WalkABOUT Writing Workshop: Walk Out Your Story on the Trail

Balcony Trail of Mediterranean

Join me this June, 2017 for a hiking & writing workshop in Italy and France. One week on these trails is the adventure of a lifetime, with a story to tell forever. ABOUT. It’s a meme we all know now. It’s the button you click to find out who’s behind a website or a company or an idea. It defines your core characteristics, your essential qualities, what motivates you, what you’re passionate about, and why we want to know you. It’s the modern word for Bio. What does yours...

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Make the Change. Be the Change.

Today is my 58th birthday. How strange it is to think I’ve been around that many years, but I have. And I haven’t wasted a year. I’ve lived a full, rich and exciting life that has led me places I could not even have imagined. Toward the end of 2013, I found myself waking up in the mornings with aches and pains that made me feel old. But at 58 I’m not ready to slow down. I thought of my friend Wiebke, who at 76 is one of the most vibrant, fit, active women I know of any age....

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Your Own Olympic Torch: An Olympian’s Secrets for Success

Today begin the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Every Olympiad I am inspired by the spiritual strength, mental discipline and physical excellence of the Olympic athletes. After all the controversy, when athletes from all over the world make their ceremonial tour of the Olympic stadium, when the flame is lit and the games begin, inspiration starts to flow freely. Each time, as they make it look so effortless, I feel the longing:  to commit to a sport, work hard at it and...

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