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The Big Sigh

It is 11:00 pm and we are leaving the small college town where our daughter will be spending the next four (4) years. The bed is made, the pictures are hung, the curtains are up, the clothes put away and the desk is set-up. We have a good feeling about…

Around and Around We Go

“Where focus goes, energy flows.” – Tony Robbins Do you find yourself worrying about the same event, conversation, or circumstance? Is it impossible to get out of your head? What about waking up with the thoughts for more than one day? Many coaches, strategists and thought leaders talk about the…

How Are You Escaping the “Noise?”

Six months ago, I decided to create an office in our home where, traditionally, would be the formal living room.  I worked with a contractor and decorator to create my own space. Facing the front of the house with lots of natural light and plenty of room to spread out,…

Over 50? Empty Nest? A Mom’s Thoughts

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe In about a month, our youngest child will be going to college. My husband and I met in 1987, married in 1990 and within…

9 Tips #positivity

Three and a half (3 ½) years ago, I started sharing a very personal journey of how I have struggled with my weight and the effects that it had on my self-esteem, ability to feel comfortable in social situations, and the impact it had on my daily thoughts. If you…

A Parent’s Guide to Gardening With Kids

Gardening with your children is a fun and productive way to spend time together, reconnect with nature and get some exercise. Here are some techniques that will help everyone enjoy the experience. Benefits of Gardening With Kids Improve your family’s eating habits. Your kids will be more excited about eating…

Do You Pick Up Broken Shells?

It was about a six (6) hour drive. Peaceful trip, few billboards, gas stations – mostly highway and pine trees. Enjoying the snacks, listening to my favorite 8 track tapes, and so grateful summer had arrived. Pulling into the driveway on 9th Street East Beach, I was elated. No cellphones…

8 Tips to Stay Motivated While Working from Home

Working from home is much different. How can you get work done without any of the help that you would normally receive from coworkers? Miss the social interaction? Staying motivated can be challenging. Never fear – we have you covered! Try these techniques to stay motivated and be productive: Create…

Are You Keeping Score?

Over this past weekend, the word “scorecard” kept coming to mind. Why? I guess because I am constantly scoring myself: Healthy & Wellness (including Spirituality), Family, Career, Friendships and Community. Am I able to hit all every day? Time blocking my day helps to be more intentional and achieve goals….

Do‌ ‌You‌ ‌Believe‌ ‌in‌ ‌Manifesting‌ ‌Your‌ ‌Life?‌ ‌

On March 12th, I was eating dinner with my college roommate at a local restaurant. We always have a great time together laughing and catching up. Although we live in the same city, we do not get to see each other often. We do make a point to meet for…