How Important is it to Practice Gratitude?

"I can enjoy the current state of my life because of the moments I’ve had to endure. I try to live with gratitude. We tend to get so preoccupied with planning our future that we forget to stay present in this instant. Once you arrive at a page in your book where you embrace the … Continue reading How Important is it to Practice Gratitude?

Cheers to Women on Topp

Women everywhere are creating their own definition of success. We are in the C-Suite, moguls and entrepreneurs building our own corporations but how do we know when we've arrived? How can you tell if you are a woman who has made it to the top? The finish line gets tricky because we all measure success … Continue reading Cheers to Women on Topp

Do You Struggle with Daily Life?

We all do but this may offer bit of hope. Human beings are creatures of habit. Change, whether at home or work can be unsettling. We're rattled when what we become accustomed to is switched up. A world turned upside down by an external shift in any number of settings. The past couple weeks have … Continue reading Do You Struggle with Daily Life?

Surviving a Bad Date

Sitting across from him, all I could smell was cigarette. The one he inhaled right before walking into the restaurant to meet me. It's not so much he was a smoker but the fact he lied about it. Why perpetrate a fraud to someone you've never even met! That was the beginning of a bad … Continue reading Surviving a Bad Date

How Long Do You Wait?

This time of year seems to be sprinkled with fairy dust! Holiday wishes are in the air. You might not be a romantic or even really like the holidays. But somehow for many single women the fantasy of a magical Christmas proposal tugs at their hearts. Is it possible that deep down some of us … Continue reading How Long Do You Wait?

The Top 5 Questions to Ask Him Before Making a Long-Term Commitment

We all like a little bit of mystery now and then. We say we want to know everything about the object of our affection. But a little intrigue keeps things interesting, doesn't it? There is nothing wrong with not knowing it all to the last nook and cranny.  Truth is we will never know anyone … Continue reading The Top 5 Questions to Ask Him Before Making a Long-Term Commitment

The Biggest Reason You Should Pick Up the Phone and Call

Emails, DM's and Text Messages filled with emoticons. Pages of text explaining your story or exchanging thoughts. People engaging in everything from fun banter to heart-wrenching text conversations. All done on smartphones and tablets. Are you guilty of using electronic communication to replace a phone call? We all are. We live in a modern world … Continue reading The Biggest Reason You Should Pick Up the Phone and Call

Does Love Blur the Lines Between Sacrifice and Compromise?

How much would you sacrifice for love? The greatest love stories touching our hearts are full of sacrifice. From Mark Antony and Cleopatra to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. This week my attention was drawn to a previously published InStyle article about Meghan Markle. The piece explained some of the things the Duchess would need … Continue reading Does Love Blur the Lines Between Sacrifice and Compromise?

If Given the Chance What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self Today?

This morning we all woke up to our daily routine. Did you do anything differently? Many of us spend time and energy planning and hoping much of our lives. We perseverate on problems that need solving. During our downtime we are thinking about what to prepare for dinner, wear the next day or how to present … Continue reading If Given the Chance What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self Today?