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A Great Way to Meet New People

On the back cover of my first book, in the biography section, I stated that I “always look forward to a good snowstorm.” In light of recent events, that sentiment is under review. 139 more words

In The Moment Friends, Part 2

On May 22, 2014, I wrote a post, “In The Moment Friends,” which talked about how interesting it was to meet people from different cultures and backgrounds. 875 more words

The Cold Email

Over the last several weeks I have received emails from people seeking things. Sometimes they are “warm” emails, meaning a follow-up from an event where I spoke and invited the audience to reach out to me. 679 more words

You have a heart, right? That's all that's required.

This is for those of you out there who are just a tad bit awkward, like me.  I know you’re out there.  Those of you who don’t love large social situations and don’t thrive super well on small talk.   955 more words

Never Static

The ABC's of Making Friends.

I have a pretty contented life. I am a fulfilled mom. I have a beautiful partner relationship with a woman that I get to marry in a few months. 519 more words

Use Your Superpower


The following post involves some blunt content. If you begin to feel uncomfortable it is because you have either: been in the same shoes of the author, witnessed this recurring problem, or have caused the issue yourself. 627 more words


5.5 months in Shanghai

This is an interesting time for me. Some of the newness of Shanghai has worn off. The other day I found myself on auto-pilot navigating through the subway. 652 more words