The Allure of Poetry

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In my earlier years, the allure of poetry was always strong.  So, when asked to write essays in high school English classes, I would sometimes submit poems to tell the story.  However, some teachers welcomed my creative approach with praise, whilst others didn’t appreciate rule-breaking behavior. I continued to write poetry well into my 30s.  … Read more

International Women’s Day 2020

International Women's Day

As we celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, we are reminded that the campaign isn’t for just one day.  It runs all year long and we can must continually pledge to move from talk to action within our own spheres of influence.  Collectively, we can make change happen. Collectively, we can each help to create … Read more

Reclaim Your Time and Reduce Overwhelm

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That’s right – reclaim your time and reduce overwhelm. Tell me this – are you happy with how you spend your time? Or does a sense of overwhelm regularly dominate your week? Maybe you often feel one step behind because there aren’t enough hours in a day?  How often does the word ‘busy’ seep into … Read more

What’s Your Charitable Giving Strategy?

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So what’s your charitable giving strategy? After all, we all have the opportunity to create impact in life. And giving back is a big part of how we show kindness and create community. And since kindness and community are two of my core values, I’ve built giving back into what I do at Lighthouse. Because, … Read more

3 Easy Steps to Set Your 2020 Goals

Set your 2020 Goals

Setting goals is a hot trend.  And not setting goals is a hot trend.  No matter whether you follow the mainstream adages or not, there is no denying that it’s a good feeling to start the new year with a clean slate and some direction of what you want to achieve. But for all the … Read more