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A Valentine’s Wish For You

Valentine’s Day is here and while I personally appreciate any holiday that allows me to raise a glass and cheers, I know not everyone’s a fan of today.

Since we were kids, Valentine’s Day has been associated with love. Not just any love, but off the charts romantic, soulmate, I’ll cross rivers, slay dragons, love you forever and ever kind of 80’s rock ballad inspiring love.

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Three Musts for Love’s Sake

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I’m switching gears this week to talk about one of my favorite subjects–love.

Commonly known these days as, “a greeting card holiday” or, “SAD” (single awareness day) the story behind Valentine’s Day is cloudy, but earnest. The most popular legend dates back to the third century in Rome.

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The Sweetness of Doing Nothing and Four More Life Lessons I Learned in Italy

There’s a saying in Italy, “Dolce far niente.” Translated it means, the sweetness of doing nothing.

I was introduced to this saying by an Italian gentleman I had the pleasure of sharing a bench with one crisp October afternoon in Florence, Italy.

One of my favorite things about traveling is what I learn, and not only about other cultures, but about myself.

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The Secret to Reaching Your Goals

A New Year is like a blank page we can fill with whatever we choose. We’re motivated and determined that this is our year! We decide on our goals whole-heartedly believing we can do this. But then a week or two pass, our enthusiasm begins to wane and we tuck our sweet...

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A Simple Way to Spread the Word and Be Heard

I love being an entrepreneur and a writer, cloudy days, challenges and all.

There are so many incredible people in this group who also are entrepreneurs, authors and artists, that today I’d like to share something truly game changing for your business and life.

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Make Time for What Matters Most

We’ve officially entered the most wonderful time of the year, which for many of us feels more like the craziest time of the year.

From stringing lights to wrapping gifts and mailing out cards, there’s so much on our plates around the holidays it’s easy to get carried away and forget to make time for what matters most.

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3 Ways to Avoid Holiday Overwhelm

The holiday season is officially upon us. Christmas trees are being decorated, gifts wrapped in shiny paper and calendars are filling up with festivities.

It’s a magical time of year full of merriment and also a time when many of us sink into a state of overwhelm.

To keep the “Happy” in your holidays this year here are 3 ways to avoid holiday overwhelm:

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We’re All Going Through It

Last month I took a trip to Italy. (That is once I got an emergency passport replacement after my puppy, Harper, ate my original the night before I was supposed to leave.)

There’s so much I want to share with you about the beauty and blessings, adventures and lessons I experienced. Today though, I want to tell you about the most challenging part of my journey.

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