5 AMAZING FACTS YOU CAN LEARN FROM YOURSELF

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Today is everyday. And everyday is an opportunity to learn something fabulous about who you are. Think of your life as a giant goodie basket. You can use everything in this goodie basket to your advantage, such as taking on life’s challenges head on, meeting important needs or finding personal and professional success. Life is a […]

FEED YOURSELF DURING THE HOLIDAYS

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FEED yourself during the holidays, and I’m not referring to the good old turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie. I’m referring to spiritual food – the substance of the soul that enriches your life, brings you peace, love and a whole lot of joy. FEED stands for: Fulfillment, Equilibrium, Energy and Direction. We all want those […]

If Not Now, When?

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You’ve all heard the phrase so many times it has become a universal mantra:  If not now, when. I said that same mantra to myself in March, 1984. I was standing backstage at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego and waiting for my cue to go on stage. The woman in front of me […]

The Path to Creative Living: Be Vulnerable

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I heard Dr. Brene Brown give a speech on the topic of vulnerability in a TEDTalk. She made the point that to be vulnerable is to have real strength and not just the old-fashioned muscle strength. From personal experience, Dr. Brown related that getting in touch with her extensive emotional palate allowed her to realize a […]

A Moment of Clarity, Finally

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I was visiting son #2 in Austin the last 6 days.  I like to visit my sons as much as possible and get the lay of the land – how they are feeling and how my grandchildren are getting along.  Since one son lives in Las Vegas and one in Austin, I have permanent travel […]

Cruising For A Bruising

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I had trepidations about my cruise to Alaska on the Norwegian Pearl leaving on July 7th.  A week on the water with four excursions felt redundant and claustrophobic. Something about ships and small windows. And no, I didn’t have room with a balcony. My roommate and I were on Deck 5, not the lower depths […]

Lessons My Mother Taught Me For Lifelong Vitality

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Texas Women In Business, a business group  in Austin, Texas, provided me the opportunity to present a program on lessons my mother taught me for lifelong vitality. I have always been truly inspired by my amazing mother, Estelle Moran. Estelle lived a fully creative and empowering life. My mother taught me many lessons throughout my […]