Learn to Love

Grieving My Loss of Worldview

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a notable checkpoint of growth for me. It serves as a beacon for so many things I’ve devoted myself to learning around bias, racism, privilege, fear and what it truly takes for us to build a world where each person experiences dignity and agency. I used to think of…

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Give Yourself the Gift of Time with Mario Bricks

Make Time for Self Love The most common symptom of the modern world that I encounter when I’m coaching productive conscious leaders is that there just isn’t enough time for everything, especially themselves. This lack of focus on self love can deteriorate your fulfillment in life and the energy you have to share your gifts…

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For The Love Of Men

“Every known human society rests firmly on the learned nurturing behavior of men.” —Margaret Mead   This is the quote my father used to begin his 2010 essay, “Fathering For Freedom,” included in the book, Fatherhood: Philosophy for Everyone. It has stuck with me ever since. With the rightful explosion of millions of #metoo voices…

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Develop Your Meditation Practice

The key to meditation is to maintain your compassionate curiosity through your distractions. Self-judgment can come in the form of worrying that you are not “good” at quieting your mind when stray thoughts come in. Meditation isn’t about forcing your mind to be quiet, it’s about developing the muscle of attention by witnessing those thoughts…

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Three Years Learning to Love My Body

#AbsBy40 I’ll turn 40 this July. My goal is to be in the best shape of my life, inside and out. Even more important than my overall wellness as a snapshot is my attitude to keep it going for life. This means making choices in each moment to love me and not to avoid me.…

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Tipping Point for Organizational Purpose?

My formal relationship with purpose began in the business world through Conscious Capitalism, since ‘Higher Purpose’ is one of the four pillars that defines a Conscious Business in that community. I’m deeply involved with the thriving Chicago Chapter of Conscious Capitalism and I’ve also researched business purpose by interviewing more than 175 leaders from different…

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Why I Became a True Purpose® Coach

My life has changed a lot in the past year. I went from feeling lost after selling my digital agency to launching my purpose coaching practice, Lead From Love, after completing purpose coach training with the True Purpose® Institute. I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Purpose Guide Brandon Peele about what it means…

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Sarah Silverman Leads From Love

Sarah Silverman is known for a brash comedic style that leaves a memorable impression long after the laughs subside. Recently she broke the Internet with her response to someone on Twitter calling her the “c” word. Sarah could have reacted in any number of ways, and she chose love.  (Facebook.com/SarahSilverman) At the heart of Lead…

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