I am so excited to be getting back to a regular posting schedule. Today, Monday, is all about living authentically, renewing your spirit and gratitude. And what better way to do that then living a passionate life? I have always believed that being an intense person meant living a life of passion. At times, the … Continue reading Discovering Your Passions
Hi everyone! I want to thank you all for the suggestions with regards to this blog. I want to thank you also for making 2013 a wonderful year in so many ways. I was able to realize one of my dreams of having my books widely distributed into brick and mortar stores like Barnes and … Continue reading Merry Christmas, Thank You and See you in the New Year!
It's that time again - time for a break and a little renewal. As I get ready to jump into two new projects, I think it is the perfect time to stay offline a bit and just reflect and renew. I am even taking a break on my other blog too! **shocking, right!** This is … Continue reading Taking a little time!
Since October is Bully Prevention Month, I thought I would dedicate the majority of the rest of the month to the topic, covering everything from bullying, to prevention. To start, it only seems fitting to define what a bully is and is not. Bullies come in all shapes and sizes. The National Association of School … Continue reading Bully Prevention Month: What is a Bully
We've all experienced it at one time or another - that overwhelming feeling when you get up and nothing goes right. The children are fighting and LATE to school. You spill coffee on your favorite WHITE shirt moments before an important meeting. You get pulled over for a traffic violation as you leave work, making … Continue reading The Art of a Mini-Vacation
As many of you already know, I am a pretty intense being. I feel passionately about life and all of its many aspects. An artist, an academician, a mother , a wife, and a friend, I bring my intensity to everything. Sometimes this is a good thing. Heck, sometimes it's even great. It is my … Continue reading Letting Go: A Major Step in Renewal
I'm back! I hope everyone had a wonderful break. Mine was, well, less break like than I had intended. But it was a good learning experience. Although I took a break from this blog, I did not take a break from my other blog or writing in general. With back to back book releases over … Continue reading Back From Break with a Confession
Welcome to the second week of the new blog layout. I am really hoping you are enjoying it so far. Today I wanted to talk a little bit about taking breaks - from life, work, the internet, whatever. Last Friday I committed to a healthier life. Of course this weekend, that resolve was immediately tested. … Continue reading The Art of Taking Breaks
I was raised to believe that the natural state of being was, among other things, gratitude. It's something I have worked to cultivate in my life for as long as I can remember, keeping gratitude journals and trying to view every moment as an opportunity. But, as most of us know, practicing gratitude daily can … Continue reading Living Gratefully