• Spread some Love Today: Random Tweets of Kindness #RTOK

    Mar 11, 2015

    I’ve mentioned before the importance of reaching out and letting people we know how much they mean to us. Showing our gratitude has a double impact because it makes the receiver feel happy and also strengthens our relationship with that person. Is there anyone out there that has helped you out personally or professionally, or […]

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  • Catalyst Question: What do I want?

    Mar 3, 2015

    In this new feature, I will pose a question every week. Catalyst Questions are meant to encourage self-reflection and open you up to new possibilities! What do I want? This seemingly simple question is underrated. In many of my conversations with coaching clients, I notice a recurring theme. I have noticed that when we’re facing […]

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  • Deepening Relationships through Letter-Writing

    Jan 11, 2015

    We all have special people in our lives, from friends and family, to co-workers and team mates. But how often do we let them know how much they mean to us? I am true believer that whatever we put out into the world is what we will receive, and so I want to make sure […]

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  • 2015 Resolutions: Keeping it simple

    Jan 5, 2015

    Hi Catalyzers! It’s a New Year and I look forward to bringing you more exciting iCatalyze content and inspiration in 2015! This time of year provides a great opportunity to take a moment for ourselves and contemplate. As you set goals for the new year, it helps to think about what you are passionate about and […]

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  • You are Enough!

    Jul 14, 2014

    I’ve always been a fan of Colbie Caillat’s sweet songs and melodies, and now I love her even more! Her latest music video for the song, “Try” is beautiful because of it’s simplicity. Her message is clear: you are enough. We live in constant inundation of images and messages from the media as well as […]

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  • Young Women Looking Toward the Future

    Jul 14, 2014

    I had the privilege of meeting a delightful group of young ladies visiting from Mexico. They are part of the Leaders Now International network and have completed a year’s worth of leadership development courses, workshops and service activities to develop their own skills and interests. I had the opportunity to give them a talk and share some […]

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  • Breathe your Way to Lower Stress

    Apr 19, 2014

    The rapid pace of modern life puts great stress on us on a daily basis. Have you ever been told or mentioned to someone, “just breathe?” There is more depth to this advice than we realize, and the simple act of taking a few deep breathes can have a tremendous impact on our state of mind and […]

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  • End of the Year Reflections

    Dec 30, 2013

    As we near the end of 2013, I get a bit nostalgic and take a look back at what this year has brought. I am not a fan of “resolutions,” but I do think the end of the year gives us an opportunity to appreciate what we have accomplished and set goals for the coming […]

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  • You Can Train your Brain to be More Successful

    Dec 13, 2013

    Although we live in an era of smartphones and gadgets that can make us more productive, it seems we could be overlooking the most important tool to achieve success: our brain. According to the recent studies, we can take specific actions to influence how our brain functions and reacts to diverse scenarios. I tried smiling […]

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  • Be Grateful…

    Nov 27, 2013

    As Thanksgiving approaches, it makes me reflect upon the things I am grateful for… and also reminds me that I should be grateful more often. Coincidentally, I found the TED Talk above regarding this very topic. I agree with Benedictine monk, Brother David Steindl-Rast, who gives us very simple tips to be more grateful. He says […]

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