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When Life Throws You a…

You don't have to have all the answers. But when your heart is heavy and it's hard to smile, it helps beyond words to have a plan—a plan for how to move through the difficulty and get back on your feet. If you're going…

Podcast: Practical Tips…

Your life matters. Your contribution matters. Yet all too often we forget this. We say yes when we should say no, we let other people cross our boundaries, or forget we even have boundaries. All of that's about to change…

Say No With a Smile, Say…

If you want your life to be less stressful and more fulfilling, you're going to have to say no to a lot of opportunities, even good ones. Your reward? More time for the contributions you were meant to make, the ones that…

Is Your Giving Doing More…

At the risk of raising an uncomfortable point, imagine what would happen if all the people flying to Mexico on mission trips to build houses used that money instead to partner with their own communities—or hire folks in…

"An Ultimate Act of…

You know it's big news when the friend with whom you normally share silly texts instead sends you an email—in my case, with the subject line "oh, sister...." My friend Olivia, one of the hardest-working people I know,…

"I'll be realistic about…

Last week I had the privilege of speaking to the Alliance for Regional Solutions (ARS) on the topic From Burning Out to Breaking Through: How to Take Care of YOU, Guilt-Free. As part of my prep, I asked my friend…