A Girl Scout’s Guide to Retirement

A Girl Scout’s Guide to Retirement

As someone who proudly wore the Girl Scout uniform and lived by the motto “Be Prepared,” I approached life’s challenges with a certain confidence, armed with the skills and strategies I believed necessary to tackle any situation. This approach served me well...
4 Pillars That Matter

4 Pillars That Matter

In life transitions, there are 4 pillars that matter a great deal but are often overlooked. Retirement planning, for example, often conjures up images of financial advisors, pension plans, and savings accounts. While securing your financial future is undeniably...
Amateur To Artist

Amateur To Artist

I love this amateur to artist quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson. “Every artist was first an amateur.” While you may read this and think being an artist means paint brushes, pottery, or music, I like to think of it more broadly. Try this on for size. Any time you are...
The Power of Connections

The Power of Connections

I wasn’t prepared for how a loss of connections would affect me when I retired and stepped into a new chapter. You see, retirement planning is often painted with the broad brushstrokes of investments, pensions, and monetary savings. While financial security is...
Paws For Thought

Paws For Thought

Tomorrow is National Love Your Pet Day and I thought it was a great topic for this week’s blog for a couple of reasons. First, I’m a dog mom and have always been a dog mom. I had Basset Hounds growing up, then Airedales (um…Airheads) and now I have my 4th and 5th...
Don’t Look Back

Don’t Look Back

I recently read Christine Caine’s transformative book, “Don’t Look Back: Getting Unstuck and Moving Forward With Passion and Purpose.” Honestly, I read it in about 2 days because I just couldn’t put it down. And, I’ve written on almost every...