Reframing Expectations

In my journey over the past couple of years, I’ve experienced an amazing amount of peacefulness and calm (often in the midst of chaos), and I rarely experience stress. When I start telling people about this, I usually get one of four comments or questions: Where are you getting your […]

Thank God It’s Monday

This coming Monday is a national holiday (Labor Day), and many people have the day off. However, not everyone gets the day off, and many of you may not know the original intent behind Labor Day. The idea for Labor Day came from the organized labor front and came about […]

What If You Don’t Know?©

We all think we know. We certainly all want to know. We think we know what we need to do different or better. We want to know that we are on track and be aware if we are off track. We think we know (or will know) when we’re engaging […]

What Do You Stand For?©

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to tour the home of James Monroe (5th President of the United States) at Ash Lawn Highland near Charlottesville, VA (www.ashlawnhighland.org). Frankly, I didn’t know much about James Monroe before the tour, and I was fascinated by some of the key elements of […]

Lessons From a Hug©

If you know me, then you know that I’m a hugger–and, yes, I hug men and women (albeit fewer men, but I’m always looking for more hugging men). In fact, I’m known as a great hugger. While people may not come from miles away for a Jeff Hug (yes, they […]