Archive for the ‘Inspiration’ Category

Brene Brown Ted Talk on YouTube: Vulnerability as Key to Love, Happiness and Healthy Relationships

  Brene Brown’s Ted Talk on Vulnerability is Key to Loving Relationships. Watch this Inspiring YouTube Video. Even if you’ve seen this amazing Ted Talk, I encourage you to watch it again. Here are 10 highlights from her talk for you to save and share: “Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as […]

Springtime Joy: 6 Tips for and Renewal, Happiness and De-Stressing

Springtime Tips for De-Stressing, Balance, Joy and Renewal On the first day of Spring, March 20th,¬† I hope you are nurturing the seeds of growth and new beginnings that you have been incubating throughout the winter months. In celebration of longer days, I invite you to make time for joy in nature (no matter how […]

Inspiration for Women ( and men) After 50: A Rilke Poem for Monday Motivation

A Poem for Women after 50 Is there a song in you waiting to be sung? At 50, 60, 70+ we are called to fully express who we really are, to unleash our natural gifts and dreams. Rilke’s poem speaks to that so well. I have added italics. I hope it inspires you to soar! […]

New Year’s Passion, Joy and Love in 2012: Advice From Harriet Tubman and Mari Smith

  Inspiration from Harriet Tubman and Mari Smith for 2012 I love the start of a new year with that feeling of newness and¬† possibilities waiting to happen. It’s a great time to activate your dreams. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the […]

Women of Spirit and Leadership: Your Resource Guide for Healing, Happiness and Empowerment

Announcing the release of the “Spirited Woman Directory”. Enjoy this amazing guide to all kinds of services offered by incredible women from around the country and the world. You will find me on page 103. I hope you enjoy it! Stay tuned for my posts on Winter Solstice and Tips for a JOYful Holiday Season. […]

Recipes from Heaven: A Celebration of Life for Janice on Julia Child’s Birthday

A Girlfriend Dies But Her Spirit Lives On Through Her Love: How Will You and I Be Remembered? I am just now able to write to you after the loss of one of my very dearest, long-time friends. For the last many weeks, life as usual just wasn’t. Rather than extend myself outward to the […]

Remembering Helen Keller: A Woman of Optimism, Resilience and Life Success

Inspiration from Helen Keller on Her Birthday I hope you enjoy this video and the quotes below. When I am feeling challenged in my life, I find inspiration in the life and wisdom of this remarkable woman—a model of courage, grace and determination to transform her “limitations” into a life purpose in service to humanity. […]

Your Big Life Dream: It’s Never Too Late!

Achieve Your Big Dream: Age is Only a Number! Congratulations to Jeanne Bernek, an 81-year-old great grandmother from Greensboro Bend, Vermont, who graduated from college with an Associates Degree in Business. Jeanne, who enjoys walking, hiking and gardening, remains as mentally active as she is physically. She decided to enroll in college in her late […]

The Power of Women 50+: Healing our World with Joy, Love and Compassion

Finding Our Power When We Feel Powerless It’s easy to feel powerless in the face of the profound suffering in Japan and other places of strife around the world. But there is a powerful response that we women have been practicing for a lifetime. As life becomes more unpredictable, learning how to activate a state […]

Resilience in Sendai, Japan: Hope, Caring, and Love Triumph Over Devastation

The human spirit triumphs after devastating earthquake and tsunami. To start your week on an up note, I offer you a letter written by an American woman in Japan–a story of love, compassion, caring and strength. In these troubling times, I feel that we need stories like this to remind of the goodness that lives […]

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