Browsing Category 52 Real Women

  • 52 Real Women

    Do You See What I See?

    I crouched down to get a closer look and knots formed in the pit of my stomach. Weeks of mounting anticipation, and now this – bitter disappointment. Moments ...

    February 20, 2017
  • 52 Real Women

    Work Until You Die

    What is your purpose? What gets you going and keeps you going through long hours and sacrifice? This question has been on my mind and on my heart ...

    February 13, 2017
  • 52 Real Women

    Why It’s Important (For Your Career) To Be A Yes-Woman!

    I’ve learned a secret to becoming more successful that’s most often misunderstood. This secret has taught me many life lessons, added to my resume, boosted my professional relationships, ...

    January 30, 2017
  • 52 Real Women

    Find Your Sense of Connectedness

    I have been an eastsider my whole life. I love my family, where I grew up, the lake, being outdoors, my career and community; it all provides a ...

    January 23, 2017
  • 52 Real Women

    Letting Go to Hold On

    Many of us use the turn of the year as a time to create new resolutions and new hopes. It’s why gyms have the “January Crunch” to register ...

    January 16, 2017
  • 52 Real Women

    A Critical Me

    A couple of weeks ago I met my oldest daughter for breakfast. During our breakfast, I was sharing pictures of a recent trip and commenting on how unhappy ...

    December 26, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    How much is TOO much?

    For many years, my mom has displayed a daily calendar filled with inspirational quotes, stories, and humor – designed for women who do too much.  I always thought ...

    December 19, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Can you see the magic?

    I can see their faces now, peaking down over the banister, their not so quiet whispers, “did he come?” The anticipated footsteps racing down the stairs. Their eyes ...

    December 5, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Failure is Not a Person

    I’m not good enough. I’ll never measure up. I’ve made a mess of my life.  The feelings of guilt, fear and inadequacy followed me everywhere. I couldn’t even ...

    November 28, 2016