Category: Guest Entries

Emotional Intelligence

“Your ability to hold space, practice compassion, empathy, vulnerability, and self-awareness creates exponentially more value than your ability to solve problems, crunch numbers, or strategize. In everything. Leadership, entrepreneurship, and relationships. Heart over head. Capacity […]

“Ass Burgers”

“Ass burgers. It’s a burger for your ass.” It’s not the most mature way to approach this topic but I think about that quote all the time. Mostly because it’s hilarious. Ass burgers. The […]

Taking Risks Can Lead to Happiness

Caring for one’s self is the most important thing you can do, but can also be the most difficult. There needs to be a balance that cannot always be easy to see. It can be […]

Coloring Isn’t Only For Kids

As the owner and operator of a nonprofit for sexual assault and domestic violence warriors, Within Your Reach, it becomes part of my day-to-day life to be contacted or confronted with a warrior, telling me […]

The Anger Iceberg: On what is truly underneath, and why to accept and let go

If I am being wholly honest with myself, I have not escaped thinking of the emotion of anger for years.  I began graduate school to study Clinical Mental Health Counseling in the fall of 2012; […]

The Importance of “Bottoming Out”

When I left college, I had no idea what was ahead. I graduated with a degree in Radio/TV/Film, with Honors and New Media concentrations. Sounds ideal, since video production is exactly what I wanted to […]