What to say (and not to say) to someone who is grieving

What to say (and not to say) to someone who is grieving

Do you struggle with knowing what to say to someone who is grieving a loss? It’s completely normal to fear saying the wrong thing, but that same fear can cause us to pull away from someone who could really use our support.  The fact that you’re reading this shows that...
Signs it’s time to set some boundaries

Signs it’s time to set some boundaries

The word boundaries can be quite loaded. It may bring up feelings like fear or intimidation, and that’s okay. The beauty of building personal boundaries is that they can help you live in better alignment with your priorities and values. By advocating for needs, you’re...
What PRIDE means to me

What PRIDE means to me

In June 2019, I was overwhelmed with love as people took to the streets of my Minneapolis hometown for the largest PRIDE turnout in our history. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the community showed up to celebrate how far we’ve come and to...
Building a BRIDGE: What I learned as DEI committee chair

Building a BRIDGE: What I learned as DEI committee chair

    In my former career as a news anchor and reporter, I’d often run into people at the grocery store, school events, or out eating – people who recognized me from television. In an attempt to make small talk, or maybe because they really wanted to know, they’d...