How To Deal With Disappointment: 3 Actionable Tips

Are you part of the one percent? I know, tacky question, right? Well, it would be, except for I'm not referring to the one percent you think I am. I'm referring to the one percent of people who, according to radio host Dennis Prager, live a fully blessed and completely disappointment-free life. Yes, he believes that there are people – about 1-5% of the population – that have lived very charmed lives free of any significant adversities or disappointments. He cites his parents as two examples. So, I'll ask you again... Are … [Read more...]

3 Life Lessons I Learned While Going Out On A Limb (And That YOU Can Too)!

Are you scared of heights? When I stood outside on the balcony of my 27th-floor apartment building in New York, I wasn't. I LOVED looking out over the busy New York City skyline from above. But ask me to walk across a horizontal log suspended 25-feet high off the ground – and then back again – and that's another story! But that's what I did while visiting Miraval Resort & Spa in Tuscon, Ariz. several years ago, when I participated in their outdoor challenge activity, Out on a Limb. (You may remember my talking about my … [Read more...]

Inspiration Tuesday: What An Unconventional Model Teaches Us About Loving Ourselves

When you think of a model, if you're like most people, you probably think of women like Cindy Crawford, Christie Brinkley, Gisele Bündchen...the list goes on. But I bet you wouldn't think of the subject of this month's Inspiration Tuesday, Melanie Gaydos. (If I'm being honest, at first glance, I wouldn't have either...) And I'm not saying that to be rude. I'm just saying that this month's Inspiration Tuesday doesn't fit the traditional mold of what we usually think of when we think of a model. But she is a model...not only of … [Read more...]