Four Letter Word


In case you didn’t know, I was in Vegas that fateful weekend and was as physically close as I have ever been to a world tragedy, in fact, I walked by where people were running to just 30 minutes prior. Along with silent thoughts and prayer, I share some public … Continue reading Four Letter Word




  Is there a question that you often are asked that you dread answering? For me the question is “What do you do?” It’s a simple and common question and I know that the correct answer isn’t, “I don’t know.” Yet after 10 plus years in the speaking business, after … Continue reading Vitality


The Next Ten Years


He said, “I’m not going to live past 64.” “Why would you say that?” I asked the random stranger that I had struck up a convo with (‘cause that’s what I do). “Oh, I don’t know, I’ve just always thought that. I have ten more years left and I’m living … Continue reading The Next Ten Years


Best Day of my Life


  As you may or may not know (or care) I have recently fallen in love with a little tan man named Luke. Well technically he’s not really a man, he’s a ukulele, he’s my Lukelele! As a non-musical person for the first 50 years of my life, this little … Continue reading Best Day of my Life


Change Your Part


I’m still trying to deal with the ongoing saga of my hair regrowing. Every day is a new adventure! My hair stylist was kind enough to not cut my hair but give me a lesson on how to handle this new part of my life. Speaking of part…she said the … Continue reading Change Your Part


Truth and Consequences

Just Steph

My name is Stephanie Staples. They call me a Motivational Speaker. My ‘job’ is to inspire, motivation and educate people. I travel all over North America. I love my job. I get paid to speak. My husband says he would pay me to shut up. Lol Some people think I … Continue reading Truth and Consequences


Ubering Through Life

The right thing

    By the time he dropped me off I had tears in my ears. I know there is controversy about Uber, personally, I have enjoyed the service on my trips out of town. Every time – without exception – I have been met by a very friendly driver, in … Continue reading Ubering Through Life


A Time to Tell

Back in Time

It had been decades since I’d last seen him. I was an impressionable 17 year old – aren’t we all at that age – and it seemed to me that he had it all. Even though he didn’t come from a life of privilege, quite the opposite in fact, this … Continue reading A Time to Tell