The Abundance of Hope

The Abundance of Hope

I get all choked up when I see young people in caps and gowns, uncomfortable shoes, with sweaty relatives hovering proudly nearby.Renewed possibility fills the air.One of the commencement speeches I admire this year is Al Gore’s address at Harvard.He smartly takes...
How a Self-Care Retreat Can Change Your Life

How a Self-Care Retreat Can Change Your Life

WILL’s first self-care retreat was magical, connected, loving, intimate and honest. I wish you had been there too. Six women joined me and WILL Coach Jenni, at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in the Berkshires for a 3-day self-care retreat last May 21 to 24,...
How I Could Help You Leave Big Law

How I Could Help You Leave Big Law

When I was a kid, people called me nosy. (Listen, I have a big nose, but that’s not why.)I was a curious kid, interested in other people. I’d ask questions and wanted to understand more about them.”Nosey” is one of those words, along with “silly” and...
How To Stop Worrying What Other People Think

How To Stop Worrying What Other People Think

This comes up again and again.One of my clients is struggling to give notice. She has money to last for at least a year and has a dream she wants to pursue.But that’s what I see.She’s struggling to stop worrying what other people think.She recently recounted what a...
Remember What Feeds Your Soul

Remember What Feeds Your Soul

If you were to be asked, “What do you love to do?” Before you answer, remember what feeds your soul and fuels your courage. My friend Ken has done pretty well for himself professionally. He is now the VP of communications for the Metropolitan Museum of...
Freedom Blooms

Freedom Blooms

As a little kid, I loved family gatherings around a big Passover Seder table, when we told the story of Moses leaving Egypt.I actually got annoyed when the grownups would grumble and say “When do we eat?”I loved discussing something deep and meaningful...