Category Archives: Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Say Yes

When my kids were younger, and less independent, every single day was a master juggling feat. Carpools, shuttling across town in LA traffic, homework, doctor appointments, playdates, childcare. I remember making plans with another mom …

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The Bigger Picture: Decide No Matter What

I recently had dinner with a group who ran the New York Marathon. They were all first-timers and their experiences varied. It was fun to hear about each unique journey. One woman told me that …

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The Bigger Picture: Trust the Process

I always knew what I wanted to be when I grew up: a brand manager at a big consumer packaged goods company, like Nestle or Proctor & Gamble. After I received my undergraduate degree from …

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The Bigger Picture: Free Falling

On Monday, September 25, my husband texted me: “Do you want to go to Tom Petty tonight?” Tom Petty was playing at the Hollywood Bowl, about 15 minutes from our home. When I read the …

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The Bigger Picture: What Could Happen?

My birthday is next month. I’ve been thinking about the past year and all of the things that happened, that I experienced and accomplished. I visited the Grand Canyon. I slept in an RV. I …

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The Bigger Picture: The Opposite of Comfortable

January. It’s still a new year. Full of possibility. So many plans, so many dreams. 2018 has 8,760 hours and we have only used up about 216. Yup, believe it or not, more than 200 …

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