Introduction to My Show – Thrive in Your Third Act

Introduction to My Show – Thrive in Your Third Act

While I’m away in South Africa this month, I thought it would be a good time to share about this new “thing” I’m doing and give you a bit of the back story. Last November, I was invited to join an organization of women entrepreneurs called Win Win Women.  WIN WIN...
Reminiscing During the Holiday Season

Reminiscing During the Holiday Season

As I plan for my extended family’s first Thanksgiving holiday together since my older sister passed away six years ago and explore the grab bag of emotions it’s bringing up for me, I wonder about you. What emotions are the various upcoming holidays generating for you?...
Bending the Truth in Life Story Writing

Bending the Truth in Life Story Writing

I loved sharing my story with you about subjective memory—about how my daughter and I remember a conflict from her teenage years differently. And, how we’re navigating that difference now that she’s an adult and we’re both writing our life stories. There’s a separate...
You have a choice. Are you a champ or chump?

You have a choice. Are you a champ or chump?

When I was a sophomore in high school, my girlfriend, Sarah, tried to help me recover from a broken heart by passing me the sweetest note during math class. Between hearts and exclamation points, she encouraged me to move on from my longtime crush – who had...
My Story Is Not Over

My Story Is Not Over

A big part of what I love about life story writing is that I’m constantly learning more about myself–and not just about my past life, but about who I am at my core. Not every moment is comfortable. There are aspects of my life I avoid writing about because those...