I am NOT a Survivor

I am not a survivor....more

How To Thrive When You Are Stuck “In the Meantime”

 Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door. - Emily Dickinson ...more

Finding a Guide

2014 did not start out that great for me I was lost professionally and my blog didn't seem to have an angle or real end game per se. Now, I know what the value of having a mentor is. First, I started with a personal mentor whom for all the problems in the world works at teaching me to "take it down a notch" and realize the problems I have are not all that bad comparitatively. ...more

Where I Am

Where have I been, you ask?  Continuing my journey, I suppose.  The quiet, hybernative phase of my journey- just one of many....more
I enjoyed reading your writing.  Even though you are dealing with pain and difficulties your ...more


What does it take to not just get by, but to really thrive in life? I asked Simple Living Family readers how they don't just live, but flourish. Here are a couple of my favorite answers. "Thriving in life and living with passion mean the same things to me....more

Get organized and Get Going!

It takes a full day sometimes to get ready for going out with the baby.....so plan ahead!  There is no excuse not to meet your friends or family on a regular basis after having kids.  I know it’s much tougher and takes alot of organization and planning.  And there is nothing worse then making all the arrangements and then have someone cancel on you.    ...more

Change Your Behavior, Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

A radio interviewer asked me the other day how do we begin to stop enduring and start thriving? I found myself a little tongue tied, not because I didn’t have an answer but because I had so many responses. What I wish I would have said is, “Start anywhere.” ...more

I love how you began your blog that with behavior change you can start anywhere. Do one thing ...more