‘The Alchemist’ by Paulo Coelho

Some of you may find Coelho's book, The Alchemist, interesting especially if you are committed to following your heart and dreams. Here is a link to an interview that Krista Tippett of On Being did with Paulo Coelho. In this interview, Coelho discusses his pilgrimage...

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I provided leadership coaching at the American Public Health Conference again this year.

This is something that I have done for the last several years with three of my coaching colleagues (#Bluopal, #hannacooper, #micheleroden, #brucekawahara).

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‘Unanticipated Consequences of Love’

Many years ago, I had the great privilege to work with a brilliant pediatric nutritionist, Karyl Rickard.

Karyl also had an amazing way of finding other brilliant, beautiful people who were inspiring and committed to making the world a better place. She introduced me to Dr. James Lemons, Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics…

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Songs About Love

Here are a few songs about love that I love! Give Yourself to Love - Kate Wolf There is Only Love - Karen Drucker Wasted Love - Matt McAndrew Falling Snow - Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova Can't Help Falling In Love - Ingrid...

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Two weeks ago I completed a 200 hour yoga teacher training program. During one of the philosophy talks, I learned about many different types of yoga.

Bhakti Yoga, yoga of the heart, really did shoot an arrow straight through to the middle of my heart! As I sat and listened to the story about the amazingly beautiful, divine love between Krishna…

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Amy Cuddy, Change Your Posture, Build Confidence

Amy Cuddy is a social psychologist who is a professor and researcher at Harvard Business School.

In this Ted.com talk, she talks about how by changing your posture, you can change your body chemistry including your testosterone and cortisol levels. This alone, can have a positive impact

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Margaret Wheatley, Human Capacity, Human Spirit

I believe that creating a fulfilling life consistent with who you are as a unique individual is critical to successful leadership whether we are trying to be leaders in our personal or professional lives. In an email I received earlier today, Margaret Wheatley shared:...

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Simple Idea That Pays it Forward

At Rosa's Fresh Pizza in Center City Philadelphia, they sell pizza by the slice for $1. The owner wanted to sell good pizza for $1/slice. A customer wanted to buy a slice of pizza for a homeless person. The owner put up a post-it-note to signify the purchase. In the...

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