Empower Excellence is Changing…

Happy Friday…Happy Weekend!  June is here, and it is 3 months since I have moved to Oberlin, but who am I and what is Empower Excellence now!  Empower Excellence remains focused on financial transitions: career, personal, and lifestyle.  It also remains more focused on networking for women as they make career transitions:  the award-winning regional […]

Breaking Habits to Reach Happiness…A Labor of Self Love

Labor Day, 2016!  The end of Summer, the beginning of Fall, my favorite time of the year.  And today I am continuing on the path to take small steps toward what is important to me.  I have labored my whole life to do what I thought I was supposed to do; and it was not […]

It Begins Again…Another Monday…

Mondays should be easy…  They should be the example for every other day of the week.  This is especially true today as I begin a week that really was set off in the right way by reading 400 pages of a dean Koontz novel, “Ashley Bell”, in one day.  Easy reading, challenging content by page […]

Can We See When Things “turn on a dime”?

Sometimes I feel stuck because I am trying to make my personal and professional life all better all at once, and it just is not going as quickly as I would like to see it move.  Lately I am trying to totally live in each moment including what I meditate on–it is no longer a […]

Welcome To My World, Really! And Money is Just a Small Part of It!

Ok, the annual birthday is over! The Days of Witchcraft are over for another 365 days! You know if you were touched by my spells yesterday! Those spells had nothing to do with judgment or deserving to have a spell cast on you! This year, there were no money spells! That is important, and the reason there were […]

Chase Away Money Stress on “The Road to 104+”..It is a First Step!

This blog is not in all caps, nor is it in bold font.   There is a reason why I choose certain fonts for certain blogs.  It has everything to do with the content. Since we are talking about chasing away stress with money, I want this to be low key, friendly, as if I had […]

Why I Resent Neighbors Who Live Like White Trash! THEY DO COST ALL OF US MONEY IN MANY WAYS!

IT COSTS MONEY WHEN YOU HAVE NEIGHBORS WHO ARE LIVING AS WHITE TRASH, AND THIS IS A STRONG STATEMENT FROM SOMEONE WHO WORKS SO VERY HARD TO BE NONJUDGMENTAL.  MY NEXT DOOR NEIGHBORS ARE TWO CHAIN SMOKING, BEER DRINKING, WINE GUZZLING DIVORCED AND WIDOWED SISTERS IN THEIR FIFTIES–MAY BE YOUNGER BUT HARD LIVING HAS TAKEN […]