Note: I was not paid for this post but my ticket to ShiftCon2018 will be comped in exchange for volunteering at the convention; however my opinions are my own. Nearly two years ago, I signed up to go to ShiftCon. I’m not sure why I did it. I think someone posted the information about ShiftCon… Continue reading #ShiftCon2018 is Coming & I’m GOING!
I’ve been sitting on my couch staring at a blinking cursor for a while now. I’ve been on Facebook four or five times, scrolling through Twitter far too many times to count, and have sipped several cups of coffee while the cursor consistently blinks in the background; these are the only words I’ve written in… Continue reading Childhood Fears Still With Me Sometimes
What was initially a joke has turned out to be a yearly tradition. Let me explain. About 5 years ago, my daughter, Madison, brought home a flyer for a trip to Turkey and Greece from school. The trip was for an EF Tour that two of her middle school teachers were leading. She handed it… Continue reading World Travel is No Joke
We are one week into July and I know I’m a little bit late for this post; however, I’ve recently returned from a trip to Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and England and I’m feeling the effects of jet lag but it is one of the reasons to smile in June. Without further ado, here are the… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile in June 2017
The other day I did something so stupid that I had to laugh through the pain. I was half-awake (or half-asleep for the more pessimistic among us) and had just boiled some water in my electric kettle for coffee. I was preparing to put the hot water into a French press cuz once you have… Continue reading Feel the Burn But Not for Long!
I’m coming in late for the Find Your Awesome challenge. I started it last month and then lost my steam. The Find Your Awesome Challenge is 30 days of self love created by author, Judy Clement Wall. This challenge is difficult for me to try to fulfill since I’m mostly filled with self-mehing but in… Continue reading Gratitude: Where I Name Names
Although this month was a hit-and-miss finding reasons to smile, I did manage to find 6 reasons to smile in May. The first reason to smile was that I celebrated an anniversary of sorts. 30 years ago this month, I landed in California. 30 years! Unfortunately I’ve recently begun dreaming of the day I can… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile in May 2017