How many of you are guilty (like myself!) of racing to the store last week to buy a Powerball ticket in hopes of overcoming the one in a billion odds? How many conversations did you have with friends centered around the topic of, “If I win, I will spend the money on..…….?” I can count...Continue Reading
Do holidays make you tense, anxious or even depressed? Do short days, gray weather and an obsession over gift-giving accentuate your already-over-the-top grumpiness? Start undressing your stress this Thanksgiving by trying a few of these simple steps. Then rinse and repeat a few more times during the upcoming weeks. Get up and run. Or do...Continue Reading
This past weekend, Luke participated in the Kids Ride of the Twilight Criterium, a fast-paced cycling race in the heart of downtown Boise. Admittedly, I was a very proud mom when I saw him pedaling his heart out at the end of the race, finishing close to the front of the pack. We may have a little...Continue Reading
Whenever I lead health and wellness workshops, the one topic that garners a lot of attention is meditation. I am by no means an authority on the topic. Like many of you, I struggle with finding time to sit down, quiet down and settle down my mind. That said, I still believe in the power...Continue Reading
No matter what we’re trying to accomplish, setting goals will help us get there. Age-old guidelines are available to assist us in goal setting: make them measurable, attainable, specific and time-sensitive. But sometimes setting goals can be an ambiguous process, like throwing darts blindfolded. In fact, when I recently formed a mastermind group with two...Continue Reading
What are “My Stories?”
War stories. Case studies. Opinion pieces. Writing samples.