3 Ways Women Can Boost Business Skills For Post-Pandemic Career Success

Whether you’ve lost your job due to COVID-19 or you’d like to translate your skills into a new career within growing industries like e-commerce, virtual learning, robotics, or cybersecurity, now is the perfect time to further your education, join a professional organization, and build stronger leadership skills. Plus, there are so many things you can … Read more

The Power of Forgiveness

I am responsible for my happiness. Peace does not come when I point fingers. I own my thoughts, words, actions, and behaviors. I take ownership of my life. The outside world does not dictate my inner world. Only I hold the key to my happiness. I blame no one for any unwanted feelings. I know … Read more

What Is Love?

What is love? I’m 57 years old, and I’m still trying to figure that out. I’m not even sure if I’ve ever been in love. Since my divorce, five years ago, I’ve dated a few women who have been into me, but I wasn’t that really into them. I liked a couple of them, and … Read more

Inspiration

When I’m feeling overwhelmed and it kind of feels like I’m living in a hopeless situation, I look for words of inspiration. Quotes and affirmations that help me to feel hope again. Words that lift me up, bring me some clarity, and bring me back to feeling that things can change for the better. I … Read more

Life Can Change In An Instant

When you wake up in the morning, you never know what life may hold for you. I remember one morning when my girls were in elementary school, the news was on while we were getting ready for the day, and the anchors were talking about car accidents. I remember thinking, “I wonder how people would … Read more

Personal Insecurities

We had our second Women Helping Others Advance (WHOA) meeting this past Sunday and it was wonderful. Everyone was involved in the discussion and a lot of great information was exchanged by all. The topic for the evening was personal insecurities. We talked about how most of us feel insecure sometimes, and that some of … Read more

Reflection

As I’ve grown older, I’ve started to live my life more peacefully. Granted, 38 is not old but it’s old enough to know better. The need for violence, the need to have my views, my ways, my opinions voiced loudly or aggressively and made to be a higher priority than others—this way of thinking has … Read more

Truth

Truth There is the truth  And there is the opposite of truth Which is also true  And the perpendicular of truth And on and on  The same arrow pointing every which way  within an infinite sphere  With every direction leading to the same place  As the last breath turns back into the earth  All it … Read more

The Cycle

My trip to Los Angeles has been everything I expected. I am so relaxed, zen even. I came to visit my good friend, Lane Bostick, and I found him in an unusual state. On the night of my arrival, he receives me with a bottle of wine and weed. I don’t smoke except around him. … Read more

Why Do Friendships Change?

Why do friendships change? Friendships can be complicated, but maybe the simple answer to that question is people and/or circumstances change. No one is the same person they were a year ago, five years ago, ten years ago and more. I know I’m not the same person I was years ago. Also, things like a … Read more