Gracious Gift Giving & Receiving
During the Holiday Season, with all the giving and receiving of gifts, it is so important to practice graciousness: having or showing courtesy, kindness, politeness, and compassion. It seems, oftentimes now, that graciousness has fallen by the wayside as if it were something that has gone out of style. It seems to be a lost practice,
Overcoming Obstacles: I am NOT a Victim – Podcast Interview with Kathy Barnette
The road to success will most likely have various obstacles that have become building blocks in your life. In this podcast episode, I spoke with an amazing woman about how obstacles can help you find meaning in your life and how you can succeed despite the forces of poverty and systemic racism. We must first
Overcoming Job Loss: Your True Identity – Podcast Interview with Cherlyn Decker
How do you stay positive after losing a job? Being laid off is one of life's most stressful experiences. Jobs are often more than just the way we make a living - it's ingrained in our identity! So then, how do you deal with job loss without damaging your self-esteem? Let's join Kathleen with her guest, Cherlyn
Holiday Survival: Save Time Decorating for the Holidays
Today I’m sharing one of my favorite Time Saving Decorating Tips with you! As an Interior Decorator & a woman who loves to have my home beautifully reflecting the seasons & major holidays but not wanting to spend hours & hours putting up and taking down holiday decorations, I have come up with a brilliant solution
How Do You Do It All?!
HAPPY NOVEMBER! I have a word of encouragement for you today
I QUIT!!! What To Do When You Feel Like Quitting – Podcast
Have you EVER felt like QUITTING on your dreams? I have! Many times! Have you ever said those words, “I QUIT?!” I actually can’t recall saying them out loud more than a few times, but I sure have thought about saying them many more times! It’s easy to get to that place when you experience delays, discouragement,
3 Things Most Helpful in Overcoming Any Situation
Do you ever feel like you are being overcome by the situations that press in on you from day to day? You know….LIFE!!! I DO! Sometimes life just feels so overwhelming, doesn’t it?! Today, I’d like to share with you 3 things that I’ve found most helpful in OVERCOMING any situation… Whether that situation is related to
Take some time today to dream. Write your DREAMS down, spend some time thinking about them, and get really excited about your DREAMS……don’t worry about HOW or WHEN, or HOW MUCH……JUST DREAM! ASK YOURSELF what would you do IF
Where is YOUR Newport?
How does looking at this picture make you feel? It makes me feel like I want to be right there! NOW! This is a shot of the Newport Harbor in Newport RI, one of my favorite places to be! Newport holds many fond memories for me! Forty-seven years ago, my prince and I spent our first
The Front Not the Rear!
Your life is like a novel, made up of many chapters. Some are happy, some sad, some long, some short, some funny, some dangerous, some boring, some adventurous, some embarrassing, and some filled with complexities. All of these chapters combine together to make up your entire life story. Be very careful not to define your