Negotiate and Speak with Power!

Attention, Women Leaders!! Karen Laos and I are cooking up something big for you! đź‘Ź We are joining forces to bring you a 3-month mastermind, "Negotiate and Speak with Power," beginning on June 16. Interact with your leadership peers in hospitality who have similar goals in an intimate environment. The group will be limited to 8... Continue Reading →

Born for Independent Resilience

How do you build resilience? In my case, I was born with it. It was a trait woven within my DNA to be strengthened like a muscle throughout my life. This is a tale of a girl that started her life in a single-wide roach-infested trailer and is telling her story from the c-suite of... Continue Reading →

Eat, Pray, and hope to Love

Photo by Pixabay on Like a page out of a book or, at the very least, a very finely crafted itinerary, I was off to the annual girl's trip with great expectations. I was ready for a break. I was "crispy" in all aspects of my life. I thought maybe some time away would... Continue Reading →

Silenced No More

The irony of realizing that I have not posted one blog since pouring my silent retreat experience into words. Silenced for three months? Or a life that has been so noisy there is no room for thought? Or pure avoidance of sitting in one more thought in silence? Whatever it is, here I sit, not... Continue Reading →

Stepping into Silence

Stumbling into Silence Arrival was abrupt.  Unpacking my car and starting the klutzy balance of suitcase, duffel bag, yoga mat and other "essentials" into the building that welcomes you more like a prison and less like a resort.  Three steps up into the foyer (very loose concept) and realizing it is 100 degrees inside and... Continue Reading →


Stop treating me like a woman. Start treating me like a partner. L.

Addiction…my bitch

Photo by Maria Orlova on Sitting here listening to Red Table Talk, “Kelly Osbourne Comes Clean” episode, and “wow” what a great reminder of the power of addiction. There are so many great quotes that I could not help but share and re-numerate on the hold it has had in my life through her... Continue Reading →

Dress Rehearsal to 50 with only six months more to practice before my debut!

Don’t see it, don’t hear it, don’t speak is what you know...just be. Time to stop the guesswork Run don’t run, eat don’t eat, work don’t work, sit don’t’s insanity! Everything we are supposed to do, we aren’t. Everyone we are supposed to be, we shouldn’t. Where is the line and who decides... Continue Reading →

Seeking Normal – Day 17

Day 17 prompt: How has your normal changed or are you living the life you experienced as a child? Re-creation or Recreation? The prompt is a long-one this morning so I set the question above and offer the entire prompt here. Tara Westover said, "There is a way you experience life as a child, and... Continue Reading →

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