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What if Eve told her version of the apple picking in the garden of Eden?

When Women Are The Storytellers

Writers, theologians, professors and historians have often said history is a list or a study in surprises. What’s not surprising is that history is recorded by men. Men have told the story of humankind for thousands of years… men have…
Are you settling?

Stop settling for mediocrity and ask yourself 3 questions

Hey there, AmyK here! I’m reaching out with a quick public service announcement. Stop settling. It’s the kiss of emotional death. It’s the stuff that dashes dreams. It’s the pernicious betrayal to your spirit that…
The #1 thing to make 2022 different and way better is a wiser YOU.

How to make the new year better

Let’s get realz. The #1 thing to make 2022 different – and waaay better – is a wiser YOU. Truth. Every day is a chance to wake up and “get it” a little more. Get more certain and confident about your next decisions. …

Self-Leadership & Work Engagement

Self-leadership is the unsung hero of your organization’s success. As I discussed in a recent article, practicing Self-leadership means consciously actualizing your highest potential. It’s choosing a life of pleasure and purpose and sustaining…
Self-Leadership at Work Starts With You

Self-Leadership at Work Starts With You

We can all recognize a good leader when we see one, but defining which qualities and practices make for a brilliant leader is often debated. However, there’s one characteristic and practice that’s a game changer.  It’s the one element…
1 question to ponder about art in your life

1 question to ponder about art in your life

You. Were. Born. To. Express. Yourself. Yesterday, we had a brilliant class on The Arts and how important it is to our personal health, societal health and global health to invite art into our lives as well as to create it. When we…

Art opens the mind

“I needed to ‘get’ this.” These are the words I often think when I hear, read or see something that widens my perspective and deepens my understanding. So often we need to expand the optics of our limited viewpoint. And…

The healing power of the Arts

Some of the most beautiful songs, paintings, photographs and performances are born from heartache.   The Arts help us heal.   The Arts channel our emotions and allow us to express our inner state in ways that we…

How art influences us

What’s shakin’ this month? Art. Design. Aesthetics. The Arts shape us. This month in Life in Art and Art in Life, we’re exploring how art influences the individual as well as societies by shaping opinions, translating experiences…

How to have self compassion in the dark of night

Sometimes, the feelings we avoided last year, last month, last week or yesterday, come bubbling up to the surface in the quiet hours of the night. They knock on our hearts and minds, demanding to be greeted. Sometimes, we are so hard on…

Communication advice for all of us

Talking poop today. Not mine. A dog’s. Ever give others advice you need to hear yourself?! Yep, I needed to practice what I preach this morning. Watch this video to hear about the lesson I needed to learn today. To communicating…

Fundamental skills of EQ and Emotional Literacy

It’s not always you. Some. People. Are. Taxing. Emotionally. Draining. Good news though – you CAN be empathic without letting them rob you of your mojo. And remember… almost 99% of the time, it’s really NOT about you, it’s…