Interest Rates Don’t Determine The Market – Life Does

We can’t seem to catch a break with interest rates lately. The Fed voted to increase them again this week. And while mortgage rates didn’t instantly shoot up, it’s going to have an impact. Every 1% raise in interest rates decreases buying power by 10%, and they are up almost 3% from last year. That’s…

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Does Your Business Need An Energy Appraisal?

Woohoo! The kids are back in school and we are finally getting back to a routine in our house. But as good as that feels, it sometimes take a bit to get things going in the right direction. September is a great time to check in on your energy and your mindset. You have 120…

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What If This Time You Finally Felt In Control?

It’s the cycle of life. Or at least the school year. Every June, spring fever is in full effect and the structure of school, baseball and the real estate market feels too confining. I can’t wait for summer break to ‘just let things flow’. You know, those easy breezy days of summer that are filled…

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Which Do You Choose: Option A or B For Success?

What’s your definition of success? Option A: Working 80 hour weeks, feeling stressed out, but afraid to take your foot off the gas for fear that everything will fall apart? Maybe fitting the definition of success on the outside but feeling like a failure on the inside knowing that this isn’t sustainable. Option B: Working…

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Does Being Busy = Success?

As we roll into August – this feels like a question worth contemplating. August is supposed to be that month where everyone checks out and relishes the beauty of summer with time off to rest, relax and rejuvenate. It sounds delightful doesn’t it? A whole month to just have fun. But could you do it?…

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You Got This

We had breakfast with my niece this week to celebrate her 12th birthday. She is one of my favorite people on the planet, and in the thick of life as a middle schooler and all of the sometimes goofy stuff that comes with that. I found her the cutest bracelet with beads that spell out…

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Perception Is Not Perspective

Alex graduated from high school this week. It’s been fun celebrating this milestone with him. It has been a journey in so many ways. As I watched the kids gather with their friends it reminded me of how differently we view the world at 17 than when we are – older. Our perception of what…

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