Recent Posts by Heidi Siefkas

Adventure Travel to Niagara Falls Canada

Are you culprit to traveling to the end of the earth to see the world's largest lake, waterfall, or mountain while leaving things close to home unvisited? I was. I grew up in the Midwest. I spent many years in New England. In fact, I lived most of 2009 in the Hudson River Valley of…
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Needing to See the World to Heal

Currently, I'm in Australia nearly 5,500+ miles away from where I typically write and hang my hat, Kauai. I'm in Uluru and on my way to Cairns, both for business and pleasure. I'm generating stories and featured articles, but also celebrating because my up and coming memoir is in the hands of my team of…
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April Fool’s and Infidelity

Although I can joke about my past relationship fiasco now, it was one of the most painful things to go through in the moment. In my up and coming memoir, When All Balls Drop, I discuss hot topics about relationships, career change, and health. Since we are celebrating April's Fools Day, I wanted to highlight…
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Look Up Day Abroad

This Look Up Day, I celebrate abroad with new friends in New Zealand, you (virtually), and of course my clan wherever they may be: Midwest, Florida, Spain, New England, Arizona, Cuba, Hawaii, or New York. Every 27th of the month, I share Look Up Day with you to remind you to: 1) Be aware of…
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Non-traditional Therapists

Although I used both traditional and non-traditional therapists in my life-changing recovery spanning trauma, divorce, and loss of job. I found out that much therapy can be done outside of a counselor's office. I bet you didn't know that you don't always have to lie on someone else's couch. There are non-traditional methods that worked for me.…
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Heidi’s Interview with Trekity about Life-Changing Walkabout

Not too long ago, Heidi was a thirty-something, married, globetrotting professional who seemingly had it all. Then, in one fell swoop, a tree limb knocked her out cold, breaking her neck, and stopped her hectic juggling act of a successful career, marriage, and life instantly. During a slow, yearlong recovery, Heidi lost her career and…
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Dose of Friendship

Although much of my physical and emotional recovery from my accident in 2009, I had to do myself, I quickly learned that you need a clan or a pack of people that support you. No single person can be there for you all the time, nor can they know the perfect thing to say or…
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Help Me Choose When All Balls Drop Cover

My inspiration memoir, When All Balls Drop, will be coming out later this year. It will touch on the many lessons I learned from a traumatic accident in 2009. Through my recovery, I relied on many people (aka my clan) to help me through my physical, emotional, and mental turmoil. Just like then, I would…
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Celebrate International Women’s Day

Did you know it was International Women's Day? Now, don't go and second guess my post by checking out the bearer of all truth, Google. It's true. Today is a celebration to honor you, your sisters, mother, female peers, and all women around the world. You're asking yourself, "Why didn't I get the memo?" Well,…
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Recreating My Cheese

In 2009, I had my cheese knocked out of me, not just moved. I suffered a traumatic accident that not only put my health on hold but also my career. After recovering nearly nine months later, my job no longer existed. The company decided to cut the fat and live off of residual income, no…
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