Discovering your Family History with Wayne Haston

2020-03-26T06:25:33-07:00Categories: Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Why Study Dead People? This article is based on an interview I had with Dr. Wayne Haston, an expert on discovering family history. So why study dead people? It’s a lonely hobby as it’s so narrowly focused! When Dr. Haston [...]

How to Go from Busyness to Living with Intention at Halftime

2020-03-17T13:51:45-07:00Categories: Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Busyness vs. Intention We hear about the importance of living with intention vs. busyness. However, we equate being busy with being productive and successful. With my family in Georgia, our southern roots said busyness was next to Godliness! What time [...]

Two Most Important Speeches I ever Gave: Eulogy

2020-01-14T15:43:30-08:00Categories: Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , |

Eulogy for Both my ParentsThe two most important speeches I ever gave was the eulogy for both my parents. Before you quit reading this as you think it will be depressing, stay with me. In my background as a professional [...]

Two Generations of Homeschool Parents

2019-12-26T20:30:35-08:00Categories: Goal Setting, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , |

A Growing Trend The definition of homeschooling is the education of children at home by their parents, thus known as homeschool parents. As this trend is not going away anytime soon with over 2.5 million homeschool students grades K-12 and is [...]

Let’s Celebrate Life All Year

2020-01-04T17:01:56-08:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , |

Celebrations: Make them Meaningful and Motivational Celebrations can be a meaningful and uplifting part of life, so let’s celebrate all year! Creating small celebrations on a regular basis make the larger celebrations easier as the act of celebrating becomes a [...]

From Nurse Practioner to Entrepreneur: Four Areas of Focus

2020-01-04T17:21:45-08:00Categories: 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

2020-01-04T17:21:12-08:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lessons to be Learned There 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 [...]

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

2019-10-29T19:58:15-07:00Categories: 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 [...]