How to Handle Holiday Stress, Distress, De-stress

The Thanksgiving holiday always reminds me that the year is coming to an end…  It’s pretty apparent that the year is coming to an end… and a new year is going to be sneaking in like a friend who had too much to drink on New Year’s Eve. The way I see this:  November and December […]

What Changed the Way You Think?

Sometimes the most profound wisdom hits you when you least expect it.  This has happened to me… and maybe it’s happened to you? You’re chugging through your life with certain views and certain opinions on life, then someone says something to you and everything changes. Maybe that person was your third-grade teacher. Maybe it was a stranger […]

5 Things on my Not-To-Do List

     I quietly thought to myself, “She could be outside drinking a cold beer and gardening instead of ironing.” Anyone who is achieving at an elevated level be it in their career, business, sports, education or art, must say no to many things. Time is limited. Whenever we say yes to one thing, we […]

Instantly, She Changed Her World

  “Today is the best day ever!  You know why?  Because I said so!” I overheard a sassy 8-year old little girl tell her friend this bold statement. You know what?!   She is absolutely right!  This is when it occurred to me how she instantly changed her world…just with a few great words! I couldn’t […]

Courage for Beginners

 Today let’s squash a few bugs in the programming of how things are supposed to be. No lectures – just acceptance: You never know when the moment’s going to be squandered and left… And you didn’t say what you wanted to say… You didn’t express yourself… You didn’t do it because you were afraid… You […]

4 Tips: How to Take Yourself Out of a Funk!

 While-You’re-Working Wednesday is here! Let me get to the point.  What to do when you’re in a funk and you need to take yourself to the next level?!   I write what I know.  I write what I have experienced.   I have learned how to bamboozle the bull-shit that life can deal you.  We are […]

Jumping off the Broken Career Ladder

The dispute I am having in my head today is… that our society places an over-importance on achievement measured by our income, our job title, our car we drive, our neighborhood we live in and the list goes on … We bind our self-worth and purpose to our career or our jobs instead of the experiences we’ve […]