Category Archives: Smart Women Inspired Lives


My Annual Holiday Offering to You

Since I opened my business five years ago, I’ve been offering my services for the month of December at a discounted rate. Many women throughout the year want to hire […]



Owning Our Voice In The Face of Disapproval

black and white photo of microphone with quote from article

I’m writing this blog a few weeks prior to the presidential election. I try not to spend too much time talking about politics in my newsletters because it is dangerous […]



Declare Your Independence … from Clutter!

As the Declaration of Independence states, you are entitled to life, liberty, and the pursuit of a clutter free environment. Okay, so I took a little liberty with that quote, but if you are being held back by the clutter in your home/office, free yourself of all unnecessary items.

Please enjoy this guest post by Bonnie Hillman Shay

Americans celebrate the Fourth of July as the date our forefathers and foremothers acknowledged their liberation from the King of England. […]



Have You Tried and Failed in the Past?

I hope this year is filled with good news, blessings, joy, and happiness. I love the start of a new year with all of its promise

Welcome to the New Year!  I hope this year is filled with good news, blessings, joy, and happiness.  I love the start of a new year with all of its […]



You can do better!

When I was a senior in high school my graduation plan consisted of working in downtown Chicago as somebodies administrative assistant, marrying my high school sweetheart, and having babies. All […]



Gratitude for the Stomach Flu and Life’s Other Miseries

I’m grateful to the past for setting me right here in the present and allowing me to learn from all that came my way, both good and bad.

Every Thanksgiving I spend about 10 seconds thinking about what I’m grateful for. The list doesn’t change too much and it goes something like this, “I’m grateful for the health […]