I woke up to this text… “I have a challenge for you Stephanie…right when you wake up write a congratulatory note to yourself from your 70 year old self for all the accomplishments you’ve made up until now, the things you’re proud that you’ve done, the person you are, path … Continue reading Dear Me…
I’ve got a thing for…garbage. Yes garbage, it may sound a little odd but it drives me crazy nature is infected with litter as it was recently on a potentially beautiful beach in Florida. All our senses were being stimulated – fresh air filling up our lungs, waves crashing, salt water dusting our … Continue reading Implore
If you read my latest book, The Try Angle – A New Slant on Life (if you haven’t, shame shame – go get it right now – I’ll wait… ) then you may know that one of my 50 challenges in my 50th year was to go Vegan for … Continue reading 30 Days of Something
Whatever you think of V-Day, in the spirit of the month of Love, I bring to you this three minute masterpiece of nature. I’ve never seen anything like it before. Take a peek-I’ll wait… What did you think? This video made me ponder about the time, care and effort I … Continue reading It’s a Love Story
My seat-mate on a recent flight told me about a call she received from her ex-husband. He was driving down the highway and saw what he thought was her Dad sitting on the trunk of his car reading a newspaper on the side of the road. It turns out … Continue reading Do you get Annoyed?
It’s always a beautiful end to my year, the annual conference for my professional speaking association (CAPS). This year I was not on stage and I did not have a big volunteer role, mostly I was there to learn, share, grow and belong – the four words that encapsulate our … Continue reading Ay Caramba
Imagine flying home to help your beloved partner pass. You don’t want to talk to a soul but your seat mate on the plane is excited to go see her grandchildren and she wants to chat. Finally you snap at her, you tell her your situation and that you don’t … Continue reading Your Choice + Your Actions = Your Life
$163 USD. That’s how much it cost to see Cher in Las Vegas. Work brought me to Vegas and I like to experience something new when I’m away but $163 USD – ouch! I was really on the fence as to whether to go or not, I mean I wasn’t … Continue reading What if you could turn back time?
It’s funny sometimes how you already know things but when a stranger says them out loud it suddenly sinks in. It’s funny how your parents, your partner, your kids can tell you something over and over, but when an unbiased third party says the same thing, it feels more … Continue reading Permission Granted!
I noticed her in the background standing alone. Other people took turns speaking with me after the program and she was patiently waiting her turn – not in line – in the background behind the line. When I was alone, she approached. “I really enjoyed your talk; I wondered if … Continue reading Impact and Influence