I've been reading my friend, Ken Davis' book, Fully Alive. If you have ever spent time with Ken you would know that this guy lives what he preaches. He has a lot of guts. Makes me wonder what he has left on his bucket list! I have enjoyed the book. His personal stories of failure and triumph, his motivational messages and his down-to-earth and very doable challenges to the reader…Continue
On June 24th Dorsey McHugh and I had our first big book signing event at Two Old Hippies, a "hip" place in Downtown Nashville that is a whole lot of fun! And a very appropriate place for our "debut" due to the fact that Dorsey lived and breathed hippie back in the '60's and early '70s. I knew about them....but I was too busy being "Suzy Homemaker" for my single parent family…Continue
While we don't actually have a new family member, I feel like I birthed a baby in getting our new book finished. My friend, Dorsey McHugh and I have finally released our project, Be Your Finest Art, that we have worked on for about a year and a half. It seems like forever and it was not an easy task. But I have been thinking with a grateful heart that that year and a half…Continue
Dan and I are at the beach for a few days after attending Michael Hyatt and Ken Davis's LAUNCH conference in Orlando. It was a wonderful event, as always. We met some amazing people and learned a lot. Dan spoke and was very well received and we both spent time one-on-one with participants who asked to pick our brains. We made ourselves available and were happy to do so. But after a few days of being "on" like that, we usually have to allow ourselves a recovery period. Perhaps it is our…Continue
Several years ago I read a book that spoke into my life on many levels. One word jumped from the pages into my brain and I have spent the years since embracing and better understanding the word validation, the process of recognizing the authenticity of one’s emotions or possibilities.
A well-meaning parent, teacher, or friend can undermine one’s potential by carelessly ignoring or carelessly discounting the importance of one’s passion or feelings. I am…Continue