Gracias Isla Cozumel

Recently, I was blessed to visit Mexico and indulge in the awesomeness of Cozumel. Thank you mi amiga Kim! While we weren’t necessarily off the grid, it was a much-needed and appreciated cultural change. I have never seen so many shades of a smoky blue sky streaked against the mint greens Read more…

Power of positive

Shortly after I started in my new marketing role at Brooks Rehabilitation, one of my colleagues turned me on to Jon Gordon. Gordon is a local motivational speaker and author. She sent me his e-newsletters when his positive messaging resonated with her. Or, perhaps she thought the message might benefit me in Read more…

My 3 words for 2016

Instead of making resolutions, I like to follow Chris Brogan in the practice of selecting 3 words to motivate mind and heart for the new year. I started doing this a few years back. While these words do not guarantee a perfectly charted course for life, they can guide and Read more…

Closing time

About this time last year, I was departing on my annual beach trip with the gals to Ocean Isle (OI) in North Carolina. Two things had happened that would influence the trip and inspire my accompanying blog post. Dr. Maya Angelou had passed. I’d lost my job due to a reduction in Read more…

A bustop filled with rocks and iron art in Scottsdale Arizona

Raising Arizona

Travel. There’s nothing like it to raise awareness and heighten new perspectives in the midst of a changed environment. At my highest point on Camelback Mountain in Phoenix, Arizona   Whether for work or pleasure, travel takes you to a different place and offers the opportunity to meet new people and Read more…