26 Habits of Ridiculously Happy and Successful People

Happiness is something we’re all entitled to and we’re constantly in pursuit of. Being happy isn’t just about chasing something that makes us smile. It’s also about consistently being able to give value and meaning to our work and our…

I Am Me

It all started because I was afraid. It all started because I didn’t believe in myself. I didn’t think I can do it. I didn’t think that it was possible. I moved to New York City in June 2013. I…

Becoming a Better Communicator, One Observation at a Time

Communication is a vital component of everything we do. You can be the best at any given thing, but if no one knows about it, your skills are going to waste. Similarly, if you’re a great person but never talk…

My Journey as a Daughter of Refugees

“Stop acting like an American!” A demand I often heard from my mother during my adolescent and teenage years. She would normally say this to me after a request I made to join the tennis team or if she saw…

3 Self-Care Books That Stuck With Me from 2018

Personal development books (or as they are shamefully called “self-help” books) tend to get a bad rap. Visions of sad people conspicuously browsing the self-help aisle in your local bookstore tend to come to mind. To be caught in the…

How to ask for what you want

We all know that one person who seems to get everything! Sure, they can be sweet and charming, but how are they able to convince others to do whatever they want? More importantly, how can you get others to help…

5 Self-Care Tips for the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time of year.  Lots of added activities on your to-do list like finding the perfect gift for Uncle Fred who has everything, hanging out with relatives you barely know and have to make small…

23 Personal Development Goals Guarantee To Change Your Life

Setting personal development goals can be the difference between whether or not you’ll achieve them. No matter where you are in your life or where you live, as long as you have a calendar, pen, paper, and some level of…

Take yourself seriously 

A friend of mine recently told me how certain events in her life made her realize she should take herself seriously. The minute she said it, I was hit with an aha moment. Allow me to explain… For someone who…

10 Ways to Create Empowerment in Your Life From the Boardroom to the Bedroom

As a coach, I like to look at a snapshot of my client’s life when we start working together. Creating a life filled with balance and high levels of satisfaction can feel elusive when they’ve lost their focus. The Wheel…

America, The Land of the Brave and Free

I didn’t know how deeply it ran until I got here. I didn’t know how afraid I was until I decided to be brave. Until there was no other choice but bravery, but freedom, I didn’t know how deeply fear…

Accepting Where You Are As You Strive For More

Personal development is a lifelong journey. It’s full of highs and lows, success and failures, momentum and burnouts. It brings self-realizations as much as it causes us to question everything we know about the world around us, the people we…

If you’re the biggest fish in the pond… you need a new pond

As I coach, I constantly meet people who think that personal growth just happens. In a way, it makes sense; we are conditioned through life to think that as we grow, new stages of our life will open up and…

Easy ways to implement mindfulness in your everyday life

We have different lifestyles, different priorities, different backgrounds and different jobs. That doesn’t mean we can’t implement mindfulness in our every day lives! I want to share some techniques and ideas that have worked for me and may work for…

Use Your Pain as a Gain for Personal Growth!

As a certified coach, speaker, and trainer, I often coach clients through painful circumstances.  We all encounter painful experiences in life. It is through pain that we get to know ourselves on a deeper and more intimate level.   Pain…

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