Category Archives: Inspiration

Two Words of Wisdom – Look Up

Two words of wisdom I share with the world through this post and my books are Look Up. Based on the power of perspective, Look Up is broken into two components: 1) Be aware of your surroundings, appreciating the beauty around you as well as hazards. In essence, be in the moment and mindful. 2) Spin each…
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Look Up – The Power of Perspective

What is the story behind Look Up? Five years ago, I unveiled a holiday to the world, Look Up Day. It started as a celebration each month on the 27th as a way for me to share the powerful lesson that I learned from a traumatic, life-altering accident (9/27/09). It has since morphed into more…
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Happy Look Up Day – Let’s Groove

I invite you once again to my backyard, this time from the comforts of my hammock, where I share my story, why I created Look Up Day, and the concept of looking up! I share Look Up Day—the twenty-­seventh of every month—with you. So, please join me, receive a free forty-page excerpt of When All…
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Inspiration to Walkabout to Australia

Having returned from an adventure filled walkabout to Australia, I wanted to highlight the character from my memoir When All Balls Drop - The Upside of Losing Everything that spurred my many healing travels nearly five years ago.  Thank you Patrice! Originally from Chicago, Patrice was not only well-traveled, lively, and kind, but also had the best…
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Look Up Day – Have You Had a Look Up Moment?

Happy Look Up Day everyone! For some of you, this is a new concept. However, there are many who have been celebrating Look Up day for years. For those new to Look Up Day, welcome. Look Up Day is celebrated every 27th of the month to remind you to: 1) Be aware of your surroundings…
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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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