When I was a young girl in university I had these grand illusions of what it would be like to work with a big company, have my own office, have business cards to give out and sit in "important" meetings discussing work and creative ideas with motivated people I was learning from daily. I imagined … Continue reading How I got out of the 9-5 GRIND
There are have been MANY years where I have struggled in my relationship, not had the BEST health, years I have gone to work feeling like a "hamster on a wheel" totally UN-inspired and stressed, and MANY MANY years where finances where tight and I KNEW in my gut I was capable of far MORE! Ever felt ANY of that? Trust me you are not alone (sadly!)
So it happened! FINALLY! I turned 50! Actually, I have to laugh at myself because I have been talking about it so much for the past 6 months that when "the day" FINALLY arrived it was all rather uneventful. My brother called from LA and asked if I felt different, and I replied that I … Continue reading Embrace Aging…it’s not as bad as you think!
Hello there! Wow it has been a long while since I have written here. I have attempted to make a comeback a few times over and can’t make any excuses for what happened other than a clear lack of “Consistency." Man oh man have I done a lot of living, learning and growing over the … Continue reading Countdown to the big 50…
As I write this blog post, it's almost 1:00am, I am finishing up editing a short video for a 30-day healthy reboot/detox program I'm running, and I should be in bed (to get my 8 hours beauty sleep LOL). But here I am writing a blog post that I have to get out!!! We are … Continue reading How to make 2018 Different…LEAP!
Twenty years ago my beautiful mother, Faith Suzanne Bonnell Bourne - Bonnie as everyone knew her, passed away from colon cancer. She was 53. I was 29. I was married only 4 years at the time and we hadn't yet started to have children. Losing anyone you love is difficult. Losing them so young feels … Continue reading Missing mom…8 Lessons learned from losing a loved one
The other day after I dropped my daughter off for a class downtown, I parked my car in a lot near a Starbucks, packed up my bag with my computer and headed down the street dressed with my heels and fashionable black winter coat. Visions of steamy almond milk chai lattes and getting caught up … Continue reading Speechless
Every night after dinner, my hubby and I take the dog out for a walk. Sometimes one or all three of our girls join us. I must confess, this ritual is new for me, at least on a steady basis. Up until even a couple of months ago, my hubby would walk the dog alone, … Continue reading The little things really are the big things!
Well here we are! The final day of 30 days of gratitude, but of course, it isn't really the end. Everyday there is so much to be grateful for, this is just a tiny fragment of the beauty of my life over the past 30 days! On top of these posts, there were the regular … Continue reading Day 30 of 30 days of gratitude…LOVE!
I just got 6 - 8MM high definition video cartridges back after being converted to DVD's. These 6 videos are from 17-18+ years ago when our first born, Maddie, was a baby and just learning to talk and walk. EMOTIONAL? You bet! I cried from these beautiful memories that make me realize that time goes … Continue reading Day 29 of 30 days of gratitude…beautiful memories!