A Good Life

Last night I took a yoga class hoping to align my aching back and settle my mind. Still, I went to bed thinking of the unspeakable killing of Jordan’s 27-year-old pilot, Lt. Moath al-Kasasbeh.  It is heartbreaking.  From what his father said, Moath lived a good life.  He was one of eight children, and he Read more about A Good Life[…]

Finding One's Purpose

7 Creative Questions To Find Your purpose

Drinking a dreadful glass of red wine – Stella Rosa from Trader Joe’s.  Note To Self – drinking wine that froths when poured might be hazardous.  Anyway, it’s what I got so down it goes. Cheers to 2015.  I’m craving creativity with a bit more structure.  After years of living like a gypsy, this year Read more about 7 Creative Questions To Find Your purpose[…]

Break the silence

Recently I had a business meeting with a national Conference Chair for a women’s trade association during which she shared disturbing news about a few women leaders within the conference committee who fear their keynote speaker (a women’s rights advocate) would be too controversial. On one hand, I get it.  Even in 2015 the topic Read more about Break the silence[…]

Designing Military Tag

Love is in the details

Last night while attending the Society of Women Engineers meeting at BuildIt Workspace – Yes, I crashed that event! 😉 – my engineering ignorance came to mind: Designing tags will be so easy.  NOT! Not all adhesives stick. Not all paint covers.  Prototype templates need designing. Measurements must be calculated, chemicals must be measured.   Let’s Read more about Love is in the details[…]

Honoring the Military

Back in July, feeling a bit patriotic and wanting to honor my Dad and nephew for their military service, I created an emergency ID out of military dog tags. When doing so the store made two; one with my name spelled correctly and one with it misspelled. Could I re-purpose a ruined military ID? Well, Read more about Honoring the Military[…]

Casey Gerald

Casey Gerald; We’ve Got More Work To Do

Today I watched Casey Gerald’s speech to the Harvard Business School class of 2014.  His message touched on the commitment one makes to transform their life, their world.  His message was simple; We’ve got more work to do. His call to action – We’ve got more work to do – was a combination of Dr. Read more about Casey Gerald; We’ve Got More Work To Do[…]

Trust

Giving 100% Trust

Admittedly, it’s difficult for me to give 100% trust.  It’s something I want to do but have never done as an adult.  Then today I saw this video and was mesmerized by their physical beauty and 100% trust in each other. Watch it and see if you too are inspired to connect with someone to Read more about Giving 100% Trust[…]

Be Mindful like Rory McIlroy

It’s Monday – Happy Monday.  Started the day at the gym and while on the treadmill watched a recap of the weekend’s sports. Congratulations Rory McIlroy  for capturing his second straight major title, fourth in his career.   So proud of him.  He positively represents the Irish grit, just as he positively practices mindfulness. This ESPN Read more about Be Mindful like Rory McIlroy[…]

Fidelity Title shredding event in SLO

Shredding Paper; Remembering Life

Last weekend while in San Luis Obispo managing a paper shred event for Fidelity National Title, I left feeling nostalgic. It was a reaction from meeting people who talked about the difficulty of shredding. They were letting go of medical records for a child or a parent, divorce papers, cancer documents, mortgage records., notes from Read more about Shredding Paper; Remembering Life[…]