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!
In just under 6 months I will be celebrating my 48th birthday. Birthday celebrations are the ultimate for me and I typically use the entire MONTH to celebrate the fact that God thought enough of me to design only one version. I used to be on the mailing list of every restaurant in my city … Continue reading The Exceptional Weight Loss Plan
Have you ever looked at a successful person and asked yourself "How are they able to get so much done?" Although we all have the same 24 hours, 1440 minutes and 86,400 seconds in a day, many of us spend over 15 hours of it in wasted, unplanned and unproductive time. The most successful people … Continue reading 10 Time Saving Principles for Working Moms
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?
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
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!
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!
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 Wisdom or Worthless Energy?
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!
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?