From Nurse Practioner to Entrepreneur: Four Areas of Focus

2019-11-28T14:14:05-08:00Categories: Goal Setting, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , |

Holiday Dread When does creating holiday memories turn into holiday dread? Stress, conflict, expectations with crammed schedules and exhaustion make happy holidays turn into harried holidays! You plan your family picture and someone doesn’t show up—or they wore the wrong [...]

Creating Holiday Memories, Not Holiday Dread!

2019-11-21T16:06:41-08:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , |

Holiday DreadWhen does creating holiday memories turn into holiday dread? Stress, conflict, expectations with crammed schedules and exhaustion make happy holidays turn into harried holidays! You plan your family picture and someone doesn’t show up—or they wore the wrong outfit [...]

Six Business Lessons Learned from Real-Life Experience

2019-11-15T09:26:52-08:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , |

Lessons to be LearnedThere are a great many lessons learned in business from those with years of experience. Especially when they share valuable nuts and bolts that will save time, resources and emotional energy. When I interviewed Pat Iyer on [...]

How To Successfully Grow Old Together

2019-11-09T20:44:27-08:00Categories: Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , |

What's it Mean to Grow Old?Looking across at Greg as we said our wedding vows, my thoughts were not on how to successfully grow old together! Rather, my thoughts were on how handsome he was and how glad I was [...]

How to Emotionally Support Your Parents When They Become Your Responsibility

2019-10-29T19:58:15-08:00Categories: Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hindsight is 20/20As both my husband and I have been through the journey of caring for our parents these past years, emotional support for parents and loved ones is a topic I feel is important to approach at halftime. (How [...]

The Mindset of a Grateful Heart

2019-06-03T19:49:51-08:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , |

Grateful HeartA grateful heart is an integral part of a healthy mindset. As I’ve been asked to speak on mindsets quite a bit lately, (one of my talks is entitled Master Your Mental Code (or Mindset), the subject of thankfulness [...]

Chocolate Making as a Desired Lifestyle

2019-05-24T12:48:38-08:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , |

Chocolate Making The passion for chocolate making was so vividly illustrated on a recent trip my husband and I made to Sonoma, California visiting not only wineries, but some of the small shops and businesses in the area. The sign [...]

How to be Proactive not Reactive

2019-06-03T20:03:21-08:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Learning Online, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Be ProactiveReflecting back on my journey leading a non-profit organization this past year has affirmed the importance of being proactive in an organization.  Some thesaurus definitions emphasize the aggressive nature of the term proactive, but I like to focus on the [...]