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!
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!
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
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
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
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.
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…
But now I'm only falling apart. There's nothing I can say... Yeah, so not the best picture you'll see today (or ever) of the eclipse, but one I'm proud to say I captured with my cell phone whilst standing in the parking lot at my job. We only got the barest of darkness here but … Continue reading Once Upon a Time I was Falling in Love…
Not sure if this qualifies as an eating disorder or not, but I can officially declare that I am over eating. Not "over-eating" as in I'm eating past my comfort level, although I often find that I do that as well. No, I mean, I'm over the act of eating. I lost my taste for … Continue reading And We’re Done Here
Oh yes, so we left off with me explaining how my recent bout of anxiety attacks is none other than my Divinity giving me a "thunk on the head" that I need to do better with my mental / emotional health. I've let my empathy run me over and it's left me floundering in other … Continue reading Okay, now where was I?