Tag: improvement

What I Learned From My Eleven Year Old Niece on My Summer Vacation

Yep. Summer is over for me. I am back in the swing of things with timelines, deadlines and new projects. But this summer my niece Asha got a chance to come stay with me for three weeks without her parents. She is a tenderhearted… Continue Reading “What I Learned From My Eleven Year Old Niece on My Summer Vacation”

It’s Not What’s on the Outside But the Inside that Counts

I have struggled with my weight all my life. Remember that is the first impression of every first encounter. Now I believe I am smart and beautiful, but just not the look of the fashion industry and you don’t know I’m smart until I… Continue Reading “It’s Not What’s on the Outside But the Inside that Counts”

Enjoying the Summer Just Being Creative Myself

This is the first summer in a couple of years where I have the opportunity to just create. No pressure to worry about how to keep the lights on. No worries if my partner is happy. Just being myself and creating my own life… Continue Reading “Enjoying the Summer Just Being Creative Myself”

Where You Been? Living Outside My Comfort Zone

You know I have always been a caregiver. I wanted everyone around me to be happy and satisfied with their life. I wanted them to be fulfilled. My thought was once they met their goal they would reach back and assist me with my… Continue Reading “Where You Been? Living Outside My Comfort Zone”

Staying In My Lane

These days, people often use the phrase “staying in your own lane” to mean minding your own business: don’t tell me what to do, or how to live my life. In my personal life, I have pretty clear boundaries (either stated or implied) with… Continue Reading “Staying In My Lane”

My Winning Ticket: My Mental Wellness

I had an eye opening experience. I work with an awesome partner who thinks I am a great addition to the business.  I enjoy the work and I see the business growing by leaps and bounds. We make a great team. But as we… Continue Reading “My Winning Ticket: My Mental Wellness”

Exercise Boot Camp….Didn’t I say I was 51?

This year I promised myself that I would be open to new things in my life….however they came to me. I would spend more time thinking positive than thinking about things I couldn’t achieve. How would I know if I could accomplish things without… Continue Reading “Exercise Boot Camp….Didn’t I say I was 51?”

4 Reasons Why You Need Solstice Retreats

We have a hundred reasons why we shouldn’t go to the Solstice Retreat. Some years the voices win out, and we stay home. Later, when we hear the glowing reports from others about how wonderful it was, we feel a pang of regret, but… Continue Reading “4 Reasons Why You Need Solstice Retreats”

I am ready! Are you?

Standing on the edge of bigger dreams for our lives, we may not always know that true change is possible for us. Just over eight years ago, I weighed 421 pounds. I was stuck in a job that paid well, but was killing my… Continue Reading “I am ready! Are you?”

If You Mind Your Own Business, Then You Won’t Be Minding Mine….

If You Mind Your Own Business Then You Won’t Be Minding Mine -Hank Williams Do you ever feel like people are judging your actions? Often times people become so preoccupied with the opinions of others that it limits their potential in any given situation. Making… Continue Reading “If You Mind Your Own Business, Then You Won’t Be Minding Mine….”