Saved by Jazz: My Meditative Journey to the Life that is waiting…

 Life is not about finding our limitations, it’s about finding our infinity. ∞ Herbie Hancock I am filled with gratitude every season because Breast Cancer changed my life forever.  This is my conversation with the universe before I went into major reconstructive surgery and things went totally wrong....more

What I learned from a group of teenagers about compassion

What are we teaching our kids about compassion? How are we modeling the behavior for our kids? Do we slow down to talk to our kids about respecting others that are different from them?Last night I attended a fundraiser for the organization Best Buddies. Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)....more

What You Can Do If You Are Mentally Weak

#NaBloPoMo - Day 22...more

The Object of The Pursuit of Happiness

"I must see my life as a work in progress. Nothing about me is ever final." Deepak Chopra...more

No Matter What it Looks Like Before or After the Walls Come Down, Shout!

Life was never meant to be easy. The road less traveled is the road you’ll later find yourself that ultimately will lead to your destiny.Confidence in your abilities lies in awareness of your strengths and potential that comes from within. Fear and doubt are not an option....more

What Are Your 150% Business Moments?

Yesterday as I listened to Dr. Francis Battisiti speak at a conference for women entrepreneurs, he asked the audience to think about their 150% business moments. What is a 150% business moment? The moments when you know beyond a shadow of a doubt that you are doing exactly what you are suppose to be doing with your life....more

Committed to committing

Do words like "commitment",  "accountability", and "integrity" make you want to crawl in the back of your closet and refuse to come out?  I hope so because I don't want to feel like a total slacker all by myself.  :)...more

Why I am Taking the NaBloPoMo Challenge!

Lately, I have needed a kick in the you know what to be inspired to get my daily posts up.  Some days the creative juices aren’t flowing and it can be tough to be inspired every day to write something that you think your readers will find inspiring, useful, or interesting.  That is why when I read about the BlogHer NaBloPoMo November Challenge, I thought this just might be the thing to get me back on track and start blogging/posting with fresh eyes.  Basically,...more

4 Ideas to Boost Your Motivation Mojo

As I begin to build an online business, one of the MOST difficult things for me to do is to keep my daily motivation. Don’t get me wrong. I’m totally enjoying what I’m doing!But, there are days when you begin to question if this is the right path.Raise your hand if you’ve ever:...more

Getting Beat by the Blind Kid with Cerebral Palsy

My nephew Ben was born prematurely with cerebral palsy. His seventeen years have been punctuated by painful operations. He has faced each one with courage and grace, hardly complaining, occasionally admitting that it doesn’t feel so great to have been dealt this hand. But his sly smile and hearty laughter show up more often than his complaints.Recently, he went blind....more