Why Trying New Things Is Important

Why Trying New Things Is Important

We’ve all been there – on the brink of trying something new and not sure what to do.  Do we dive in? Do we worry about looking silly?  Do we turn away in fear?  It’s not just big things like hiking a mountain or flying or bungee jumping that can...
The Ultimate Tool List for Trying New Things

The Ultimate Tool List for Trying New Things

Are you stuck in a rut and don’t know what to do?  Has your free time become as routine as your job?  I know how that feels, I’ve been there many times.  But I’ve learned how to break out of that rut, try new things and begin again.  Let me help you...
My Life Changed Drastically Last Week

My Life Changed Drastically Last Week

My life changed drastically last week.  On Wednesday, October 12th, I found out that my call center was closing.  I have a choice of applying for other positions or taking a very generous package.  I’m taking the package. That might sound crazy to some people....
Yes! I Have an Obsession with Pokémon Go

Yes! I Have an Obsession with Pokémon Go

I’m trying something new again.  If you’re around my age, you remember your children watching Pokémon.  I recall never quite getting into it back then, but now I cannot peel myself away from this new game.  Yes!  I have an obsession with Pokémon Go....
Is Writing a Letter Something New for You?

Is Writing a Letter Something New for You?

Is writing a letter something new for you? Now, if you’re my age and either a Baby Boomer or a Gen-Xer, then you’re probably thinking “New? This isn’t something new!”  But I ask you…..when was the last time you wrote one? A letter,...
Decadent Trail Mix That Is The Best Recipe

Decadent Trail Mix That Is The Best Recipe

I’m sure we’ve all hiked a wooded trail before and we’ve all eaten trail mix along the way.  But have you ever followed a chocolate trail?  How about a wine or beer trail?  If you haven’t tried following one of these trails before, it’s...

Floating Can Be Magic For Your Pain

Don’t let the title fool you, I really mean it.  Floating can be magic for your pain.  I’m not talking about floating in the air or in your pool.  I’m talking about floating in a float tank. This past weekend, my husband and I tried floating.  A...

Take the Plunge for a Good Cause

Wet Beach? Check. Sandals? Check. Pedicure? Check. Ready to jump in the water? Check. Air temperature 13 degrees? Check….wait….what??  Yes, 13 degrees with wind chill factored in and it was a windy day. Snow and ice still covered most of the lake, but we...

5 Ways To Try Something New

Does trying something new scare or overwhelm you?  Usually, I ask that question and people jump to their big fear and say “Yes, it scares me.”  But you don’t have to start at the big fear (flying, heights, clowns,) you can start much smaller and make...
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