Becoming an athlete was no easy task for me. In fact, much of how good my life is now has been hard won. I am profoundly grateful that no longer do I believe that everything in life must be difficult to achieve. In fact, I’m noticing that some things can actually be easy! Last week … Read more4 easy steps to change your beliefs
At the last ever Jeff Goins Tribe Conference last weekend in Franklin, Tennessee, one of the speakers asked us if we remembered how to dream. The speaker was Cliff Ravenscraft, and for many years Cliff was known as the Podcast Answer Man. His opening was: All human behavior is driven by belief. All beliefs have … Read moreHave you forgotten how to dream?
Do you like to volunteer? I’ve noticed that I tend to make close friendships with people who enjoy volunteering. I was assessing my current volunteering efforts, and I realized that one of my current all-time favorite volunteering efforts is with Personal Ink, P.ink Tattoo Day MSP. Personal Ink is a program of FCancer (let’sFcancer) that … Read morePersonal Ink Tattoo Day coming again to Minneapolis in 2019!
Opening Note May is Mental Health Month, and this article is in honor of this month, plus it’s my birthday month, and I’m glad to still celebrate birthdays! This is an extra-long post. As a warning, I tell you the story of my suicide attempt. This is 100% from my point of view. It has … Read moreA suicide attempt story by a woman who is grateful to be alive
In two days, on May 12th, I will celebrate turning 54 years old. I have to laugh. I never thought I would ever be this old. Can you relate?!!! Officially, I am middle aged. Or a Crone. As many people my age declare, I don’t feel this old! After all, aging is simply the turning … Read moreCelebrate another turn around the sun!
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”