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Blinders Help You See

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Healthy mind, Passion & Purpose

“Ninety percent of my game is mental. It’s my concentration that has gotten me this far.” – Chris Evert I always thought blinders on horses were cruel, but I’m having second thoughts. As ... (read more)

Remembering Two Kinds of Heroes

This post is filed under: Family, Holidays, Passion & Purpose

This Memorial Day I want to share a story that is very close to my heart. This story is about a mother (my cousin Mary) and her son Ryan, a ... (read more)

Discover Your Unique Voice

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Fun & Adventure, Healthy mind, Mental Illness, Midlife, Midlifestylers, Passion & Purpose, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

As a singer and songwriter, I have tried many different styles of music in the quest to find my own “personal sound.” As with most people just starting out in their ... (read more)

Year Round Gratitude

This post is filed under: Passion & Purpose

That first November after my mother died was difficult. November was her birthday month. I couldn’t stop thinking about her, and the thoughts were complicated, much like our relationship. There was ... (read more)

My Blogaversary & my (BHAG) Big Hairy Audacious Goal

This post is filed under: Blog Hop, Book Review, Fun & Adventure, Midlife, Midlifestylers, Over iT, Passion & Purpose, Reinvention, Relationships

Just two short years ago I began a blog. Technically this is my Blogaversary!  I’ve had so much fun these past few years writing and have enjoyed the encouragement and ... (read more)

Veterans Day & Two Kinds of Heroes

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Healthy mind, Holidays, Passion & Purpose, Soul & Spirit

Last year I shared a story about service and giving back that is very close to my heart. This story is about a mother (my cousin Mary) and her son ... (read more)

From Empty Nest to Full House

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Midlife, Midlifestylers, New Book, Over iT, Passion & Purpose, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

Our youngest is only a year from graduating—between school, work and an active social life, he's seldom home. Since our three older children flew the coop years ago, my husband ... (read more)

One Super Busy Thankful Lady?

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Fun & Adventure, Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating, Holidays, Midlife, Midlifestylers, New Book, Over iT, Passion & Purpose, Reinvention, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

Today I realized that there are only 7 more weeks left in 2014. Where did time go? It definitely has wings and often moves like a tornado.  The vibrant autumn ... (read more)

Brace for the Final Kiss

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Fun & Adventure, Healthy mind, Midlife, Passion & Purpose, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

My sweet mother passed away on October 18th of three years ago year. I miss her and thank God for her role in my life. Three years ago October 17th, I ... (read more)

Shape-Shifting Halloween & The Female Body

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Exercise, Fun & Adventure, Health & Wellness, Healthy mind, Holidays, Midlife, Midlifestylers, New Book, Over iT, Passion & Purpose, Reinvention, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

As Halloween approaches I’ve decided that I don’t need to run out to the costume store. I already have a new costume.  My body is creating one for me right ... (read more)

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