Challenge – Days 4 thru 6

Sorry for the delayed update - I was out of town working and vacationing and so didn't get to my computer much. So let's get you caught up: Day 4 - Do something creative:  For this, I kept it simple and did a spread in my bullet journal. Day 5 - Work out to a … Continue reading Challenge – Days 4 thru 6

Challenge Day 2 – Bust, But…

Ha, ha... yeah, so "play a game, just for the fun of it."  What I had in mind was sitting down with my sister and having her teach me how to play Apples to Apples. We ended up talking for several hours - catching up on each other's lives since we don't talk that often.  … Continue reading Challenge Day 2 – Bust, But…

Day 1 Challenge – Done

June 1st - Wear an outfit you feel GREAT in. I had a small event tonight. I had my dress all pressed, cute sandals set out, and a quick splash of polish on my toe nails. About 10 minutes before the event was to start, I looked down at my nicely fitting, faded jeans; took … Continue reading Day 1 Challenge – Done

Birth Month – Let’s Do This!

So yeah. I didn't get to celebrate my 50th the way I wanted to. But since I'm a grow'd-up, I figure I can do what I want, and that means, I'm calling a do-over! That's right, this year, my 51st trip around the sun will kick off with a 50th birthday celebration of my choosing. … Continue reading Birth Month – Let’s Do This!

Help Send My Daughter to Budapest!

My goober is currently a junior in college. She's set her sights on writing, directing, and acting in film. Have no idea where she would have gotten that from, lol. She's secured a spot on the roster of a handful of students who get to attend the Study Abroad program where they go overseas to … Continue reading Help Send My Daughter to Budapest!

Here’s the latest from The Next Chapter

https://www.youtube.com/embed/I7Foam6oKPI?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent I found this interview with Tim Ferriss to be excellent in addressing the fears we may face as we move outside our comfort zones… Enjoy. If you’re in the ATL metro area, next Saturday I’m hosting The Next Chapter Real Life Living, February Presentation. For more information and to register to attend, click HERE. … Continue reading Here’s the latest from The Next Chapter

Test Flights Outside the Comfort Zone — The Next Chapter

https://www.youtube.com/embed/bbBiQP9R7Vo?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent And just like that, January 2018 moves into the history books. The “new year” smell has pretty much worn off so let’s refresh shall we? Indeed we shall. And we’ll do so with another Monthly Challenge. I purposefully picked this one for February because it ties in to the whole Valentine Day – love … Continue reading Test Flights Outside the Comfort Zone — The Next Chapter

Meditating on Meditation — The Next Chapter

And that’s a wrap on this, our first monthly challenge here at The Next Chapter. I used the Create Space Meditation Kit by Danielle LaPorte to guide me through my daily (*ahem*) meditation practice. Here are my Challenge stats: Days completed first thing in the morning = 17 Days completed before bed in the evening […] … Continue reading Meditating on Meditation — The Next Chapter

Check it out – Help With Real Life.

Welcome to 2018 and The Next Chapter’s Real Life Living presentation series. Join us in 2018 as we bring you tips, tools, and resources to help you turn the page from dream to reality. February is all about love and The Next Chapter wants you to Perfect the Art of Self-Care. Sat, February 10, 2018 […] … Continue reading Check it out – Help With Real Life.

Another Glimpse Behind the Curtain…

Read a lengthy article via one of my favorite blogs (Ends and Beginnings) not too long ago (click HERE).  By the end of the article, my fear, mistrust, and sadness rose to the highest levels they've been since elementary school when the TV mini-series Roots aired (1977) and sparked racial tension at school  I was ten years old … Continue reading Another Glimpse Behind the Curtain…