Life Lessons From Judge Judy


I recently had the opportunity to hear Judge Judy speak at a women’s event. I admit, I don’t watch The Judge Judy show which has been on air for 20 years, but I heard she is quite the character and a dynamic speaker, so I was eager to go. She did not disappoint. I left […]

How Will You Give Back On #GivingTuesday?


Following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, is one of the most important days kicking off the holiday season: Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 is Giving Tuesday, celebrating generosity and giving back in any way that you can. This video provides countless fabulous ideas for giving back: I am so inspired by all the wonderful, moving […]

My #1 New Year’s Resolution

Like a lot people at the end of every year, I make a list of New Year’s Resolutions. This is something I look forward to every year and usually with great enthusiasm. Usually, this involves a lot of cutting and pasting from the previous year: Talk on the phone instead of text, read more, workout […]

Writer’s Block: When Life Gets In The Way Of Inspiration


Some mornings I can’t wait to jump out of bed to write, even if it’s just a Facebook or Twitter update. And some days, well, I feel I’ve lost touch with my writing mojo – that spark to create something that excites me. I forget this is my playground that I created and I can […]

Aging Gracefully? Oh, Hell No!

This is what almost 50 feels like

In a few short months I have a birthday coming up. No, it’s not the big one. But, I’m getting so close I can almost feel it’s hot breath whispering in my ear. I am holding onto my 40’s by a thread. When the day comes that I do turn 50 – I mean 49+1 […]

6 Things I Would Tell My 20-Year-Old Self

if u could not fail

At twenty I was like many kids at that age: A youthful mixture of  bravado and immaturity. Every thing seemed SO important. EVERY decision was larger than life. Yet honestly, I didn’t have a clue who I was. In reality, I was just a girl who would struggle with frizzy hair for almost forty years […]