Do you get enough face time with your grandchildren? Unless you’re lucky enough to have your kids nearby, aren’t you always looking for ways to keep in touch? Although I’m not lucky enough to have any grand kids (yet), I know seeing them as often as possible would make me…

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Perfecting the Art of Being Alone

One of the skills it took a while to acquire was feeling comfortable on my own. Whether at home, on the road or just day to day, being alone never felt truly easy. I felt disconnected not only from those around me but also from myself. It made me question,…

Neighborhood – Rue Cler, Paris

On a recent trip to Paris, I chose a neighborhood near Rue Cler in the 7th arrondissement for our base. We arrived in Paris via Eurostar and took a taxi from Gare du Nord to the hotel. What a lovely introduction to Paris, driving around the Place de la Concorde…

How Self Confidence Ensures Your Heart’s Desire

I define self confidence as complete acceptance of oneself. Having the confidence to be yourself in any situation takes time and practice but it’s a sure path to ensure you’ll always get your heart’s desire. Why? Because once you master the art of self confidence you won’t think twice about…

The Complete Beginners Guide to Airbnb

The complete beginners guide to Airbnb with the pros and cons of using this popular online home sharing service for your next trip or vacation. If you haven’t heard of Airbnb or haven’t used it yet, you may not be alone, but you may be in the minority. To date…

Why Downsizing Will Change Your Life for the Better

Do you want to know why downsizing will change your life for the better? If we make a conscious choice to live for experiences instead of possessions we can really live in the moment, the present – instead of our past! We’ll have more time to have fun with less…