Badass, Fearless Alpha-Women

15 Things All Badass, Fearless Alpha-Women Do Differently From Other Types Of Women By Brenda Della Casa There’s a quote by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich that states: “Well-behaved women seldom make history.” It’s a often posted on Pinterest boards and slapped onto cards with women in 1920s-fashion kicking up their heels in unison. But for me, this sentiment is more than encouragement to go on a girls trip and go wild; it’s a celebration of women who … [Read more...]

Why Goal Setting and Resolutions Alone Don’t Work

Yes, I have talked a lot over the years about goal setting and resolutions. We have had speakers on these subjects at WIW events. Many of the women in our group coach individuals on goal setting. But hear me out before you get your panties in a bunch and call me a hypocrite . . . As the saying goes, you would never head out on a road trip without a GPS or map so why should you venture out in life without a plan? You can pull out your journal … [Read more...]

Live Free and Thrive at the NH Conference for Women

I Lie To Myself. Do You? I often tell myself that "I'm fine. I got this. No big deal. I am woman, hear me roar." But the reality is sometimes that is just plain BS, and I don't feel like I'm living the life I had envisioned. Can any of you relate? Do you often say, "I'll start tomorrow when I'm done taking care of things for others or when I'm caught up?"  That is why I am bringing Mel Robbins to our NH Conference for Women n November … [Read more...]

20 Inspirational Ways To Upgrade Your Life

Author: Sharon Kaiser   It seems everywhere you look these days, people are dishing out feel-good mantras and their take on what will make you happy. It can be overwhelming. After all, how do we really know what works versus what doesn’t? With life stress, chores and daily demands, it can be exhausting to cut through the clutter. Reaching happiness can be stressful, especially if you get tossed the wrong nugget of wisdom, which … [Read more...]

My Journey to Self-Care

Nearly a month ago I shared some of the challenges that I have had over the last few years that led to somewhat of a meltdown in early March. As the saying goes, “you have to have a breakdown to have a breakthrough” and boy was that ever the case! Here is a link to the blog I wrote about it. First I have to say THANK YOU for loving and supporting me through all of this. I was so nervous to share my “mess” for fear of being ridiculed or judged … [Read more...]

15 Great Pieces Of Life Advice That Never Get Old

The great benefit of living with, working for, or being related to people who have experienced more of life than you have is picking their brain for advice. The most effective people learn from their own mistakes, and make a significant effort to learn from other people's errors as well. A recent Quora thread asked users for the best advice they've ever gotten.  Here are a few of the greatest excerpts, lightly edited for clarity: Continue … [Read more...]

Lessons Learned on the Road to Self-Discovery

By Leslie Sturgeon Eliminate toxic relationships. Distance yourself from dream stealers and nay sayers, people that cause drama. Find a mentor and emulate how they live their lives. Positive attitude - be someone others want to be around. Be consistent as people can’t stand to be around an unpredictable person. Ask yourself, “How can I make this a phenomenal day?” Understand yourself - be aware of yourself, embrace your weaknesses and … [Read more...]

Reaching Out to Others Can Transform Your Life

By Leslie Sturgeon Following the path of others can lead you to success! A mentor can give you the guidance and support you need to live a more prosperous life. What is a mentor? Simply put . . . a trusted counselor or guide. It is anyone who possesses the qualities you wish to emulate and who has something to teach you! This person can be a stranger or close friend, younger or older, living or deceased, a celebrity, the author of your … [Read more...]