I had the wonderful opportunity to see Michelle Obama on her book tour for Becoming. It was simply amazing. She posed the question to us all: Who are You Becoming? To me, the answer is--Yourself. As time goes on, it has gotten crystal clear to me that being true to yourself is the key to … Continue reading Becoming Yourself
Happy New Year! Thank you to everyone for your very kind calls, texts, cards and prayers on the passing of my beloved Mom last month. As I continue to miss my Mom dearly, one lesson she taught me was to stay active. Mom used to walk three miles every day with one of her girlfriends … Continue reading Being Healthy is My Legacy
As Christmas approaches, I’m reflecting on the fabulous Thanksgiving holiday full of food, family, laughter and love that I had with my family. It was crystal clear to me that times like this are to be cherished. Moments of happiness aren't to be taken for granted, because in a heartbeat life can permanently change. Accidents, … Continue reading Cherish the Time – For Real
There's a universal law that never changes...time marches on. As I've just had a fabulous Thanksgiving holiday full of food, family, laughter and love, it was crystal clear to me that times like this are to be cherished. Moments of happiness aren't to be taken for granted, because in a heartbeat life can permanently change. … Continue reading Cherish The Time
As we approach Thanksgiving and the holiday season, it's a good time for reflection on Gratefulness. I'm so grateful and thankful for God's grace. Family and friends are gathering to share bonds of love. So much is happening in the world today that could be otherwise for me, you and countless others. The daily news … Continue reading The Power of Gratefulness
This summer I hurt my shoulder, and couldn't lift heavy weights. I had to adjust my fitness routine to a different pace. One of my BFFs from grade school days, Lydia, came to visit, and she's a yoga enthusiast at 65. Looks great. During her visit, she got on the floor and stretched for 15 … Continue reading Stretch Yourself – Good for Your Body and Mind
As I reflect on the results of the mid-term elections, I felt compelled to share a poem I wrote over twenty years ago. I wrote it when a friend came over after a devastating break up. And some of the losses last night were very hard to accept. But sometimes in life, we have to … Continue reading Press On!
Are you considering a major change in your life? It can seem daunting. Should I start that business? Move to another city? Try a different career? Well, you are reinventing yourself. Like a caterpillar shedding it’s skin in order to emerge as a butterfly, we shed our skins several times at different stages of life. … Continue reading Reinvention is a Choice.
It's interesting. This process of Sizzling. To me, it is so much more than how I look. It's how I feel about my life, and the many aspects of it. You see, there's is so much to live for. It's about consistently making the decision to step toward the good. Step toward God's gifts inside … Continue reading Tap Into Your Juice
There comes a time. At each stage of life, you shift. Priorities, plans, dreams. You rearrange the chairs on the deck to fit the motion of the ocean. Always pressing on, but pressing in a different way. You sail on while things calibrate, energy moves, and then exciting horizons can appear. I'm shifting gears now. … Continue reading Shift Happens