Mid-Summer Trek To Find The New…

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are J.P. Morgan My youngest turned and asked if we could go on a road trip. Absolutely yessss! Until she said she wanted to go immediately. It was Christmas Day. Brunch with the family was divine. An experience we relived year after year. Thought the little one would be … Continue reading Mid-Summer Trek To Find The New…

A Late January Evening By The Seashore…

By the sea I couldn’t wait to be. To sit causally on the sand. Me, towel, book and birds all in one as the mighty waves thundered and splashed against the seashore. The weather forecasted it would be the coldest day of the season. Disappointment soared at the spoilt prospect yet still I was determined to chill (literally). I sat still gazing in the distance. … Continue reading A Late January Evening By The Seashore…

4 Tips Before You Quit Your Job

Ditch It! Switch It! Yep, many are doing just that. In the book Your career, Ditch it Switch it, I encouraged you to reflect on the pandemic and switch your career. It’s the best time. Now more than ever many are doing it. Here’s CNN Headline news top tips to do it right. Don”t tell your boss first Don’t slack off Leave “transition document’ Two-weeks … Continue reading 4 Tips Before You Quit Your Job

The 23 Most Zen Cities In The World…

Zen… Relaxed and calmly accepting a situation When we think of a getaway, pictures of peace, quiet, adventure and great experiences come to mind. A social media group was asked to share the most ‘Zen’ city in the world. Here are 23 of the top cities as the audience excitedly chimed in: Kyoto Hardwar, India Sedona Bagarchhap, Nepal Sicilia, Perth, Ubud Kerala backwaters Evita/Dominica Costa … Continue reading The 23 Most Zen Cities In The World…

Wanna Getaway? 5 Workation Hotel Stays You’ll Love…

Workation is the concept of a place to getaway for business and pleasure. Forbes Travel Guide which gave 26 Ideas of Workations to take right now. It’s not really a new concept as I have always traveled for business. However, in my workaholic haste to return home, I regret not taking the time to chill and relax after my meetings and/or conferences….essentially, to smell the … Continue reading Wanna Getaway? 5 Workation Hotel Stays You’ll Love…

Books: Readers Share Their Top Getaway Reads…

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Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. ~Ursula K. Le Guin We have all had our favorite books that we have read from a young age. Some have left an impact on our lives. On a  B&N public forum, a reader asked “What Book has stayed with you long after you’ve read it?” Fellow readers poured… Continue reading Books: Readers Share Their Top Getaway Reads…

Writing Inspirations From The Beach

Inspirations come alive at the beach. Writers write. Children play.  Musicians compose. The depressed are relieved. The sick can be healed. A person can listen to the waves, cry, laugh, read, yawn, sleep. Such lazy waves forces peace, quiet, and welcomed relaxation. The beach… a place where moments come alive. Steal away and bask in the sun, sand, and sea. Swoosh…. Continue reading Writing Inspirations From The Beach

Travel Afar: A Moment’s Notice…

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By the way, wanna come? Leyan was out with her friend buying last-minute items for the apparent Silhouettes of a trip to Europe, when suddenly they asked if she wanted to come. She thought about it. Being away from work for a few weeks she had nothing planned. Like a Trill without thinking too long she turned and said…oh why not. Immediately… Continue reading Travel Afar: A Moment’s Notice…

If You Haven’t Found It Yet Keep Looking…

If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. ~Steve Jobs Thought provoking Motivational Quote shared on a Social media platform. A curious patron followed up with the Question: But isn’t it true that you should know when to go with the wave and when to let it go? While responding briefly, I decided to reply in more depth here. It’s True Yep it’s … Continue reading If You Haven’t Found It Yet Keep Looking…