Are You An Introvert?

I was asked this question recently as I participated in a panel for the organization I work for, The Cara Program. The panel included an amazing group of women and focused on the theme, “Women, better together.” On the panel (surprisingly I wasn’t as nervous as I usually am, although there were over 100 women in the room) I shared my truth and reservations about … Continue reading Are You An Introvert?

Explanation Not Always Necessary: Drawing Boundaries

Women are caregivers and as such we become so entrenched in doing for others that we forget to take care of ourselves – especially emotionally.  Our children are inquisitive and are always asking “why, what, and how” so we are always answering those questions.  We teach them by explanation. But as adults there comes a time when explaining yourself turns into something else and it’s usually not healthy. … Continue reading Explanation Not Always Necessary: Drawing Boundaries

Embrace Your Singleness and Remember These 4 Things

A few months ago I wrote an article for married folks, on BMWK, highlighting a few behaviors that were unacceptable in a marriage. I enjoyed the responses and understood that most of the readers felt the tips were common sense. One of the responses really stood out as this individual stated that common sense wasn’t really all that common and we sometimes have to be … Continue reading Embrace Your Singleness and Remember These 4 Things

How Do You Wear Your Confidence?

Hello Bolder Sisters! It’s been a very busy couple of weeks, but my sisters you have been on my mind. Thinking about you, what you’ve been accomplishing and how you are achieving your boldness are a few of those thoughts. I sure hope you have loved and embraced the good, the great and everything in between about yourselves. I sure have. This week I returned … Continue reading How Do You Wear Your Confidence?

Bold vs. Bravado

We often confuse boldness with bravado and the two could not be any more dissimilar. According to, BOLD means: not hesitating or fearful in the face of actual or possible danger or rebuff; courageous and daring.  BRAVADO means: a pretentious, swaggering display of courage. What does bravado look like?  What follows is a story I posted temporarily to my Facebook page several months ago. … Continue reading Bold vs. Bravado