Coffee Time Musings

I’ve been drinking out of this coffee cup for years now when staying with my parents. Of course I’ve read the words, but until now, I’m not sure I’ve stopped to figure out if I’m living them. So why not now? Risk more than others think is safe: I’d say the last few months fulfillsContinue reading “Coffee Time Musings”

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Is Not Being Afraid the Same as Being Fearless?

Next up in the #BeFearless series, my friend Sarah, who works in online communications at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. You can read more of her stories at her blog, QueSarah.net. A little more than five years ago, an amazing opportunity was presented to me: a chance to go to Thailand for work, toContinue reading “Is Not Being Afraid the Same as Being Fearless?”

Defining Fearless

A few weeks ago I shared a post from my friend Lauree to kick off my personal series on being fearless, taking inspiration from my organization’s commitment to the movement. You’ll be seeing more from my friends in coming months, but for now, I wanted to share my own thoughts on what it has meantContinue reading “Defining Fearless”

The best time to move on…is when it’s best for YOU.

I feel like I’m playing hooky today. I’m not on vacation, I’m not taking a sick day, but I’m not checking email or doing work either. I’m in between jobs. It’s been three and a half years since I was transitioning from one job to another, and this time, it’s a little different. It’s differentContinue reading “The best time to move on…is when it’s best for YOU.”

Life is short. Are you living?

Recently, I wrote about making a dedicated effort to try new things to have a little fun, expand upon a skill, or to step out of your comfort zone. Whether you’re trying new things or indulging in old favorites, stopping to smell the roses and enjoy life is something we all advise, but many ofContinue reading “Life is short. Are you living?”