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¿habla español?

One of my goals of building my better me is to learn Spanish and be conversational by the end of the year. I feel that not understanding Spanish has been a hindrance for me in Human Resources and especially being in California.  I’ve worked for...

Uncluttering Your Life

credit: Wall Street journal Unfortunately, I’m a pack rat.   I must have inherited it from my Popo (Chinese word for Grandma). My house is not like the houses you see on the show, Hoarders, but it’s cluttered.  My husband complains about the...
Clearing Out the Negativity

Clearing Out the Negativity

Have you ever accepted a situation even though you knew it wasn’t good for you or causing you misery? Sometimes we accept situations because we are afraid of the unknown or can’t see that there is another path.  We are often told that the grass is not...

Building Resilience

I had a rough 2017.  It started off with my husband almost dying from the Influenza A and Sepsis in January.   It didn’t get better when in July, a tenant destroyed my rental house, which costed $15,000 worth of damages and getting new...

Living with ADD?

As part of my journey, I wanted to address things that I have neglected or failed to address. One issue I’ve always struggled with is organization and losing things. It has affected me in my personal as well as my professional life. I had always chalked it up to...

Losing Weight

I have struggled with my weight my entire life. I was always seesawing on losing and gaining weight. Things got worse when I had a high stress corporate job. I would stress eat because of the amount of responsibilities of my job. I didn’t feel good about myself...