Live.

Today, I am humbled for several reasons. First, I am grateful to share with you my Op-Ed in the Washington Post for Suicide Prevention Week. Second, I am honored to introduce you, here, to Doris A. Fuller. Doris became a professional mental advocate after learning to be a personal advocate for her daughter,…

Forgive.

Lately, I've been thinking a lot about forgiveness. It's not something that always came easily to me. In fact, much of my teenage years and earl(ier) adulthood was spent holding grudges, lingering on upset, and hanging on to petty frustrations. I will never be fully rid of those tendencies. (After all,…

Notice.

Did you ever spend time as a kid lying in your back in the grass, looking up at the sky and naming the images you'd notice in the clouds passing by overhead? Whether in real life or in our minds (perhaps vicariously through Winnie the Pooh) we've all done it in one…

Be.

I know what you're thinking: "Be... happy? Be strong? Kind? Fair? Be... what?" And I can't blame you for asking. After all, I could tell you to be just about anything, really. But that would be missing the point. Because today and for at least some amount of time every day, it would truly…

Sing.

Whether it's a family heirloom or a lucky penny, the things we inherit from our loved ones are unbelievably precious. They give us something tangible to hold on to after they've gone. But sometimes we inherit things that aren't permanent. Things that have a lifespan of their own: A perfume. A plant. A pet. The day after…