In my early seventies am I really going to be gunning to get that second home, crank out an Iron Man, buy a boat, publish a book? I still have those last 30 years, the third book in the trilogy, what I call the 3rd 3rd of life. How to use that last thirty years given that
Identity Is Only Thought Deep
What if you stepped into a new identity, a money-saving, organized super skin that doesn’t fear taking action or taking a relationship chance? Would embracing that identity change not just your thoughts, but your habits and your character?
Elements of Style
Count me somewhere between a Fashionista and a Fashion-notsa. If I can get to ‘well put together’ that’s good enough for me. To get to 'well put together,' I curated my own 5 Elements of Style.
How? It’s the Best Question
I learned so much that day. I learned firsthand the amazing power of How. How turned disdain to connection in one syllable.
The Decision is Already Made: A Tool
How many times have you told yourself you were going to change? Did you? I use this tool to help me keep the promises I make to myself.
Accepting a Gift: A Tip
A few days before, it seems, I had done a neighbor a little favor. What it was I don’t even recall. It was nothing. And there she was, thanking me in person and offering me a cake.
How to Avoid the Dark Whole of Doughnuts
Standing in a breakroom yesterday, waiting for my turn at the coffee maker, someone pointed to the box of donuts on the table someone had brought in for our team to enjoy.
How to Stiff Arm Dessert
It’s a truth universally acknowledged, that you reach the point in life when you can’t eat desserts like you used to. To help myself out, I developed the 3-Bite Rule.
Adulting – 5 Simple Steps to Actual Adulting
My 26 year-old daughter said to me the other day, “Adulting is hard.” I’m not sure when being an adult became a verb linguistically, but in real life, it has always been a verb. Being an adult is just that – a state of being, not to be confused with a numerical age. So, since... Continue Reading →
The Right Thing is the Hard Thing
I always tell my kids that if they need help determining what's the right thing to do when faced with making a difficult choice, the right thing to do is almost always 'the hard thing.' When weighing your choices, the right one is the one that you want to run away from. It's the choice... Continue Reading →