Choosing A Legacy

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Everyone has a story . . . and each one of us, at some point in life, experiences something so unique, so personal that it changes us forever.  This experience can be positive or negative . . . it’s all in how you perceive it.  The question is – does it keep you in the past or does it move you forward?”

I thought I knew and understood my warm, soft-spoken, peace-filled Mother.  What I discovered while making a short documentary for a film class (a few years before her 2007 passing), is that she embodied incredible qualities that went undetected until she spoke and shared a life defining story that took us to Poland and World War II.  [Read more…]

Given Up Making Resolutions


Yes, it’s true. I’ve given up making traditional resolutions!  For many years, instead of declaring a New Year’s resolution, I place my attention on creating an intent for the year through a single word.

An intent is more than a goal . . . it’s the driving force that fuels the overall experience and results you desire in your life – personally and professionallyIntent means knowing what you want to experience and directing your actions toward that outcome. By simply stating an intent, you gain the support of your subconscious mind to create an outcome that aligns with you.

This “New Year” approach is simple, fun to do and involves selecting a word (or two) that most resonates with you. It’s more of an art than a science.  [Read more…]

Face-to-Face With F.E.A.R.

As an entrepreneur, I love travel especially when there’s an opportunity to mix business with pleasure. That’s why I’m really excited about attending Caterina Rando’s “Breakthrough Luxury Retreat” in California later this month.

I’m looking forward to meeting and mingling with other like-minded businesswomen who are also ready to experience a quantum leap, toward living their ideal personal and professional life.  What I’m not so sure about is – one of the planned activities, a Napa Valley hot air balloon ride.   Although I love the idea of gently and peacefully soaring over lush vineyards and world-famous wineries, the thought of being in a “small open basket” attached to a colorful balloon terrifies me.

Here’s the skinny, a truth only a few people know about me . . . [Read more…]

No Such Thing As Coincidence

I’m a huge fan of New York Times bestselling author, Cheryl Richardson and fully subscribe to her philosophy on life.

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About 25 years ago, Cheryl made a decision to wake up and alter the direction of her life.  In Cheryl’s words, “This set in motion a series of events that proved to me there are no coincidences. Every event we experience and every person we meet has been [Read more…]