November 5, 2019

My restaurant reader gave me the gift of his faith in my book, and now I have a special gift for you. I am truly grateful for everyone who takes the plunge and uses the stories and guides in my book to change something in their lives.

September 17, 2019

How in the hell was I going to pull this one off? The launch for my book, “Where the Hell Did I Park My Life ?!”, was almost here. Oh, and then there was the scheduled oral surgery looming in the midst of it all. It seemed everything was just bating me to feel scared a...

July 12, 2019

(quote by Martha Beck - author, life-coach, speaker)

Balancing work and play this summer and always…

No, they’re not comfortable, these scratchy, One-Size-Fits-All garments with the seams in all the wrong places and made of cheap cotton that could be used for scrubbing t...

  I am super excited to announce that my first book;

“Where the Hell Did I Park Life?

 Owner’s Manual for Shifting Yourself Forward”

will be coming out next month!

I am SO grateful to both my editor/typist/brain Susan Murphy, as well as my ever-patient husband John, f...

February 26, 2019

Our human minds favor logic, reason and answers. We want things to make sense. The tendency is to become impatient, and as a protective mechanism we try to put thoughts and ideas in places that make them ok for us. Of course, this really does nothing at all to alter an...

January 3, 2019

While waiting far too long in the drive-thru I found myself trying to talk my way off of the proverbial frustration ledge. Shifting our perspective does take practice and self- awareness and calms the heart.

November 19, 2018

“The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.”


August 21, 2018

“Miss Simonson, Miss Simonson,” (this is my birth name, I wasn’t married until my mid 40’s, and yes, that’s another story), “you have to come quick, it’s Jared!” one of my students yelled from the hallway as he ran back toward my classroom. It was 1998 and I had been t...

July 10, 2018

Whether or not we were born with a star our bellies (riches, power, privilege) it is our God given right as individuals to be exactly who we are and how we are.

May 18, 2018

As with many in the health profession, they offer an amazingly skilled and compassionate service with little thanks for their much-needed efforts. As part of my talk, I asked them to privately write down 3 strengths or talents that they feel contribute to their team an...

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