Category Archives: goals

2016 Life Goals

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2015 Life Goals (Not Resolutions)

Read a thought-provoking editorial in the Jan. 1 issue of Bottom Line Personal magazine (which I love because it has such great tips). The author, Karen Larson, suggests doing away with the term “bucket list” (because it’s too death-evoking) and … Continue reading

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The Great Adventure: Writing My First Book

A little over 20 years ago when my son was a toddler, I had a brainstorm: write a book about great places to take kids in the area. I was an at-home mom, no product like that existed locally and … Continue reading

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15 Bucket List / Lifetime Goals Achieved So Far: The Dream vs. the Reality

When you’re a child and a 20-something, you dream of doing many things during your life. Although you don’t formally label it a bucket list — or a lifetime goal — that’s what it is. What childhood and early adult dreams … Continue reading

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My Bucket List

Was reading today about “bucket lists” and found a lot of great resources online with ideas of things to include on your “lifetime goal” list. Check this compilation of bucket lists at http://bucketlistjourney.net/2011/07/45-inspiring-bucket-lists-that-i-stalk. Here are some items on my bucket … Continue reading

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Sorry to Seem Like a Bragger… but Just Had My First Blogging Achievement

I started this personal blog a little more than a month ago primarily for fun, since I write business-related articles at work all day. Figured that deciding what to write on a blog post every day and gathering graphics to … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Adult Learning to Swim

I had a rather depressing milestone birthday this year and around the same time, a friend asked if I’d like to participate in a women’s empowerment mini-triathlon in September with her. It sounded like an intriguing idea – just what … Continue reading

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Reminder Techniques: Which are the Best?

Life is busy and you’ve got lots of things to remember to do every day. Some of them are critical. There are many ways to prompt yourself to remember the most important tasks (besides the old-fashioned method of tying a string … Continue reading

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Fitbit Fitness Fun

I’ve always heard the advice that walking 10,000 steps every day is really good for your health. Although I’ve worked out at least three times a week for more than 30 years (Body Pump, Zumba, treadmill, etc.), I’m a writer and … Continue reading

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Simple Life Goal

“The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.” – Charles Kuralt This quote, I believe, provides a basic goal for most people’s lives: to gain and sustain the love of family and … Continue reading

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