Why do I say, “don’t forget to take care of yourself”? Because I did. This is what I do, talk about taking care of yourself. And I let myself slip off the rails. It’s easy to do. There’s no shame in that. You can restart taking care of yourself at any time. You can restart […]

July 22, 2022

Don’t forget to take care of yourself


Solo Travel Is Not Traveling Alone You know, inspiration sometimes comes from the most unexpected places. This inspiration led me to think about female solo travel. I recently back from a trip with my husband. Now don’t get me wrong, I love my husband very much and I enjoy hanging out with him. But — […]

February 14, 2022

Solo Travel

Travel With Purpose


Does Your Relationship Need Self-Care? My husband and I recently celebrated our wedding anniversary which got me thinking about how our relationships needs self-care too. My husband and I just celebrated 17 years of marriage. We actually planned a little getaway in the middle of the week believe it or not. We went to the […]

February 7, 2022

Relationships Need Self-Care Too


Yes, That’s Right Self-care is not selfish. Sometimes, I look around and am reminded just how human we are. We really need to focus on self-care. The pandemic is still a thorn in our side. People are acting out and on edge (try shopping for a popular item that is short in supply if you […]

February 1, 2022

Self-Care is not Selfish


Have you ever felt you need to reset your lifestyle? I certainly have. In fact, I am in that mode right now. I have been sick with some kind of bug the last two weeks. During this time I have felt very vulnerable. I realized my body’s ability to fight the environment is compromised right […]

December 12, 2022

Reset Your Lifestyle

Reset Your Lifestyle With Food Planning


I’m feeling the stress today myself. We moved into our house this past May. We’ve been working on renovations ever since. We’ve been doing a lot of things ourselves but have called in others to help here and there. Talk about stress, this week is absolutely nuts… This week, we have painters, landscapers and flooring […]

October 24, 2022

Stress: When it all feels like a bit much…

Are you stressed out?


Have you ever felt you needed a fresh start? That’s where I am right now. I’ve been talking about self-care and its importance to women for a while now. But recently I realized I’m no longer living authentically as my self-care routine has slipped into oblivion. I would love to take you on this journey […]

October 17, 2022

Self-Care Fresh Start

Plan your fresh start!


Do you know how to relieve your stress? There are so many ways to relieve stress that might not be top of mind for you. There are essentially three areas that will give you the biggest bang for your buck if you will. Meditation, Mindfulness and Nature. And these are not mutually exclusive. There can […]

June 2, 2022

Relieve Stress


Let It Go My husband and I just downsized our house. Turns out downsizing is a challenging proposition. It seemed like a good idea at the time. But it turns out moving to a house half the size of your previous one is very stressful. I have had to learn how to let go of […]

May 24, 2022

Downsizing Can Be Challenging


You have probably heard of European river cruising. But did you know there is also river cruising in the US? I recently had the privilege of cruising on American Queen Steamboat on the lower Mississippi. It was a very interesting trip. History buffs would love this itinerary. We even had a Mark Twain character on […]

April 7, 2022

River Cruising



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I hope you will enjoy reading these posts and learn more about the various aspects of wellness that affect your life.  I have endeavored to share many different topics, so that you can pick and choose those that resonate with you. I love learning about all facets of life and hope you will too.