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What Would We Do Without Our Girlfriends?

How important are girlfriends? That's easy.  They're pretty darned important. If you're a woman reading this, you're nodding your head.  And if you're a man, just ask a significant female in your life.  She'll agree with the rest of us. And recently, I've become more...

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When Father Knows Best

Are you an expert?  Is there something you do probably better than most?  Do others seek your opinion and advice on a particular subject? We all have expertise and skills in various areas whether it's an occupation, a hobby, or just a talent we've developed over time....

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Two Different Chapters—Can You Manage Both?

There are new and unwritten Chapters at every stage and every age of life. Like being a single divorced parent. And having a teenager at the same time. Two brand new chapters being written by two people under the same roof at the same time.  Hokey Dinah. Recently I...

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It’s OK To Take Care Of Yourself . . . First!

Here’s a New Year’s resolution you can live with . . . which doesn't mean it's an easy one.  In fact, lots of us find this is one of the most difficult things we ever do.  And too often we don't do it. For some, this idea is so farfetched the idea has never even...

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Do You Still Believe?

What strikes a chord with you?  What do you do that feels as comfortable as putting on that soft, washed hundreds of time, faded, cozy, old sweatshirt? It’s always the familiar that takes our heart back home, wherever we may be. No matter what Chapter you’re writing....

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Happily Ever After – Maureen’s Story

Do you ever wonder what might happen if you followed your heart and developed your natural talent?  Is it only a dream?  Or could it be your brand new Chapter? I recently heard Christine Hassler, a dynamo Life Coach and Author who said,  "The things that come...

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A Fork In The Road

Sometimes a new Chapter shows up unwelcome and unexpected.  It happens when carefully laid out plans are suddenly tossed out the window.  It's a "someone-just-pulled-the-rug-out-from-under-you" kind of feeling. We all get a chance to experience those life changing...

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Are You Good At Everything?

Are you good at everything? Do you delegate?  Or do you believe no one can do it better than you and end up doing everything yourself? Is it moving your closer to writing a new Chapter?  Or is it an excuse for holding you back?   Be Good At What You Want to Do...

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Make Time to Slow Down

For some, doing nothing is the greatest bliss there is... There is a beach on the Island of Anguilla in the Caribbean where the biggest decision of the day is to read or do the crossword puzzle. Sun or shade? Rum punch or pina colada? Sometimes the decision is simply...

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Are You Ready for Transitions?

This year, fall is feeling like more of a beginning to me than an end . . . . and it’s all because of what I’m observing around me these days. More and more people writing New Chapters.  There is no end to the beginnings taking place in people's lives.  And I find it...

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