Inviting Heart Into Your Life

Heart is about giving a damn.  It's about showing up and being present with ourselves and others.  Having heart is how we share and experience kindness, compassion, and connection.  Heart needs nurturing; it rarely appears out of nowhere and doesn't tend to stick around without any effort on our part. I asked some members of … Continue reading Inviting Heart Into Your Life

Giving A Damn Outside Our Four Walls 

When you're in the hospitality business, it's natural to put a lot of focus on serving your guests.  It is also worthwhile to serve the communities you're in as well.  Here's a little peek into a few ways that Vestalia Hospitality creates connection and brings heart to the people in our neighborhood. Giving A Damn … Continue reading Giving A Damn Outside Our Four Walls 

The Effect of Emotions on Our Mind, Body, and Soul

Throughout the centuries, and across various cultures, a belief has emerged that the quality of our life can be determined by how much we are driven by fear, and how much we are driven by love.  There are countless spiritual explanations of this, and with humanity's advanced grasp of medicine there are now compelling scientific … Continue reading The Effect of Emotions on Our Mind, Body, and Soul

The Four-Chambered Heart

Heart is a small word and an enormous concept.  It describes an instinct to care for the well-being of ourselves and others.  It is the powerful result of joining courage, passion, and conviction. It is the conduit through which we channel love, strength, and healing.   Our hearts belong to us.  Sometimes we don’t pay attention … Continue reading The Four-Chambered Heart

Original Thinkers

Innovation is often equated with paradigm-shifting concepts, monumental breakthroughs, and the development of products or processes that cause significant change in industries, art, or life as we know it (like these).  Innovators that produce a large-scale impact are celebrated for their extraordinary abilities and creativity (think Steve Jobs, Thomas Edison, and these amazing women). Given … Continue reading Original Thinkers

Elastic Thinking and Innovation

Innovation has always been imperative to humanity’s growth and survival (see growing crops, building shelter, written language, etc.), and we’re receiving messages all over the place that innovation is more important than ever in this current age of rapid technological advancement  and globalization. As industries, services, products, and communication change at an accelerated pace, we’ll … Continue reading Elastic Thinking and Innovation