Blog - Mindful Thinking

How to Build Emotional Resilience

Emotional resilience is the ability to recover or rebound quickly from difficulties; the ability to spring back after being bent, compressed, stretched. There’s a word that keeps appearing in my tweets and Facebook feed and it sort of feels like a trendy … Read More


Drum roll please…

It’s Back! Pink Chandelier is returning for a relaunch event on September 27th…. You may have attended an event or heard the buzz about Pink Chandelier and the inspiring gatherings of creative women, entrepreneurs, artists, women with ideas and opinions. If not, … Read More


What “sign” are you?

I had a major brain shift when I glimpsed another lifestyle while attending a yoga conference halfway around the world. Ever think about our road signs?  Well, on that trip, I did. Yes, I was in the paradise of Ubud, Bali and, … Read More


It’s not any easier, part 2

If you read my last blog, I shared how every change begins with a transition, and I offered three practical ways to navigate the inevitably chaotic time of transition. Here’s a little refresher:   Create rituals : acknowledge your transitions by doing … Read More


Why I Love McDonald’s

I love McDonald’s. (Yes, I said it.) I have spent a lot of time in McDonald’s restaurants, talking to managers, owner-operators, customers, working to understand their process and what they thought could improve, and I even spent a day behind the counter, … Read More


My Most Negative Post Ever

Are you a “cup half full” or “half empty” kinda person?  Or maybe you’re a “Thank God there’s something in it!” (especially if it’s coffee) There are people on this earth that naturally lean towards a positive attitude, assuming the best of others.  … Read More