Three things to consider if you want to give like an altruist.

Three things to consider if you want to give like an altruist.

The holidays are a good time to think about how you give. This might not be the type of giving you generally think about at this time of year, but it’s good to keep in mind as you make your plans for next year.  I was looking for a good book on corporate ethics and...
Four common misalignments and how to correct them

Four common misalignments and how to correct them

Pilates can help you correct common misalignments.  One of the big benefits of Pilates is that it can help you correct common misalignments. If you’re trying to make the corrections on your own, you need to be aware of the parts that need to be realigned. Facing Front...
Four ways to modify your Pilates practice for back pain

Four ways to modify your Pilates practice for back pain

You can continue your Pilates practice if you have back pain. The latest research supports the benefits of exercise for overcoming back pain. Pilates can be particularly beneficial because it strengthens the core muscles needed to support your back and promotes...
How to transform conflict into a fresh start.

How to transform conflict into a fresh start.

Saying “tell me more” can transform a conflict into a fresh start.   When you disagree with someone, the most courageous thing you could do is simply say “tell me more”. I’ve been thinking about communication skills again lately. With so many polarizing issues...
Make better decisions by making time to reflect every day

Make better decisions by making time to reflect every day

Having a regular practice can give you the time for reflection. I was invited to participate in a Zoom meeting with Joseph Badaracco, Harvard Business School professor and author of Step Back. The discussion and book is about the importance of reflection and how to...
Seven hiking essentials to purchase before you hit the trails

Seven hiking essentials to purchase before you hit the trails

The right gear makes hiking more enjoyable and safe. With Covid part of our everyday lives, hiking seems like a good option for a summer activity. It’s been a while since I’ve hit the trails. So I’ve been doing some research and purchasing some new hiking essentials....
Why you should examine your views in times of crisis.

Why you should examine your views in times of crisis.

Reexamine your views To create change, we have to reexamine our own views and actions in light of a pain that is deeply felt but too often ignored.  ~ Tim Cook, CEO of Apple The need to “reexamine our own views” are probably some of the most insightful words spoken by...