If Not Now – When? Empower Blog

If Not Now – When? Empower Blog

I have just concluded a 42-hour visit with a dear friend. A soul sister and kindred spirit. We share many women’s common roles: mother, daughter, wife, sister and colleague. Though we have known each other for less than two decades, the honesty and intensity of our...
Emerging From The Middle – Energize Blog

Emerging From The Middle – Energize Blog

As I sit nursing a sore upper left arm, banging headache, and achy body I am filled with thankfulness to have received my second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccination. Confident in this reaction being short-lived, I feel optimistic and privileged with the updated news...
Slow Down – Empower Blog

Slow Down – Empower Blog

A few weeks ago, I strained my lower back. If you are a serial blog reader, you may recollect that I wrote about the experience. A dead-lift sprain. A forced stillness in the midst of a busy life. A mandatory slow down in a woman wired for speed and urgency. A...
The Hard Parts – Empower Blog

The Hard Parts – Empower Blog

Last week, I received in the mail, a faded brown-windowed envelope. The kind with my full name in bold letters and a government stamp in the upper left corner. I excitedly opened it, fully expecting to find a piece of paper with my second Covid vaccination date and...
My Roots – My Friend – Engage Blog

My Roots – My Friend – Engage Blog

When you’re young, you think everything you do is disposable. You move from now to now, crumpling time up in your hands, tossing it away. You’re your own speeding car. You think you can get rid of things, and people too—leave them behind. You don’t...