Milwaukee is Perfect for a Nearcation

The weekend of April 21-23, 2017  I attended the Women In Travel Summit (WITS) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Hundreds of women came together for support, networking opportunities and sisterhood. I had a great time and my stay turned out to be a wonderful nearcation.

What is a nearcation?

What is a nearcation? According to www.lotsofwords.com, a nearcation is a destination relatively close to one’s home. Well, Milwaukee is only 90 miles from my hometown, Chicago, Illinois. However, depending on traffic and the speeders, more or less a two-hour drive. The location for WITS was a perfect excuse to get into my car and head up I-90/94. I also had my friend and road dog with me. So, Milwaukee was a perfect destination. More important, I had a perfect weekend with perfect weather!  Continue reading “Milwaukee is Perfect for a Nearcation”

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You Need to Find a Hobby!

You Need to Find a Hobby

“You need to find a hobby?” Has anyone ever said to you,   If so, what was your response? It probably went something like this. “ I know but it’s never enough time.” Or your response was, “I’m too busy taking care of everyone else. I don’t have time to take care of myself.” Well, those responses are not uncommon, but you really need to stop for a moment. However, you often wish that you had more time to do things to make you happier and more relaxed. Therefore, it means carving out some time for you. During that time, find a hobby that fits your needs and personality. Continue reading “You Need to Find a Hobby!”

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Bounce Back from the Bottom and Learn from Failure

What is Failure

At some point in life, everyone experiences failure. Yes, hitting the bottom it is a part of life. I’ve learned that lesson a few times. However, failure means different things to different people. According to Dictionary.com definitions include:

  • Lack of success or proving unsuccessful
  • Non-performance of something due, required or expected
  • A person or thing that proves unsuccessful

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