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Help! My keynote speaker cancelled!

Help my Keynote Speaker Cancelled! Of course, sometimes this happens! Don't Panic! If your speaker cancelled for your event and it’s next week, or even THIS WEEK,  DO NOT PANIC! Linda Cohen, has been a keynote speaker for more than a decade. She's keynoted for a wide...

Loving Kindness Meditation

I love meditation. I began a deepening your meditation class several years ago and since then have really learned how to sit with the process of going deeper into my body and of learning how to sit still. Many of the first times I meditated, it was hard to sit with...

February 28-Day “Loving” Kindness Challenge

It's February 1st! I don't remember loving this month as a kid as much as I do now. Perhaps choosing to get married on February 14th has something to do with it. There is a celebratory mood in the air in February and it's special to have our anniversary coincide with...

Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday. It's hard for me to believe that the idea of Giving Tuesday is ONLY 4 years old. I feel like it's been around for longer, probably because I got wind of it the first year. Perhaps you have never heard of Giving Tuesday. Don't feel bad, a...

Welcoming A Newcomer

No matter what your preference, being new to an organization or attending a conference where you literally know no one, or maybe just a handful of people can be daunting. Some simple acts of kindness by current members can make a huge difference to a newcomer. This...

Peace Poles Project and Cultivating Kindness

As September arrives, I am reflecting on an unbelievable summer. It's brought unexpected and magnificent surprises, difficult loss and a whole lot of everything in between. In late July, I attended my first National Speakers Conference with 1,600 other professionals...

A Father’s Day Letter – in memory of my father

  Dear Dad, This is the 10th Father's Day since you died in 2006. I can't believe how much you have taught me since your death. To put it bluntly, I think I have learned more since your death than perhaps I did in all the years previously. I hope that doesn't...

Happy Valentine’s Day

Today is my anniversary. I've been married for 23 years. As we celebrate this year, it feels like recently we know both people getting divorced even after the 20 year mark and younger folks  asking us how we are doing it. We think there are a couple of really...

Afraid to be called Fearless? Don’t be!

Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is always interesting. --- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe While many of my closest friends the past twenty years have been working at their day jobs, I have often wondered what my “job” in this world...