Gratitude & Grief

Be Grateful for the Small Things

It's a tradition at Brand Yourself to write a blog about thanks, blessings, gratitude, etc. around the end of November. I'm assuming it has something to do with the holiday in a couple of days, but who can be sure

Holding Space for Grief in the Workplace

I'm sitting in my home office this morning feeling the presence of my dad all around me. Today is the second anniversary of his death. I made sure to leave today open on my calendar, free of appointments. I wasn't

Today, I am Grateful for CHOICE

It’s the number one lesson my dad taught me. You will always have a choice. Choice is something that can never be taken away from you. You have the choice on how you react to something. You have the choice

Gratitude and Growth

Let's face it, growth can be scary. Whether that is personal or professional, it isn't always easy. 2018 has been a year of growth for me, and as I reflect on it, it brings me a flood of emotions: happy,

Creating a Habit of Gratitude

2018 has been, without a doubt, the most rewarding, challenging and incredible year of my life. My husband and I joke and often wonder when our lives will slow down. In the last four years we have moved across the country,

Gratitude and Grief

Gratitude then grief. Grief then gratitude. Which comes before the other? It seems these days the scales tip depending on the wind. 2017 has been a year of both for me.  Grief AND gratitude. Every year around Thanksgiving I write