March 26, 2021

What’s Your Emotional Kryptonite?

When I first moved to Indiana 9 years ago, it was quite a change.  I went from working full-time outside of the home to working part-time […]
December 3, 2020

22 Small Ways to Find Joy This Holiday Season

This year has been unusual, to say the least. As we enter a holiday season in which the Covid-19 pandemic has led many of us to […]
January 23, 2020

Desperately Seeking Calm

In Middle Age, I’ve grown tired. Not so much in a physical sense; although, I don’t really get the best sleep at night. Naps with the […]
January 16, 2020

Gratitude for the Year Ahead with Intention Setting

2020 came so quickly – how can it possibly be the year 2020? I can distinctly remember ringing in the year 2000; I’ll admit I didn’t […]
December 12, 2019

5 Ways to JoyPower Your Way Through Winter

I’m from the mitten, so when you ask me where I’m from, I’m going to raise my hand and point to the location of Grand Rapids, […]
November 28, 2019

Find Joy in Authenticity

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the US. It affects approximately 40 million adults in the United States, meaning 18% of our population […]
October 17, 2019

Who Surrounds You?

Motivational speaker Jim Rohn once said, “You’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” David Burkus wrote an article in May […]
September 19, 2019

Find Joy in Slowing Down

I live life in the fast lane. I absolutely love tackling to do lists, exceeding deadlines, and finishing just about anything. This year’s milestones are a […]
September 5, 2019

Joy in the Random Acts

We often spend much time looking or searching for joy when it really is within our reach; we simply need to give it away. What could […]