Shuck This Way to Help Your Holidays

Shuck This Way to Help Your Holidays

I love, love, love the spirit of the holidays. My nose is titillated smelling all the smells like fresh pine needles or cinnamon simmering on the stove. My eyes are dazzled with all the decorations and lights. My belly explodes, both in joy and size, with all the...
WHICH WAY ARE YOU RUNNING?

WHICH WAY ARE YOU RUNNING?

Years ago, I volunteered in the Philippines with children living on the streets doing informal education. Since we did not speak the same language there was a lot of dancing to Low by Flo Rida. The song is especially important because it was that song that reminded me...
STARBUCKS IS MY SPIRITUAL TEACHER

STARBUCKS IS MY SPIRITUAL TEACHER

There I was, ordering my Iced Venti Soy Chai at Starbucks.  My eyes were like a hawk watching the barista make my drink every single day to ensure they were using soy milk.  It was an intense time for me every morning.  It took a lot of focus.  I couldn’t smile at...
What Is Your Third Choice?

What Is Your Third Choice?

Years ago, I was paralyzed making a HUGE decision in my life.  I had been consulting in San Diego and traveling there for the past year and a half from Chicago.  I had fallen in love with EVERYTHING San Diego – the beach, the biking, the slower pace, and so much...
How Do You Want To Be Remembered?

How Do You Want To Be Remembered?

Last week I lost my precious friend, Louis Amoroso, at the age of 45 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.  The picture is at my 40th birthday party where he came not knowing a soul and leaving as friends with...
Make Your ME Dream A WE Dream!

Make Your ME Dream A WE Dream!

My secret goal for my book was 1000 copies.  It felt so big and scary that I didn’t even tell a soul.  Not one person.  Not even myself. Wait, what?  You might be thinking how could she not even know her own dream?  It happened.   I didn’t actually realize it was my...