How many times a day do we ask the question "how much does it cost?" Usually we mean a monetary amount. In fact, I daresay that we rarely examine how much a decision will require of us to invest in all areas of life. Cost: the outlay or expenditure (as of effort or sacrifice) made… Continue reading How much does it cost?
I used to look at adults and think they had it all figured out. It seemed adulthood was rather boring. And then...as all things, I entered into adulthood where there are surprises around every corner if you are watchful. Oh to be a life-long learner. This past year, I have felt and understood and been… Continue reading Friday Fives: Surprises in Adult Life
Are you ever just paralyzed? You know you need to get moving in 10 different directions. You understand that, and yet, the sheer volume of purpose and energy needed bring heaviness to your limbs and a panic response in your brain and heart. Sometimes we do not know where to start just that we “should.”… Continue reading Analysis Paralysis
I have a big pile of different projects, notebooks, skincare products, paints and random McDonald's toys on my dining room table. Every time I walk past, I shake my head and say "that's what my brain feels like right now." So many thoughts that need a day or ten to be sifted through, tidied up,… Continue reading 5 Words
There is nothing that makes you NEED to deal with your junk as much as being a leader. Whether it is in your family, an organization, a team, a business, or a small group, there are various ways we lead. It is fun to start something, but getting into the midst and dealing with people… Continue reading the need in lead
We live in a world with images of the woman next door, her home, her kingdom, her power. Branding, lighting, taglines, followings, messages...tools to promote that can also enslave. We have filters at our fingertips. Truthfully, people can present themselves any way they want in our digital age. In fact, the pursuit of promotion in… Continue reading Glossy or Matte?
Where we choose to turn our heart slowly makes us what we are... This was what I wrote on Facebook February 8, 2011. What a precursor to the life that was coming like a freight train. At almost 36, I was six months pregnant with my first LONG awaited child. In the next 8 months,… Continue reading the slow turn