Following my Intention, turning inward, loving myself, I found gratitude to live my best possible life!

A major piece in my quest to live my best life came together when I finally realized that much of my life I looked outward to other as a measure, a yard stick, to judge my life....more

How Losing My Job Was the Best Thing That Could Have Happened

I'd be lying if I said I was thrilled about driving the 40-mile commute to work at 4:30 in the morning for a mandatory store meeting.  Still, it was my job, one that had been good to me; where my manager was always considerate of my family needs, and worked my schedule around my girls', so I really didn't have so much to complain about.As we all stood around sleepy-eyed, clutching our coffee cups for dear life, the announcement was made reluctantly that our store was being shut down....more

ONE WORD for 2014

Now that the holidays are over, it gives us a chance to reflect on the year behind us and look to the fresh new start a brand new calendar can give. I’m not one for resolutions per say. but I have been reading and hearing about the concept of embracing a single word philosophy for the year. A motto, a call to action, to give clarity and direction to our steps for the year....more

Procrastination is making me wait...

Prompt: Do you have a tendency to procrastinate, or do you like checking things off your to-do list?My response: Yes.sssssssssssssssssssssssssssssThat's me, trying to succumb to the pressure of using NaBloPoMo prompts. NaBloPoMo, which has begun to roll off my tongue after two months of participating in it, stands for National Blog Posting Month, which I thought was November but actually is year round. (But NaBloPoYe doesn't have the same ring to it.) The theme for January is "pressure."...more

Don't tell me I can't do'll only waste your breath!

Don’t tell me I can’t do something…you’ll only waste your breath.I absolutely hate it when people try to tell me I can’t do something. Sure, my life is incredibly busy and I’m usually running instead of walking to get where I need to be but that doesn’t mean I’m any less capable of achieving goals than anyone else in this world!...more

Before You Hit Publish Comment: Ask ThySELF

Uh, oh.   Someone famous opened their mouth, dared express a contrary public opinion:  Can.Open.Worms.Everywhere.    And many are outraged.  Also, surprised?  People, may I ask:   Why So Offended?...more

A New Year, A New Beginning

Happy New Year, gang! Can you believe the year we just did?...more

New Year, New You! 4 Steps To Self Improvement

As we move into the New Year, many of us spend time reflecting on what we've learned over the past year, and pondering about all that we want to accomplish, experience, and manifest in the upcoming year....more

Word of the year?'s everywhere. Gone are the days of "resolutions", now we are supposed to pick one word that represents the upcoming year of our life.One word, huh?I'm seeing embrace, inspire, lucid... I'm either not that deep, or I can't find one word that deep that could encompass an entire year. Our family word this year is fun. Yep, we're keeping it simple. We need simple. I guess simple could've been our word for the year, but that's unrealistic if you know me....more