Children Who Come from Hard Places

What do we mean when we say that a child has come from a hard place? A child from a hard place has a history of abuse, neglect, or other trauma. The trauma might have occurred before or during birth, during an early hospitalization or medical experience, in a natural …

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Worthy Of Being Loved

First of all, let’s get the most important thing out of the way: You are most certainly worthy of being loved. I believe every human being is afforded this right. We deserve love—platonic, familial, and romantic love. And more importantly, we deserve a type of love that respects …

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Your Best Partner Is You

The wholeness we are all seeking does exist. Only it’s not where we think it is. It’s not to be found in the outer world. We can only find it in ourselves, in our own inner core. Everybody is born with it, but hardly anybody can remember it …

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Winning Is Contagious

Through their confidence in the team, leaders can set an emotional tone and shape expectations that produce initial wins. Winning certainly puts people in a good mood. Then emotional contagion kicks in to spread that mood and reinforce positive expectations. Winning begets winning.

Moods are catching, especially among people who …

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