Are you really FREE?

Breaking free from handcuffs that transform into birds flying away

It is said that we in the US live in the home of the free but I have to say, that’s not what it looks like to me most days. I’m not talking about the Revolution where the United States claimed its Independence from England, I’m talking about your personal independence; your freedom. Let’s first consider…

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The risk you must take

A while back I was asked if I had always been a risk taker. I giggled a bit because I really don’t think of myself that way. After all, I don’t particularly care for roller coasters, scary movies or adrenaline inducing events like bungee jumping or sky diving. But, let’s face it, daring to live…

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Healing the scars on your heart

Heart with bandages

A couple years ago, someone close to me went through a procedure to correct Afib – Atrial Fibrillation – a form of irregular heartbeat. To correct this, the surgeon literally goes into the heart and creates scars on the heart tissue to interrupt the wayward electrical pattern that is generating the short circuit that is causing the…

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This doesn’t have to happen

I’ve never been one to follow trends just because and I’ve never once bought a Kate Spade product but I certainly knew who she was. I was in a conference room full of women last week when we heard the news of Kate Spade taking her own life. We stopped what we were doing and…

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