Promise Is a Bud: The Magnolia Bough Blog


  • Blossoms, Beetles, & Buds

    Have you heard of "Rose, Thorn, and Bud"? It's a framework for identifying positive and negative experiences as well as what you look forward to exploring. In this post, I describe my version of this framework, which encourages us to recognize potentially productive or helpful elements of even our bad experiences. Read on for details! View Post
  • On Self-Knowledge and Service

    Knowing who I am and who I want to be helps me serve my clients as well as my family and friends. And after a brief encounter with a very charming fellow Southerner, I've figured out that I want to be a little old lady who says "hey"--and I want to start practicing right now. In both my personal relationships and my professional endeavors, I want to help people feel more joy, more openness, more love. View Post