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Making sense of it all…The high cost of workaholism

I am a recovering workaholic and busy-ness addict, which in Silicon Valley valley is not only encouraged, but lauded. To actually slow down, relax and receive the world in all its wonder at this time of my life (recent retirement from a long successful career) has been challenging to say the least. The seduction of this “disease” […]

Travel—the Elixer of Life!

From the age of 16, I’ve always loved to travel after a life-changing experience as an AFS exchange student to Brazil. With my newly issued passport, I clearly remember sitting in SFO waiting for a flight to New York City and then on to Rio De Janeiro. Looking back at my parents as they waved […]

Supreme Self Care–Keep Promises to Yourself

As the new year begins, there is the flush of a fresh start, the inspiring hope and excitement that things can and will be different. Unfortunately, that inspiration of change soon fades into quickly forgotten self-promises. Quickly followed by our “inner mean girl” who berates us and tells us know once again, we’ve failed. Ugh! […]

Toolbox Tip #5–Road Trips–Venture off your Beaten Path

“On the road again!” was my October theme song. (thanks Willie Nelson). We just got back from a wonderful 2 week vacation–“Americana Road Trip 2013″!. Along the way I learned several things I felt would be great tips on life’s journey, especially at this time of our lives. 1. Identify several “must’s” in your life […]

We just don’t have the luxury of procrastination

As a lifelong procrastinator, I finally have fully embraced the mantra “do it now!” I had a habit of putting things off until the last minute for many reasons. At no time is dealing with procrastination more relevant than in our “bonus years”. At this fabulous time in mid-life, I am so grateful for each […]

A New Year, A New Resolution, Increase Your Chance of Success

There has been research that shows that actually making resolutions is useful. That if you do you will be 10 times more likely to achieve your goal than if you had not made the resolution! This year I did not make any. Does that mean I don’t have plans or expect to achieve big things? […]

Conscious Choices

Join Nancy and Cherryll as they discuss how to make conscious choices to enhance your life.

Ditch the resolutions….I did!

This year, unlike in the past, I deliberately decided NOT to write out resolutions, set goals or intentions for the year. It just makes me feel bad in mid-January. So, I made it really simple this year. It’s actually a technique I learned from Mother Nature and years of gardening. If you don’t want weeds, […]

You are the Somebody Special

Join Nancy and Cherryll as they talk about how “You are the most important person in your life.”