The Journal

Goal: The object of a person's ambition or effort; an aim or desired result. Have you ever set a goal?  Was it hard to achieve?  What did you learn?  It’s important to set goals for ourselves. It helps us get...
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This holiday season is a great time to take the cards for a spin with friends and family who are visiting. What’s great about asking questions is you might learn something really cool about someone else or inspire them to do...
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You can make a big difference with a small gesture. How can you make someone’s day merry and bright?  Invite a guest: Every holiday our table is full of loved ones, friends and often people we just met. Opening up your...
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'Tis the season for happiness, joy, sadness, loss, anger, anxiety and all the other big feelings.   It’s important this holiday season that we start a new tradition. The tradition of “let’s take care of ourselves and others”.  It starts with...
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Growing up with Japanese aunts, they would comment on a regular basis about me being a big American girl or the biggest girl in the family. Even though I am 5’2 and have always been considered petit, those words sunk...
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