Is Facebook a Place for Narcissism and Self-Aggrandizement?

Self Aggrandizement: the action or process of promoting oneself as being powerful or important. It’s a place where we put on masks to hide our true selves. We always present ourselves in a good light, and hide our flaws from others. It’s a place that fosters jealousy, when others can’t measure up to the rosy image we paint of our lives. Our children are angels, our house is just so, we…

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All I Really Need to Know About Public Speaking, I Learned From Teaching Kindergarten

I have been very blessed to be able to speak to several groups lately, and I’ve been thinking about how much FUN I’m having! I’ve been a performer all my life, whether it’s dancing, singing, or acting.  I think public speaking is a lot like performing: you have to entertain, educate and inspire. Teaching children is another love of mine; I spent four years after College as a K-8 Music…

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