Have you ever had to move? Sell a house? Find a house? Find a new place to rent? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you know how difficult it can be. In fact, I’m sure you’re aware that moving is one of the top most stressful things people do. In addition, moving … Read more3 tips to make moving easier
I did it! And your encouragement made it happen!! BIG thank you to the many people who cheered me on to take this big step. Yes, the book I told you about in my pitch last week, the one I’m writing (and have been writing for a few years now) is my SECOND book! So … Read moreAmazon Author Page is Live!
I love my job and one of the reasons is that nearly every day that I work, I eat lunch for at least 30 minutes with my smart, funny, fun colleagues. Turns out eating with your coworkers doesn’t happen that often anymore. NPR did a survey in 2015 that cited that only one in five … Read moreMake lunch a fantastic meal with your coworkers
Do you love water? I do. I hope you love water too!!! Our bodies and this planet are made up mostly of beautiful water. I love water so much that I’m blogging about it. Let’s back up a moment. The other day, I was at the hand therapist. I go because I had my second … Read moreWater is life
I mentioned in my post two weeks ago that I’ve made a writing transition in the book I’m writing. I’ve gone from crafting a “how to” book, namely a book about how to become an endurance athlete in the face of chronic health challenges, to writing a sports memoir book that along the way will … Read moreMoving from “How to” to “Sports Memoir”
Vision Boards speak to the non-verbal part of me, which is why, despite my #1 Love Language being words, I love making Vision Boards. I like speaking to the parts of myself that respond powerfully to images and color. Plus, I love gathering with a group of people annually to make my vision board. I … Read moreVision Board Magic for 2019
Happy New Year! Are you ready??? As I’ve mentioned for a few years now in this blog, I am a big fan of goals and resolutions. 2018 was a good year in most regards. And I am VERY EXCITED about 2019. My #1 big time ambitious goal is to get my book ready and DONE … Read more2019, I am ready for you!!
I work at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and every time I log in to our electronic system, I see notices about things happening on the various campuses. A few weeks ago I saw a notice about a training on Ambiguous Loss by Pauline Boss, PhD. I was curious, as the word ambiguous feels … Read moreNavigating ambiguous loss and estrangement during the holiday season
Have you noticed that losing weight is hard? I sure have. I am not at my ideal weight. I set a goal for this year, 2018, to get my weight back in my ideal range which is about 150 lbs. I’m not at that weight, and I have had to purchase clothing in slightly bigger … Read moreLosing weight while navigating emotional eating in a time of grief
I’m back! Yes, it’s been a tad over two months since I wrote a blog post. I have lots of excuses and as of today, none of them much matter. At long last, I feel ready to resume my weekly posting and I’ve even picked up the editing process on my book. Here’s one explanation … Read moreGetting back in the game after a big time out