• Blog,  Family

    The holiday season: What are your traditions?

    The holiday season is here, as Hallmark reminds us every day with their Holiday movies lineup. To watch or not to watch…? This is the first year I’ve found myself caught up in the lives portrayed by Hallmark, and while they’re anything but “real,” they’re strangely addictive. Tradition is the consistent theme throughout these movies. I mentioned not long ago that my family actually doesn’t have traditions, per se, more of a general routine… I was wrong. My little family of four does have “traditions” of a sort, they’re just not the classic themes you see on a Hallmark movie.…

  • Blog,  Personal Growth

    Life on social media

    I was floored to hear someone say to me, “You have a really fun and awesome life. You’re always posting awesome pictures on social media.  It’s so much better than mine could ever think about being.” Floored. My life is…

  • Customer Service
    Society

    The decline in customer service

    A recent shopping experience left me angry and disturbed at its extremely poor customer service. The sales clerk was incapable of understanding the basic concept of my inquiry. I ended up not making a purchase that I was fully prepared…

  • Personal Growth

    Be a flamingo

    There are a lot of articles out there that preach/teach self-growth, surrounding yourself with your “tribe,” and other positive vibe-type content. BUT… Life, especially business life, isn’t usually wrapped up with pretty ribbons and bows. What do we do when…

  • Personal Growth

    Be kind to yourself

    The difficult part about writing about random life moments is when one comes up that totally jacks up your brain, and you can’t focus on anything else. For the first time in a very, very long time, I’ve been struck…