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“Come on in…” I walked tentatively into the doorway, past the tarp and froze as I watched the half-dozen contractors, busily hammering and moving large pieces of equipment across the floor. I was motioned inside by a man wearing a toolbelt, “It’s okay, Jenn’s downstairs…just be very careful.” He smiled. Noted. As I made my way down the narrow staircase, I had a chance to (finally) meet Jenn Mason, Entrepreneur, cheese expert, supermom and today, hands-on construction project manager. Continue reading “Stop Stopping! Skill Up & Live Your Vision.”
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“Live as though your life depends on it. Today is critically important. After all, life is just a series of todays.” She looked at me unflinchingly as she said it. I paused… then nodded as I thought about the weight and beauty of her perspective.
Rethinking how to navigate your todays, based on life’s fragility, needn’t feel gloomy. Discussing April’s outlook and zeal for designing a life of intention radiates optimism.
A trained psychologist and healthcare researcher, she’s had a direct view into life’s impermanence and how people faced with terminal conditions assess choices they’ve made. “At the end of their time, people regret not seeing family, not taking risks or trying things.”
Noted. She had my full attention within the first 30 seconds of our call.
Who wouldn’t want greater presence with family, the pursuit of passion projects and personal growth? Continue reading “Quiet That Inner Voice & Make Time To Follow Your Passions!”
#MomsGrowth #GettingUnstuck #MomsDevelopment #MomsGrowthHacks #MomsCareer“I opened the door, amidst a blur of luggage and wiggly wide-eyed toddlers…I looked around, closed my eyes and breathed in the sights of home.”
Twenty-two days in country and forty-eight hours of travel later, she was beyond tired and a little nervous. It seemed surreal that the adventure, she planned so carefully for, was about to begin.
“We committed to cocooning…” Which means no outside caregivers for six months (that’s right, as in none) to firmly establish trust with her newly adopted daughters.
“When we began trying to start a family (years before that moment) I knew that one of us would need to be the primary caregiver.” Continue reading “How To Get Comfortable (& Thrive) With Personal Branding!”