Finding Solutions Instead of Talking About Problems

Life isn’t easy. Just when you think you’re cruising along Easy Street you find yourself driving along hairpin turns and holding on for dear life. Yep, there are no shortages of problems both in our world and in the world.  If we zoom in, we might see problems in our personal life like at work, … Read more

Updating the Outdated: Why It’s Time to Change Your Old Mindsets

I’ve been browsing Pinterest like a madwoman recently. After 20 years of living in our house, I’ve decided that it’s time for a bathroom overhaul. I’m ready to say goodbye to the hunter green tile, the camel-colored walls, the jetted bathtub that could fit a family of five, and the gold fixtures. It’s time to … Read more

Find Your Cause and Then Do Something About It

This year I decided to forego the cold in the Midwest and spend the winter in Florida. Because I’m able to work remotely my decision was easy. Work in my home office wearing sweatpants and shivering or work in T-shirts and soak up the sun. A no-brainer for sure!  I’ve especially enjoyed the key deer, … Read more

Treat Yourself With TLC

You can’t pour from an empty cup. Let me explain. We give so much attention to others: our family, our work, our friends, our commitments that we forget to give a little attention to ourselves. We fill everyone’s cup around us and let ours become bone dry. Being everything to everyone isn’t sustainable.  How much … Read more

15 Simple Ideas To Help Organize Your Life

Are you juggling plates and watching many of them fall at your feet in pieces? Or maybe you’re wearing dozens of hats besides your own. Or, perhaps you feel like a hamster on a wheel and you can’t get off.  Busyness can be exhausting and definitely not conducive to staying organized! When my kids were … Read more

Stop, Look, Ask, Listen, Hear

“Listening is one of the loudest forms of kindness.” Anonymous I sat down last week to write a blog about being a good listener and giving others our full attention and, wouldn’t you know, I was personally put to the test over the weekend and I failed. On several occasions, I found myself engaging in … Read more

Want to Create Good Habits That Stick? Do These 8 Things

I’ve got goals, desires, dreams, and expectations that I’m just itching to check off my list. Have a successful business. Get healthy. Organize my house. I bet you’ve got some goals, desires, dreams, and expectations too. But, just having them is half of the equation. Creating good habits to do those “big things” is the … Read more

2 Things to Do to Help You Have a Great New Year

Many people leap into the new year with resolutions, goals, big plans, big ideas, big dreams, and even a big “one word.”   While any lofty plan is inspiring in and of itself, there are a few things you must do first.  Reflect Before you make future decisions it’s imperative that you remember and reflect on … Read more

No Copycats Allowed: 3 Ways to Get Back to the Real You

Ever notice that even though we all start out as an original, many of us end up as copies? Ugh.  It’s easy to pay so much attention to what others are doing that we lose sight of how unique we are. The seemingly perfect people that hang out on Pinterest, Instagram, Tik Tok, and Facebook … Read more

4 Basic Things That Every Person Needs

We all have emotional needs. No one, not even the most independent, can expect to go through life without needs being met. Emotional needs are feelings, words, or conditions we all must have to feel happy, fulfilled, and at peace.  In our world of hustle and bustle, social media “friendships” and unlimited texting, our basic … Read more