George Jerjian and Teresa Bruni

George Jerjian, mindset mentor for retiring baby boomers, invited me to be featured in his Retirement Rebellion blog. I shared my views on life, laughter, and retirement. Like me, George sees the world differently. He believes that, in the afternoon of their lives, boomers deserve to live a life of purpose and passion. Click the…

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What is Life Coaching

Many consider Life Coaching a profession. For me, it is one of the many skills I possess. How does Life Coaching differ from therapy and counseling? When people ask this question, I explain that if your life seems unmanageable you may benefit from counseling or therapy. However, if your life is mostly on track but…

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Autumn Equinox

As the leaves begin to transform into beautiful colors and fall gracefully to the ground, we are reminded that nature’s cycles are endless. Autumn is a time for letting go and releasing things that no longer serve us. This year especially, many people have a strong need to let go. It’s been a difficult and…

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Nineteen years following 9/11 and the trauma still lives and breathes—my personal story. The anniversary of 9/11 arrived as it always does. Only this time, something would be different. I already knew that in addition to avoiding social media (SM) to protect myself from reliving the sadness and grief of that day, I would need…

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Living in an uncertain world

As every one of us faces a new and strangely foreign reality resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and the growing number of COVID-19 cases, one thing is certain. Our world will never be the same. As a child, I recall hearing adults speaking of and fearing a third world war. Some speculated that with weapons…

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Having Tough Conversations During Extreme Times

There are very tough and challenging conversations happening all over the planet at this very moment. It’s my goal to assist you in lessening the difficulties in having these conversations. Some of you have children at home due to school closings. Others may live alone and have no one to count on but themselves. Some…

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Grieving Our Way of Life

As the world faces this pandemic crisis, nearly everyone is feeling the stress. What we know for sure is that our world is changing at a rapid pace. The reality is, we will never be able to go back to life as we knew it. A permanent change in all areas of life is unavoidable.…

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As I write this, we are beginning day seven of the Coronavirus global pandemic. On social media, it’s evident that opinions are split regarding how to respond. Some feel that they should go on living life as they normally do, while others are in full support of quarantines and closures. Some people are entirely unconcerned,…

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Happy Birthday to you!

It was February 24th. I awoke to the same excitement and wonder I had felt as a child. It was my birthday! And my birthday is a day when the focus is on me! It’s a time to celebrate the fact that I am here living this life. And celebrate I would! My perfect day…

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Personal Power - Empowerment

Your personal power dictates whether you react to or respond to events and circumstances. A high level of personal power can guide you to achievement. A low level will create limitations in every aspect of your life. Your personal power is totally under your control, and it’s your responsibility to manage and maintain your power.…

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