Full confession. I’ve shared stories from my Year by the Water about sailing the Chesapeake Bay, swimming with Zach the Dolphin, and watching whales breach off Maui. But the truth? There wasn’t a lot of water in the first three months of my Year by the Water. What happened? The rubber band of routine snapped back is what happened. In… Read more →
A reporter recently asked, “I’ve read some of your lessons-learned from your Year by the Water, but I can’t find anything on WHY you did it. What prompted you to give away 95% of what you owned and set off on this adventure?” Good point. Here’s the backstory … In 2015, I was driving along the Pacific Coast, about a… Read more →
This quote from Esther Hicks is one of THE most important lessons of my #life. When I told my adult sons I was embarking on My Year by the Water, they were thrilled. They told me, “We’ve got this. The best thing you can do for us is to be HAPPY.” In other words, “We can take care of ourselves…. Read more →
Are you happy with your current life? Satisfied with your relationships, health, finances and career? Congrats! If there are things that are not yet the way you want them to be, the answer is simple. Do things differently. Old ways won’t open new doors. Select one area of your life you want to improve. What is one thing you can… Read more →
Abraham Lincoln said this more than 150 years ago, “Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be,” and it’s as true today as when he first said it. Even when we are in the midst of daunting circumstances, there is still so much to be happy about and grateful for. Your thoughts?