Spring Forward

It’s wonderful to have options. It’s also confusing. As I ponder “What’s Next?” for me, I’m struck by the sheer volume of ideas I’ve considered. Traveling (e-biking, hiking, etc.), teaching Zumba, immersing myself in music through playing the organ and singing in...

A New Approach to “Resolutions”

If New Year’s resolutions improved your life in the past, by all means make them. But if you’re like me (and lots of other folks), they energized you for about 2 weeks before you gave up on them.  I say ditch them forever and take a different approach! After all,...

Why We Need Halloween

For a holiday with such vague roots, Halloween has become a huge tradition.  It brings us together and erases our differences.  Yet most folks don’t know or care what it celebrates!  No matter. It’s still an important holiday for us.  We get to feel anticipation and...

The Power of New Experiences

NOTE FROM LINDA September hiking in the mountains.  That’s my idea of a perfect vacation.  So, when my dear friend Pat and I began planning a joint vacation to Italy back in January, that was my criteria. Of course, we were planning for our husbands too, so as our...

Just Do It

When people learn that I do “crossfit-like” workouts outdoors at 6:30am, they often tell me they “could never do that!”  I used to believe that.  And when I went to a reception recently and refused the desserts, a woman standing near me said, “You have such...

Embrace Change!

Lately I’ve been talking with professionals and fellow business owners, and a consistent theme I hear is one of massive change. In fact, I haven’t talked with anyone who says they’re succeeding with tools they used even last year! Shifts in our economic and political...