Miscarriages-Changing The Dialogue

“Oh no, did you drink during your pregnancy?  Is that why you had a miscarriage?” This was one of the first but not the last asinine questions I received when I had my miscarriage.  From friends not acknowledging what happened to those that made genuinely offensive comments, the stigma and silence that surround miscarriage perpetuate …

Asking Questions to Help Guide Your Career Path

Regardless of age, people struggle to find their path throughout their lives. We live in a wonderfully special time where we can question ourselves and our destiny’s and truly posit, “what is my calling.”   The dichotomy of passion and responsibility play a tug of war in our career choices prolonging our internal battle.  This virtuous …

Making Decisions Can be TOUGH

Choosing a path is all about making hard decisions. With each decision made, doors open but alternatively other doors close.  It can be scary to change your path and to make a choice that could have inexorable impacts on your life.  While making choices is intimidating, some tools can be used to help guide your decisions. …

Finding Work Life Balance

Move over Superman, here comes superwomen- the woman who is a world-class mother, CEO of her company, gorgeous, in fantastic shape, continually traveling and able to make a real impact in multiple non-profits! While the ability to fly and fight evil, all while managing to be a badass in 1,000+ other ways, would be phenomenal; …

From Colorado to Alaska and Back Again

Your eyes peel open, sleep crust in all corners, your head is pounding, mouth is dry. This, my friend, is a hangover. You may think I’m setting you up for a memory from my early 20’s, but in fact, hangovers are sadly part of being an adult. They sometimes come after 2 IPA’s; it’s an …

Adopting Fur Babies

I started volunteering at the Denver Animal shelter weekly with the cats.   I knew that familiarizing myself with the cats would inevitably result in a feline addition to my family; I fully accepted this “risk”. I was in my mid-twenties, had a stable job, a condo that I owned, and knew that a cat lifestyle …

Guiding-A Meaningful Career in the Outdoors

When the folks at pathyouchoose.com reached out and asked me to write a blog about becoming a guide, I really didn’t know where to begin.  After all, this is a website designed to help people find some direction with their career post-college; I didn’t figure it out until I was in my thirties.  But what …

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