The Spirit of ’76

Last evening, I had the honor of being a presenter at my 40th high school class reunion. The attendance was phenomenal for our small graduating class from 1976. The energy filled the event room as soon as people starting coming through the door as they recognized old friends and classmates. I joked during my presentation… Read More

Healing Ourselves Through Others

August has been a month of some incredible opportunities for me to witness the power of healing sad hearts and physical issues, by being in the company of other people who were willing to hold the space of love and comfort for others. Earlier this month, I went to Montana with a girlfriend to meet up with… Read More

Being of Service

  Vietnam Memorial Wall at Eagle’s Healing Nest (7/2016) July has been a month of incredible opportunities for me to see what it truly means to be of service to another. Earlier this month, I was given the great honor to be able to speak with some of America’s greatest – our Veterans. I visited… Read More

Grief and Chronic Pain

I have been asked to speak about grief and the injured worker this week at a seminar for workers compensation professionals. Since I have left the corporate world of workers compensation early this year, it has allowed me to view how we deal with people who are injured and in chronic pain a bit differently than… Read More

Affirmations: Believing in Yourself

It has been a month since I have written a post for my blog… highly unusual for this girl who sets timelines and high expectations for herself… In the past few weeks, I reached the last mile-marker on my road to becoming a certified coach. After three years of education, practice and preparation with a… Read More

A Family in Transition…

For Audio Version: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WVR8P9ks It has now been a year since my mom moved into our home. As I reflect back on the past twelve (12) months, I am amazed at where we are today compared to last year… Last year at the age of 90, my mom was showing signs of depression with deteriorating physical… Read More

Not Knowing What to Say Speaks Volumes…

For Audio Version: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/wlD0tmxs As many of you know, I am in the process of writing my first book… a book about grieving the death of a child. As a child born into a grieving family, this is a very personal story yet a story that is shared by many… Last evening, a dear friend of… Read More

A Sales Experience Beyond Expectations…

For Audio Version, click here: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WWJLPgzs This week, I went to a car dealership with our daughter to buy her first new car. As an aside, her first and only car was a used one that my husband and I had purchased eleven years (and 100,000+ miles) ago when she was a senior in high school.… Read More

Leading With The Heart

Listen here for audio version: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WZb2Z0Ds Being “heart-centered” has been in my mind this week… intentionally leading with love in all that I say and do whether it is at home, at work or at play. I began the practice of reading a daily inspirational devotion book this past summer and am now in the middle… Read More

Most Influential Bosses…

“If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.” ~Dolly Parton~ There are shows on Horrible Bosses and shows on Undercover Bosses. The following is my “show” on the Most Influential Bosses that I have worked with during my life:… Read More