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Leaning In to Connection

Leaning in to Connection

If I ask my kids if they are connected, they will likely point to the number of Insta followers or Snapchat friends they have, and sadly most adults are no different. For me, it’s about live human beings, and sadly, as my family and my business have grown, I have found myself more and more… Read More

I'm stepping out, and I'm slightly terrified

"You need to step out from behind the curtain!"Those were the words a website consultant spoke to me when I was thinking of revamping my old website. I was suggesting some tweaks. She was encouraging a massive overhaul. “For everything you have done in your career, you need to step out from behind the curtain… Read More

There’s a photo out there from last summer of me in the starting area before a big mountain bike race. Standard starting corral – beautiful backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, lots of pencil thin, incredibly well conditioned riders, and then me. And perhaps the picture would have been fairly unremarkable except for one thing –… Read More

How to get out of your inbox and into your life

Under the category of “Least Mindful Things You Can Do,” checking my email while on a beautiful mountain bike ride has to be at the top of my list. It was pathetic -- I would stop to catch my breath, and the next thing I knew my phone was in my hand, and I was… Read More

Working From Home

Welcome to Better Than Wine, a series of short videos filled with simple solutions to help you cultivate a sense of calm throughout your day and night, with or without the wine:) Each episode covers a topic that makes our modern lives challenging,  and I offer simple tips that can be easily incorporated into your… Read More

Am I a Good Parent?

The new school year is often a time of reflection as we seek to break bad habits and start fresh. Some of those habits we seek to break relate to how we parent our children. “Am I a Good Parent?” I ask myself this question a lot. Here I have written a book about parenting… Read More

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