By now the average person has made a decision to commit to a set of goals, resolutions or strategic steps which they feel will give them the best leverage to achieving success. Vision Boards encourage participants to cut and paste a visual representation of who they want to become, what they want to attain or … Continue reading 7 Steps to Help Achieve Your Vision Board Goals
There's nothing more frustrating to me then to plan my day or week in advance and by Sunday I'm looking at a calendar with unchecked, unresolved, incomplete tasks. The reality however is that we can plan for events and check points but we can never plan for life, emotions and outside influences. It is in … Continue reading Try these five things to get back on track!
If you've ever been pregnant than you know what it's like to have a projected due date and what the anticipation is like for your newest arrival. Maybe family and friends have celebrated your unborn with surprise baby showers, gender reveal parties, or intimate family moments with just dad and the grandparents. You've decorated the … Continue reading Pregnant for Ten Years
These are the beginning steps of the final destination to reach the pinnacle of Crowder's Mountain at the Crowders Mountain State Park. We began the journey at the Linwood Road Access point and chose to take the 0.91 mile hike one way to the 1,705 foot view of the 25 miles of piedmont horizon. I … Continue reading Do this the next time you hike!
When your twelve-year-old asks to bake cookies and you already have your hands full with packing up leftovers and washing dishes after your dinner guests have left, you may opt to respond as I did by simply stating "You are old enough to read the directions and follow instructions. The butter is already soft and … Continue reading Mess or Master Piece?
Many people may suggest that the current age of social media is a prime opportunity to pursue a new relationship or meet someone who they would otherwise never run into in person. I agree that it opens doors to expand ones' horizons on the dating scene but it can also be very misleading, deceptive and … Continue reading Warning signs of Internet Love Scams!
Depending on your age and the area of the country in which you were raised, your memories of "throw backs" from child could vary vastly from the illustration assigned to this post. Tonight I took my 12-year-old and his friends roller skating for this birthday. It's difficult to find roller rinks in 2018 and if … Continue reading Throwback to Yester Year!
Rothschild's Slipper Orchid is the most expensive orchid in the world. Nicknamed "Gold of Kinabalu Orchid", it grows on the slope of Mt. Kinabalu in Malaysia and is an endangered species. It is illegal to pick the Orchid even though there may be a few still accessible at the Kinabalu National Park so if you … Continue reading Become a Gold Kinabalu Orchid!
One of my greatest fears following my 17 year marriage was that I didn't become bitter! I knew I had been wronged, mishandled, lied too and cheated on but I was determined not to become a bitter divorced woman. It took quite some time before I would open up and allow myself to be courted … Continue reading Guarding the Heart!
Today I had the honor and privilege to do a mountain hike of Crowder's Mountain NC with my seventeen year old daughter, my girlfriend for her 45th birthday and 3 additional ladies that I met for the first time this morning. It had been 22 years since the last time I hiked and I … Continue reading The PINNACLE Only Comes with the CLIMB!