In Need of a Reframe

I got all my notes together, my script and list to call. I dialed the first number and stared at the phone. Unable to make the call. Then, I made a call and immediately hung up. They called me back – I ignored the call. I couldn’t make myself answer. Terrified. Physically unable to do […]

How to Mini-Vacation and Have Fun Without Tons of Money (a series, part 2 of 4)

“Ain’t nobody got time for that!” The phrase that really got thrown around back in 2012, thanks to Kimberly ‘Sweet Brown’ Wilkins still seems to ring true today. Yet, how often do we decide we don’t have time for something, without even looking to see what the benefits could be? You see, in some ways, […]

The best time to be alive…

I have been thinking a lot about how lucky I am to be alive right now. The access that I have to people and information right now is unmatched at any other point in history. Only now can we hang out with billionaires, experts and gurus for little to no money. Only now can we […]

Change Your Mind and Change Your Direction

Some days just don’t start going the way we want them to. Did you know that it doesn’t mean we are stuck going that way? We have the ability to change direction, we don’t have to stay feeling ‘meh’ or ‘blah’ or ‘sad’ or even ‘moody’. It doesn’t just happen though. It takes work.  Step 1 […]

Parenting Wins and Fails

This weekend mom and I got to celebrate my kids’ 16th birthday! We live in different states – so we drove to see them and celebrate. On the way there, we received some news that my Nana wasn’t doing well. We needed to let the kids know, but didn’t want to do it until we […]

4 Tips on Relationship Health

This month Ken and I will be celebrating 34 years of marriage. That is a long time.  Some days, it seems like it is a very long time!  Other days, I can’t believe how quickly that time has gone by.  I got to thinking about some things that I have learned over the years that […]

That’s Not Mine!

I reached out to a few people the other day, just to check in and say hi. This is not out of the ordinary for me. I believe it is important to reach out and let the people that we care about know we are thinking of them.  Also, I usually have pretty good intuition. […]