Badass

Badass

Throughout my life, particularly after sharing about my professional background and adventures, people (often) shake their heads and say, “You are a BADASS!” I typically laugh, mostly because, well, how else is someone supposed to respond to that?! It’s a little...
Have To vs. Get To

Have To vs. Get To

This is Part 2 of my series on Positive Speech. Part 1 – eliminating “I can’t” from your lexicon – was very well received. Just to share one piece of feedback — My friend, Jackie, who happens to be a very successful Blogger, called me and said, “Oh my god, MB, I loved...
Stop Trying…

Stop Trying…

Happy New Year! After a six-week hiatus, I am back. I spent a lot of time over the holidays with family and friends and I am very happy to share that so many of them have included my positive speech tips as part of their New Year’s resolutions. I am confident that...
You Can…

You Can…

After the Thanksgiving weekend – giving thanks, practicing gratitude, and spending time with family and friends, I have decided to begin a series on what I refer to as “Positive Speech”. Why? Because I want you all to start off the New Year with positive thoughts and...
You Can Call Me Professor

You Can Call Me Professor

“Timing is everything” is a saying that, once again, has proven true for me. Over the past couple of weeks, I sent my CV (aka resume) to a variety of Universities in Maryland and Washington, D.C., inquiring about teaching positions in their Clinical Psychology,...