General Reflections

3 Relationship Tips I Learned from Chris Rock

3 Relationship Tips I Learned from Chris Rock

Scott and I recently went to see Chris Rock at MGM National Harbor.  Because of the current state of affairs in our country, I’ve been trying to find ways to laugh more. We’ve seen a few recently, including Trevor Noah and Kevin Nealon. This was more »

Don’t Believe the Hype or the Memes

Don’t Believe the Hype or the Memes

I came across this posting on FB the other day –and it came at the right time. I have been dealing with a deep tissue tear in my back and just feeling a general fatigue and lack of motivation for some of my workouts. So, more »

Random Things On My Mind

Let’s Get Our Kids Outside More As a follow up to my previous post, I came across this article: Why You Need More Dirt in Your Life. The very first paragraph tells a huge story: “It’s estimated that children now spend less time outside than the average prisoner. This more »

Nature Can Help Put Things In Perspective

My long term work contract ended about two weeks ago and this is the first time in a very long time, I’m not employed. It’s unfamiliar and strange to not have something to get up and go to each morning (even if that means working more »

Reading Should Be Without Rules

About a year and half ago, I decided to start reading before I went to bed every night. I had long given up reading anything more than a magazine or a quick web article and realized I missed having some quiet, yet productive time each more »

Help! The Digital World is Taking Over Our Lives

I rarely watch videos from start to end when they are more than a few min long, but the other day this one: Simon Sinek speaking about Millennials in the workplace of today, caught my attention and has really stuck with me. I have had to more »

There’s No Escaping Getting Older

As if hearing about George Michael’s passing wasn’t enough, now Carrie Fisher has died too. If you grew up in the 80’s, like I did, you have noticed that many of our childhood heroes and iconic figures are dying. Nancy Reagan, Prince, Bowie, Ali to more »

Parenting: Does It Ever Get Easier?

It’s no secret that I’m not the tallest person — I’m around 5’3. Scotty, my husband, is 6’3. I figured when we had kids that they would most likely be taller than me. So, while it’s not a surprise that HB is now taller – there more »

Kindness Benefits the Mind and Body

It should go without saying, but it’s more important than ever to look for ways to help each other out in our own neighborhoods and globally. Look for ways to lift each other up when possible -even if its simply a kind word and approach more »

Fitness is Rented and Needs to Be Paid Every Day

Where have I been? What’s been going on? I wish I could share some exciting details or news, but the truth is I have been lacking inspiration and motivation the past few weeks. Maybe it’s the election results, or the change of seasons- whatever it more »