Creativity Takes Courage! Stop Living Small!

As many of you know, I am living in Italy right now.  Not too shabby you say!   I live in the charming, historical city of Vicenza known for the architectural feats of Andrea Palladio (Jefferson modeled many of his architecture after Andrea Palladio’s designs).  It is located in the Northeastern part of the country between Venice and Verona.  It is […]

Cella’s Chat: Are You Performing Random Acts of Kindness?

February 10-16th is Random Acts of Kindness week and I think it is a perfect time to get your nice on!  Have you ever been the recipient of a random act of kindness?  You know, that kind person that lets you step in line in front of them, the person who pays for your coffee […]

Cella’s Chat: Do You Recognize Power and Control in Domestic Violence Situations?

 As I sit here with tears of disbelief after watching a documentary on domestic violence (“Crime After Crime” or “Telling Amy’s Story” are two powerful documentaries to watch on this subject), I am stirred and moved to talk and bring awareness to this subject.  Many people know that my passion is speaking about suicide prevention […]

Cella’s Chat: Reflecting on 2013

It was only yesterday that I was looking forward to what 2013 would bring to our lives.  Or, so it seemed like yesterday now that we are quickly approaching 2014.  The ability to look back on the past year allows us to ponder such thoughts such as “are we on the right path,” “were there […]