Do you encourage or doubt your friends?

Your life is an occasion. Rise to it. – Suzanne Weyn Many times when we make a change, try something new or speak a dream or goal out loud that is new to… Continue reading

Dreams and goals deserve discipline

“Good habits are worth being fanatical about.” ― John Irving Tomorrow I START a new thing… daily. Which is different than dabbling in it from time to time.  I will start working out… Continue reading

Step off the wheel.

Step off the wheel. Just take a moment and collect your thoughts. Remember, this is your life to live. It’s halfway through 2013. Did you have goals at the beginning of the year?… Continue reading

Morning. Also Known As Me Time.

It’s true. I am a morning person. Mornings are amazingly quiet. They are a time to be reflective. Mornings are a gift; a new start we are given every morning. Additionally, my family… Continue reading

My only regret is that I waited

“But until a person can say deeply and honestly, “I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday,” that person cannot say, “I choose otherwise.”  ― Stephen R. Covey… Continue reading

The burden and joy of being MOM

This Mother’s Day I have so much to be thankful for. My mom continues to be an amazing influence in my life and now also for my daughter. I have a lovely mother… Continue reading

Life is waiting outside your comfort zone

My comfort zone was my couch, lots of season passes on TiVo, and “comfort” food. How nice to rest at the end of the day and catch up on some reality show where… Continue reading

Escape Average. Start.

It’s time to escape average. It’s time to start. One of my recent favorite books releases today. I’ve been waiting for this for a few months. I attended the preview of the book… Continue reading

What’s your Mt. Everest?

I am not a mountain climber. At least not literally. I feel like I have climbed a few metaphorical mountains… and still yet more in front of me. Everest is a useful and… Continue reading

Guess what? You are an artist.

My parents did a number of things right… one was telling my sisters and I we could do or be anything and that we were artists. They gave us the freedom to explore… Continue reading