A new year, a new mindfulness practice.

Our thoughts and our actions influence our reality. And while we cannot predict or control a lot of what happens throughout our day, how we respond can make all the difference. And this difference starts with our being mindful, open, aware. Every day for years now, I have been receiving an email from Regena Thomashauer, also known […]

Four Ways to Give Last Minute Lucy the Boot

If I had an evil twin, her name would be Lucy. That’s right, Last Minute Lucy, and while she claimed to be highly motived, extremely efficient, and a team player, in truth she was my nemesis. I’ll admit, Lucy and I both love a deadline.  I love the motivation and energy of getting things done.  I think Lucy was just […]

How To Say YES with NO

I am not alone here, I know, we are bombarded by requests for our time, our space, our resources (financial and otherwise) constantly. Buy this, take that, do this, have more… the list goes on. Often time we say yes. Ok. Sure. Why not? Especially if it is free. Besides, it is easier to say yes and […]

5 Simple Strategies To Overcome Inertia Now

Have the words “Are you stuck?” really appeared multiple times in the subject line of my email over the past month, or does that just describe what I‘ve been feeling lately? Maybe it’s similar to noticing Ford Transit Connects driving around when I was considering a new ride. Awareness attracts. You see, I have a […]

Plan B

“Things not going according to plan? Let your inner plan B emerge and follow that like it was meant to be.” I am a firm believer in Plan B. Plan B crops up for me when I am full on working Plan A. And it’s not happening. At some point it occurs to me, there […]

Play It By Ear

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? While we can’t say yes to everything we have ever wanted to do, we are never too old (or too young for that matter), to follow the path of our passion. My brother pointed out that I am now the same age as the speed […]