Being Creative |

Being Creative

Anytime, I feel my creativity waning, I take a step back and assess two things: How much time have I spent (1.) scrolling on social… [Continue Reading]

Seven Years |

If I Only Had Seven Good Years Left

I am about the same age today, that my mom was in this picture. She had seven “good” years left before the symptoms of Lewy… [Continue Reading]

Do For Others |

What Are You Doing for Others

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?”” — Martin Luther King, Jr. I don’t know about you, but sometimes… [Continue Reading]

Go With the Flow |

Only Dead Fish Go with the Flow

I once showed up at an event in a cute and trendy maxi-dress even though I was supposed to be wearing a branded t-shirt. I… [Continue Reading]

Just Say No |

Just Say No

As of late, I’ve had several conversations with friends who are so overwhelmed because they can’t say no. I get that it feels good to… [Continue Reading]

Just Say No |

Just Say No

My middle name is perseverance. Actually, it’s Rae after my father and grandfather. But, that’s neither here nor there. Growing up, any time I asked… [Continue Reading]

You Matter |

You Matter

You matter even more than you know. And someone, somewhere, is waiting for you to show up today!!! It’s not the whoIt’s not the doIt’s… [Continue Reading]

Give Up Being a Caterpillar |

Give Up Being a Caterpillar

I am reading a book called Secrets of Six-Figure Women. The author interviewed women who make six-figure incomes (or more), in different industries with various… [Continue Reading]

Pout Pout Fish |

Pout Pout Fish

Listen, we all have pout pout fish in our life. They bring us down every time they swim around. I’m here to tell you, boundaries… [Continue Reading]

How to Have a Good Day |

How To Have a Good Day

Over the weekend Tom and I stopped at the bookstore to peruse books (one of our favorite things), drink coffee (another of our favorite things), and do… [Continue Reading]

I Like Big Butts

A few weeks back, shortly after picking up our grandson, he burst out into song in the car. “I LIKE big butts and I cannot… [Continue Reading]

Do More |

Do More

I’ve been pretty much laid up in bed since Saturday with an upper respiratory virus. Believe you me, this is NOT how I wanted to… [Continue Reading]

Free Advice |

Free Advice

Friend, stop saying mean things about yourself to yourself. Seriously, stop it. If we are going to do BRAVE things together and encourage each other… [Continue Reading]

I am |

I Am…

It wasn’t all that long ago that I was drowning by the weight of what others said about me. And if I was drowning then,… [Continue Reading]

Youer Than You |

Youer Than You

A great philosopher by the name of Dr. Seuss once said, “Today you are YOU, that is truer than true. There is no one alive… [Continue Reading]

Perfection Procrastination Fear |

Perfection, Procrastination, Fear

I’m an all or nothing type of gal. I also tend to be a wee bit of a perfectionist. Which means, if I can’t give… [Continue Reading]

Confidence Problem |

Confidence Problem

I get stopped all the time, when out and about, by women who compliment me on my hair followed by a, “I wish I could… [Continue Reading]

Why I Blog

Way back when, what really seems like a lifetime ago, I was working as a fitness professional coaching clients; leading them to better health via… [Continue Reading]

High Five |

Psychology of the High Five

Yesterday, I was looking for a “high-five” picture on a stock photo site I frequent, for our business. After several moments of frustration, Tom suggested I take… [Continue Reading]

How To Be Happy |

How To Be Happy

At our company convention a few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of learning from happiness researcher, and author of The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Acher…. [Continue Reading]