO-DO…especially if the crossed-off list is super long. One day, while indulging my inner overachiever, my husband Luca said, “Imagine putting all your ambitious [...]

What do you want to FEEL?

2017-07-20T13:56:34+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Blog, SUSTAIN|

The way to know you’re doing it “right” is that it feels good.* Simple. Yet how many times do we keep trudging through a project, a situation, a relationship because we think we “should”? My invitation to you: Cut your should list in half. At least. And then cut it [...]

What we need to be reminded of

2017-07-20T13:57:00+00:00 June 28th, 2016|ABILITY, Blog|

… a conversation with five-time New York Times bestselling author Caroline Myss Ram Dass once remarked, “I’m not going to say anything that you don’t know already. But the perplexing problem is that you don’t know you know.” Millennia prior, Plato taught that all learning is remembering. That’s what it’s [...]

Instantly improve how you’re feeling

2017-07-20T13:54:51+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Blog, SIMPLE|

If you’re in a funk, the easiest and fastest way out is through your body. Thanks to Amy Cuddy at Harvard and other researchers in this field, we now know that jazzing up your body for even just two minutes actually configures your brain to be assertive, confident, and comfortable, [...]

Choose the thoughts you want

2017-07-20T13:57:41+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Blog, SIMPLE|

We say, “I think,” but what we really mean is: “thoughts come to me.” If you meditate, you know what I mean. The seemingly endless stream of thoughts that bombard the untrained mind can be overwhelming. […]

Why I nap every day

2017-07-20T13:58:15+00:00 April 26th, 2016|Blog, SUSTAIN|

When my daughter used to take naps, she’d always list the things she would do “tomorrow” (i.e., in the afternoon). “Domani I’m going to read Duck for President and take Jackie Brown [her doll] for a walk and make tea and cookies with candy hearts….” […]

My Dog-Stick Theory

2017-08-23T20:05:09+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Blog, SIMPLE|

  Do you have a dog? Or have you ever played fetch with one? If you have, you already know the secret to meditation. Picture yourself with a dog and a stick. The dog can think of nothing else. Even if his favorite cat comes around, […]