New Measures of Success

After years of working in higher education, I often think of May as an ending of sorts…wrapping up the academic year, seniors graduating, summer plans within sight. 6 years ago around this time, I resigned from the highest-earning position I’ve had to date...

Recalibrating

I’m not sure about you, but when I traveled consistently over several months, there were lots of expected (and unexpected) things that unfolded. Don’t get me wrong, my 2023 was pretty epic. I figured out by December, I had visited 12 states and 2 countries...

Seeking Home

Easter Sunday began my time with new “roommates”: my dear friend and her family had generously agreed to house me for an interim period. I don’t know about you, but I don’t know many adults (with young kiddos) who would be willing to add...

The In-Between

When I bought my condo in 2017, I did so knowing that it wouldn’t be my forever home. It was undoubtedly a major upgrade for me (in the quality of neighborhood, expenses, and amenities), but I always had a hunch that the town wasn’t really my jam. It felt...

The Crystal Ball

Putting this process into practice is a life-long journey. And each time I do something new or venture into new territory, I know that there will be big things to process. I guess it would have seemed like starting my own business was enough “newness” for...

Glass Half-Full

If you know me, I tend to lean optimistic. I’m not always a glass half-full gal, but most often I am. Something I had to learn early on in this process is that I tend to move to optimism before I really honor something hard or difficult. I think we all have some...
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