“So No One Told You Life Was Gonna Be This Way….”

Who else is singing the rest of the theme song?? For all of the Friends fans out there, you know what I mean. For anyone who knows me well, you know that this is one of my all time favorite TV shows. I mean who doesn’t love this cast of characters and their adventures aroundContinue reading ““So No One Told You Life Was Gonna Be This Way….””

As Mel Robbins Would Say, “Do It Anyways”….

Mel always knows. She is like the wise friend that has a way of making you believe in yourself. And really, I think that at the end of the day, a belief in self is one of the most important things we can have. And I don’t mean an unshakable confidence that voids all doubtContinue reading “As Mel Robbins Would Say, “Do It Anyways”….”

“….While Daring Greatly….”

Brené Brown is one of my favorites. She is incredibly wise and her insights and research on courage and vulnerability has transformed how people live and lead. She is the author of the bestselling book, Daring Greatly. The opener of the book is a quote from Theodore Roosevelt, and it has served as the basisContinue reading ““….While Daring Greatly….””

“To That I Say, ‘Just Keep Livin’….”

The great Matthew McConoughey said it best. Whatever it is that you are striving for- that is what you should chase. How well do we know ourselves, and more importantly, who we want to be in this world? I think that this is a skill that comes with time and awareness. I think we needContinue reading ““To That I Say, ‘Just Keep Livin’….””

“You’ve Got To Choose To Be Blessed….”

What a simple, and true concept….the more you are grateful for what you do have, the more you realize what you have to be grateful for. The other day, I was listening to a podcast interview between two highly accomplished individuals, and a quote came up that hit me. It was one of those lightbulbContinue reading ““You’ve Got To Choose To Be Blessed….””

“When Fear Knocks, Let Faith Answer”: Reflections on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As one of my favorite celebrity icons (and breast cancer survivor/thriver) Robin Roberts once said, “when fear knocks, let faith answer”. I find it especially fitting for this day of October 1st, the first day of National Breast Cancer Awareness month. The picture above is of my mother and I seven years ago, nearly toContinue reading ““When Fear Knocks, Let Faith Answer”: Reflections on Breast Cancer Awareness Month”

“You Can Still Smell The Roses and Be On A Mission….”

Indie Arie said it best. You CAN still smell the roses and be on a mission towards something great, something amazing. We all have goals and dreams for ourselves and our life. But, as we are striving, succeeding, and charging forward towards our vision, we MUST remember to smell the roses. They are all aroundContinue reading ““You Can Still Smell The Roses and Be On A Mission….””

“….A Life That’s Full”: Lessons and Tributes To “Coach” (My Grandfather)

As I sit down to write this, I am listening to My Way, written by the great Frank Sinatra. For anyone who didn’t have the opportunity to meet or know my grandfather  Bill Cunningham, and wants a window into how he lived his life, take a listen to this song… Today, he would have turnedContinue reading ““….A Life That’s Full”: Lessons and Tributes To “Coach” (My Grandfather)”