Today is my birthday and I couldn't be more excited to share some amazing news with all of you, my phenomenal family, friends, readers and supporters! Earlier this year, I embarked on an ongoing journey to a healthier life - spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically. I have spent countless hours reading, reflecting, praying, journaling, and … Continue reading BIG Beautiful Birthday News!
I hope you found yesterday's resume writing tips helpful. Here are Tips 6 to 10. Enjoy, and happy writing! 6. You’re looking for the right job, but is your resume doing the same? I've come across many individuals who are looking for new opportunities and positions within their existing field or to break into new … Continue reading Getting that Résumé RIGHT (Part 2)
Hey Everyone! It has been a VERY busy 3 weeks since we last spent some time together. I’m sure many of you, like me, have been hard at work, lost in the world of term papers and finals, waiting with bated breath for the end of the semester. For some of you, the coming weeks … Continue reading Getting That Resume RIGHT! (Part 1)
I honestly don't even know where to start, but I needed to pause tonight, on DAY 30(!) to tell each and every one of you - my readers, my supporters, my encouragers - a big, hearty, tear-filled THANK YOU! I am amazed at the response to my decision to share this journey - it has … Continue reading 40 Days Lighter – Day 30: THANK YOU!
I'd like to introduce you to my beautiful friend, Whitney Williams, author at Climbing Out - a place created as means to tell her own story, where now, women are experiencing wholehearted healing through storytelling. Being publicly transparent isn't always easy for me... actually, it's downright difficult. Uncomfortable. Painful even. Yet, I am discovering that it … Continue reading Featured on “Climbing Out presents: Stories Unleashed”
Tonight, I'm keeping things simple. I saw this image and was reminded that in order for me to become the woman I was created to be, there are parts of my life that can't go back to the way they used to be. Tonight my husband congratulated me on my weight loss progress, … Continue reading 40 Days Lighter – Day 19: “Her”story in the Making
I had a humbling experience today. Today was the start of my on ground seminary course for the spring semester, and I will tell you in no uncertain terms - I was NOT happy about having to take it. An Introductory course focused mostly on writing and research (at least that's what I gathered from … Continue reading 40 Days Lighter – Day 18: Room for Improvement
I have finally arrived at the place where I look forward to going to the gym. And believe me, it's been a long time coming. I've tried working out at other times in my life, had two gym memberships at one point, but just couldn't wrap my mind around the idea that there was any … Continue reading 40 Days Lighter – Day 15: Growing Stronger
I was recently inspired by a Facebook post from a friend sharing a link to participate in 40 Bags in 40 Days, a challenge that asks participants to declutter their homes, work spaces, email inboxes, among a host of other "non-stuff" ways to declutter and incorporate healthy, beneficial habits. The challenge is aligned with the … Continue reading 40 Days Lighter: My Journey through 40 Days of Decluttering
While heading home from a meeting one day, I was struck by the startling realization that I often like to take the easy way out of situations, especially when it comes to driving. Usually I choose to get off the highway at the first available exit to avoid sitting in traffic. Or I'll take a far … Continue reading No Easy Way Out