Secrets to Happy: My Top 3

On a recent fall afternoon, Chasity, my friend and mentor, came over with her two children. Our kids ate cookies and played, while we sat on the porch, drank wine, and caught up on business and the secrets to a happy life. I admire so much about my friend, and I find myself leaning in…

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This Is Us

  A few weeks ago, my husband, Nick, and I were catching up on episodes of “This Is Us.” Sylvester Stallone made a guest appearance and said this: “There’s only memories that mean something and memories that don’t.” I asked Nick to pause it immediately so I could write down the line. There’s only memories…

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  I had just flown home from a getaway weekend with friends. It marked the first time my husband, Nick, was alone with our girls for three full days. I asked about his weekend as a single dad. “Moments of transition,” he said, “are the hardest.” Our daughters are 1 and 2. So truth be…

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What moments matter to you? Is it when you’re gathered with family, sharing a meal and conversation? Or maybe it’s at work, when you’re knee-deep in a project you’re excited about. On a recent Monday, I found myself with some rare downtime. I put the baby down for a nap and took Dorothy, my 2-year-old,…

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Summer isn’t over yet, which means you may have one more vacation lined up before fall kicks into full gear. Don’t let your phone distract you from missing out on connecting with family, friends, and yourself. Here’s an article I recently wrote for Harvard Business Review about controlling your phone addiction while on PTO.  …

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    Last month, I had the privilege of sitting down with Denise Restauri at Haven’s Kitchen in Manhattan. We shared coffee, celebrated personal triumphs, and laughed about our skids in life. Here’s an article Denise and I co-authored for Forbes about one habit that is hard to break, but will payoff forever. I hope…

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