Mess or Master Piece?

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?

Building Your Influence Right Where You Are

I came across a pretty cool thought when working on my latest Empowerment Word Wednesday for this week.  The word was THRIVE- and two definitions provided best suited my audience of victorious women.  Definition 1- Grow or develop well or vigorously and 2- Prosper or flourish.  I love the culminating definition, in which I created … Continue reading Building Your Influence Right Where You Are

Become a Gold Kinabalu Orchid!

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!

Her Radiance Shifts The Room!

Earlier this year I began a weekly interactive activity with my Facebook Group, Woman Live Ur Journey, called "Word Wednesday".  Word Wednesday is a short Live video giving my female tribe a word of empowerment for the week and an accompanying quote.  These words are designed for her to use in her thoughts, speech and … Continue reading Her Radiance Shifts The Room!

Is she more distracted than informed?

In the world of social media, I'm learning that its more difficult to find and secure REAL people who want to be connected with REAL experiences.  Although I'm fully aware that many use these platforms more as a means of escaping the real world rather than participating in it, I'm still absolutely floored by the … Continue reading Is she more distracted than informed?

Scared to Life!

I am so excited I can hardly contain myself.  In the words of  Julia Roberts, from one of my favorite movies Pretty Woman, "I could almost pee in my pants"! For now I'll just cross my legs instead but you get the general idea.  There's no new man, great job opportunity, fancy foreign car in my … Continue reading Scared to Life!

Have You Checked Your Failure List?

As we move into 2018 I've spent some time in reflection and I've drawn a very specific conclusion; all of my failures have led up to this very moment in which I need to make a decision to either apply the lessons or go back through the cycle of those failures all over again.  No-one typically … Continue reading Have You Checked Your Failure List?

Identity Theft

via Daily Prompt: Identity As a young girl I struggled during my developmental stage with the "Who am I?" inquiry that most teenagers experience.  The difference in my case was that I didn't suffer from being an introvert, shy, lonely type of person.  I was exactly the opposite; confident, extrovert, funny and friendly.  Popularity was … Continue reading Identity Theft

The Power of Focus

If you've ever had to host overnight guest during a Holiday season like Thanksgiving or Christmas then you know the level of planning, cleaning, scheduling and preparation necessary to ensure a successful visit for your family and guests.  When you have a family of your own your normal routine doesn't allow for much room to … Continue reading The Power of Focus

Guarding the Heart!

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!