Helpful Resources

My Reading List

  • Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience by Brené Brown
  • Positive Intelligence: Why Only 20% of Teams and Individuals Achieve Their True Potential AND HOW YOU CAN ACHIEVE YOURS by Shirzad Chamine
  • Coach the Person, Not the Problem: A Guide to Using Reflective Inquiry by Marcia Reynolds
  • The Noticer: Sometimes, All a Person Needs is a Little Perspective by Andy Andews
  • The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brené Brown
  • Outsmart Your Brain: How to Master Your Mind When Emotions Take the Wheel by Dr. Marcia Reynolds
  • Zombies to Zealots: Reawaken the Human Spirit at Work! by Darelyn ‘DJ’ Mitsch


  • “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ― attributed to e. e. cummings
  • “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” — Anaïs Nin
  • “The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.” — Joseph Campbell
  • “You know what’s right; just do RIGHT. . . . right may not be expedient, it may not be profitable, but it will satisfy your soul.” — Maya Angelou
  • “. . . gratitude and anger . . . can’t coexist. It’s one or the other. One drains the very life from you. The other fills your life with wonder. Choose wisely.” — Brant Hansen
  • “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” — Lao-tzu
  • “One of the greatest gifts you can give to anyone is the gift of attention.” — Jim Rohn
  • “It is never too late to give up our prejudices.” — Henry David Thoreau
  • “You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments that stand out, the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.” — Henry Drummond
  • “Time is
    Too Slow for those who Wait,
    Too Swift for those who Fear,
    Too Long for those who Grieve,
    Too Short for those who Rejoice,
    But for those who Love,
    Time is not.” — Henry van Dyke
  • “Be here now.” — Baba Ram Dass
  • “I used to say, ‘I sure hope things will change.’ Then I learned that the only way things are going to change for me is when I change.” — Jim Rohn
  • “All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it.” — Samuel Butler
  • “The universe has your back.” — Gabrielle Bernstein
  • “Nothing is so much to be feared as fear.” — Henry David Thoreau
  • “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson