FREE DOWNLOAD: The Step-By-Step Sensational Summer Blueprint

Four sets of wide-eyes looked at me in surprise. Their mouths were silent.  Their expressions were a combination of “Wow, mom! We did all that this summer?”  and “I can’t believe you saw it!” We were out to breakfast at a local diner just days before returning to school after summer … Read more


Three Steps to Streamline and Fulfill Your Optimal Day at Work and Home

If you’re like most people I meet you’re passionate about your career or mission AND you have a robust personal life (or your kids do), that keeps you struggling to fit in your priorities. Perhaps you’ve had thoughts like these… “I’m smart, highly functioning, and have achieved a decent level … Read more


Five Questions to Frame Your Strategic Life Plan

I recently returned from a family trip in Washington DC. Nine of my family members toured the Nation’s Capitol together for four days. Some might consider the trip aggressive. Others, even crazy. Our group of nine ranged in age from 7 to 73. We toured along with hundreds of thousands … Read more


How to Give EXACTLY What Your Spouse Wants

My husband came home with a dozen red roses on Valentine’s Day a few years ago. I was thankful but not ‘feeling the love.’ Before you decide I’m an ungrateful spouse, hear me out. I love flowers. I really do. But for me love is best communicated through words of … Read more


What Holds You Back From Making the Progress You Want

If you’re like me, you’re feeling excitement as you start toward your shiny new goals and aspirations this year. You may also be feeling some hesitancy about your big plans. After all, you’ve been working on some of these goals for months — maybe years– and you want more than … Read more


10 Questions To Make 2016 Magical and Intentional

It’s here! Are you ready? You may not know this about me. I get uber-excited about resetting, designing and planning the New Year. I schedule at least I one day to do nothing but visualizing and planning. Why? Because years ago at the advice of a mentor, after a year … Read more


End of Year Review: The Best and Worst of 2015

I’ve sent this exercise out for the past several years before New Year’s Eve, and each year I get requests to send it again. I’ll make this short and sweet. I’ve done this exercise for the past six years and since then every year I have grown my business, made a … Read more


Are You Doing You?

Lately, I’ve received a lot of questions about how to step up to your next level and get what you really want. In my work as a Life Coach I receive many questions from people along these lines…how can I get paid to do work I love? How do I … Read more


Before Saying “Yes,” Answer Four Simple Questions

When I stood on the El platform after arriving at my stop in downtown Chicago, I realized I couldn’t move.  My breath was labored. I could see what I needed to do, but my body wouldn’t do it. This was my first introduction to the concept of balance.  I was … Read more