Why Gratitude Can Backfire

Without a doubt, there are few emotional states more powerful and creative than that of appreciation and gratitude.  Because of this, we see a lot of philosophies about exercising gratitude.  Celebrating “Thankful Thursday” is a common practice.  The advice, “have an attitude of gratitude” gets doled out as often at popcorn at a movie. You […]

The Antidotes for Envy, Anger and Guilt

“A miracle is a shift in perception from fear to love – from a belief in what is not real, to faith in that which is. That shift in perception changes everything.” – Marianne Williamson Can a miracle really be so simple???  Yes!  A miracle is as simple as that. Have you ever experienced a […]

3 Steps to Overcome a Scarcity Mindset

Let me ask you (and be honest): When you go out for dinner to a nice, sit-down restaurant (and YOU are footing the bill), do you order whatever you want, even if it’s the most expensive item on the menu? Or do you hold off on the Lobster Thermadore and or whatever it is that […]

Why You Are Stuck (and How to Get Un-Stuck)

In another article, “How to Discover the Successful Business Owner Within You” I shared that a very wise person once said to me, “Meredith, if you’ve been wanting something for a very long time and it hasn’t come to fruition yet, odds are, you have the wrong ‘part’ running the show in that segment of […]

How to Finally Conquer the To-Do List

I think it’s safe to say that most of you found yourself in this business because of inspiration.  Whether you started your travel business 10 days ago or 10 years ago, I am guessing you were inspired to be in the travel industry and follow your passion. That’s a perfect starting point.  But I see […]

The Gift of Heartbreak

As a business coach focused in the travel industry, why on earth would I be writing an article about heartbreak? How in the world could that help anybody with their business? I will tell you. Let’s start with this: nobody goes through life unscathed. We all have scars. Some of us have more than others. […]