Butter Beans

OK, I realize this sounds like a strange topic for a blog. I love to watch the cooking channels and as I sit and watch Chef Vivian shell butter beans, it makes me think how therapeutic such a task can be on many levels. First, you are at one with nature, taking something that someone […]

Smile today

Smile often today! It costs nothing and can totally make someone’s day!

Need a new year to make changes?

You know, you don’t have to wait until the beginning of a new calendar year, or even week or month, to decide to change something. You can make that decision any day, any time. I know someone who, on her birthday every year, works out and concentrates on what changes she wants to make in […]

Time for me to fly

As the end of 2017 approaches, I reflect on the big things that happened this year. Once in a while, when I get into a funk that I’m not progressing or moving forward in some area, I make myself just stop and think about what I have accomplished. I finally opened the Focus Center on […]

Vision Boards

I just hosted a Vision Board workshop. It’s such a fun thing to do with your friends! Everybody comes over with a piece of poster board, glue, scissors and a stack of magazines (it helps to tell them a few months ahead to start saving them). When everyone shows up, you have this great assortment […]

Success is a Team Effort

A new friend of mine read me a great quote recently. This wise man said, “Success always takes help. Failure is done alone”. I know that in the past, I didn’t accept help from people very well. I wanted to do it on my own, my way. Well I learned two things in the last […]

Taking a Time Out

Do you ever experience times when you just want to stop and scream, “I need a break!”? Life gets so busy. And most of the time, you can’t just walk away and say, “I’m done now”. But, you can make a habit of taking a time out, even just for 2 minutes, to “reboot”. I […]