How To Reinvent Yourself

I just got off the phone with a lovely woman named Minerva who is at a crossroads in her life.  Confused, scared and worried, she called me asking – almost begging – for some advice.  Her situation was not unfamiliar.  For the last fifteen years she had been a wife and a mother working a job to pay the bills until recently when her husband announced he was leaving her for a twenty-six year-old Pilates instructor.   After filing for divorce and moving back in with her parents, she looked around at the carnage of her old life that surrounded her…and was overwhelmed.&n...more
wonderful post! yes, one of the hidden blessings of divorce is the chance to look around, see ...more

YOLO - Carpe Diem

Are you getting your YOLO dose of dessert first, nightcaps, sunshine, bubble baths, adrenaline, and bacon? If you haven’t heard the original quote from Mark Twain, let me repeat. “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you DIDN’T than the ones you did.” What are you waiting for?...more

Taking the Road Less Traveled

Although I have been known to color between the lines and jump through various hoops to graduate from UW-Madison and also UM-Boston, I’ve found my biggest successes have come from creating an alternate path....more