diffusing | an autumn diffuser blend for those chilly days: 4 drops Thieves, 4 drops Idaho Balsam Fir, 2 drops Cinnamon Bark.
reading | burned through the fun rom-com, Red White and Royal Blue before coming up for air. for a quick motivational read, try Jordan Lee Dooley's Own Your Everyday.
listening | The Highwomen. On repeat. Every single day. A new supergroup we don't deserve (Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris, and Amanda Shires) - I cannot wait for their album to come out and shower us with more goodness. Fun fact - the original songwriter of The Highwaymen song (i.e. Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson) helped this female supergroup rewrite the lyrics to create this haunting version. "and I'll take that ride again and again and again and again and again..."
rolling | valor roll-on. I'm facilitating a lot of classes this fall and this roller is my fave to apply before public speaking.
quote | "I can't put down my straight, white, middle-aged female lens and just snap on his lens to see what he sees, but I can ask, "Tell me more - what are you thinking?" and respect his truth as a full truth, not just an off version of my truth. This is exactly why every study we see confirms the positive correlation between inclusivity, innovation, and performance. Again, it's only when diverse perspectives are included, respected, and valued that we can start to get a full picture of the world, who we serve, what they need, and how to successfully meet people where they are." - Brene Brown, Dare to Lead