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