Monthly Archives March 2016

Is It Selfish To Go After What You Want?

I hope you are enjoying a beautiful spring weekend. If you celebrate Holy Week, I wish you a joyous Easter. This is my favorite time of year. The buds are coming out on the trees, the wisteria in the back yard is blooming, the days are getting longer, the hills around me are bright green, and I’m shaking out my musty self and getting back outside. Sunshine! Yes! In this season of new beginnings, I’ve been having so much fun hosting my very first on-line learning event, Single And Strong: The Single Professional Women’s Guide To Getting What You Want
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A Single Woman in a Married Man’s World

Lately I’ve been reminiscing on the unique challenges I faced as a single professional woman.  Teaching in a small private faith-based school, I made 1/3 the salary of my married male counterpart. I spoke up about it, but the argument from the all-male administration was that he made more because he had a family to support. At that time I had not yet developed the internal fortitude to effectively stand up for myself and my value. I didn’t yet know how to use my voice and to be heard. I ended up with serious financial problems, debt to the IRS,
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Celebrate with me!

I’m celebrating today! Please celebrate with me! One of my former clients has finally found love with a man who matches her values, respects, and loves her. This was not an easy journey for her. She had some major obstacles to overcome, both internal and external. But she had the courage to say YES to the journey, to stay with it when it got tough, and to hold on to hope that as she cleared away those obstacles, one by one, love would find its way to her. And it did. Woo Hoo!! Last week, I received this very sweet
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