September- one of my favorite months! Back to school time always reminds me that it's time to start a new chapter in my life. I've been on an academic calendar most of my life (as a student, mother and educator) and it's always been important to me to set September goals. READ MORE
Years That Answer
"There are Years That Ask Questions and Years That Answer." I love this quote by Zora Neal Hurston, the anthropologist, writer and a leader of the Harlem Renaissance. 🦋 Flexibility is, I think, an underrated virtue we have. READ MORE
I've Got This!
What does your inner voice sound like? Are you predominately positive or negative? Many of us probably don’t realize just how often we engage in negative self-talk. You know, that little voice inside your head that tells you that you’ve said something “stupid,” or that you’re “fat,” or not capable of doing something that you want to do. READ MORE
Disappointments Are Inevitable
Unfortunately, disappointing things happen to all of us. We don’t get that promotion we were anticipating. A wonderful relationship turns bad. Loved ones become very ill. Our bank account dissatisfies us; our children dumbfound us . . . and the list goes on and on. READ MORE
Why hire a Life Coach?
Having your own personal coach provides you with an edge, enabling you to go from being great to being extraordinary. When you make a commitment to yourself by hiring a life coach READ MORE
Easter is a time of reflection for many of us. Love, sacrifice and rebirth abound in all of our lives. I am so grateful for all of the joy and love in my life. Yes, and the personal sacrifices. They’ve kept me human and grounded and made the successes sweeter. READ MORE
Mindfulness Any Day
Mindfulness is a mental state that you achieve by focusing on your awareness of the present moment while calmly acknowledging and accepting your own feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations without any judgments. You hear people mention “mindfulness” a lot more these days and I think it is because we live in such a high paced, distracted, multi-tasking, screen-focused, LOUD world. READ MORE
Relaxation is for Everybody!
After a long day of work it's time to play! Did you leave yourself time to unwind? Five simple ways to turn off your work day and tune in to your leisure time. READ MORE
Who is yours? Who is the person you run your hopes, dreams, and ideas by? Do they listen and provide you sound advice and encouragement or do they just blithely answer “yes, dear, whatever you want.”? Or do you not have an accountability partner? READ MORE
Love, Self Confidence and Your Journey in Life
We’re all on our own individual journeys through life; having a loving, committed partner makes that journey so much sweeter. Most adults seek love, happiness, friendship, acceptance, and sexual connection in order to maximize the joy and output in their lives. Without healthy self-esteem maintaining good relationships isn’t always easy. If you are fortunate enough to find the right person to share your life with, how do you mindfully nurture and honor that relationship? READ MORE
Hello World! I Present to you my BEST Self!
I was talking to my dear, beautiful friend recently and trying to help her mentally navigate out of a slight slump she’s going through. She’s lost her mojo and wondering why, in her early 50s, she’s feeling so jaded about the dating scene and she’s not happy with the way she’s feeling these days. While over the course of the past year or more she did have a few fun dates a couple that she met on Match, her take away from trying out the online dating world was that it’s just not worth it and so she deleted her account several months ago. READ MORE