Author Archives: Hillary

Are You Dealing with Anxiety in a Healthy Way?

Do you ever feel that you have too much anxiety in your life? Are You dealing with anxiety in a healthy way?Do you find yourself dealing with anxiety in ways that are not as healthy as they could be? Do you constantly fantasize that you will leave your present situation to live on a tropical […]

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Unconventional – Talking to the Hand

I’ve just come back from my favorite convention of all time. Not that the clown convention that I attended several years ago in Denver wasn’t delightful, it was. However, there’s something magical about the Vent Haven Convention in Hebron, Kentucky at the Cincinnati Airport Marriott. Every year ventriloquists from all over the world gather for […]

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Parental Guilt – To Deny, or Not to Deny?

I believe that I’ve finally come to a place that I can deal with the agony and ecstasy of being a parent. If my adult children (18, 20 & 26) do brilliant and wonderful things and contribute to society in a positive way, then I cheerfully take the credit for this – after all, I […]

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Electronic Marketing Envy

I’ve written a book. It’s published. Now to market we go! It’s the new electronic age. Social media is what is used for publicity and marketing, along with the hopes that a YouTube video will go viral. I wish I was the Boomer answer to Jenna Marbles and the Hyperbole and a Half blog. I […]

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My Real Success Journal…Yours Too?

OK, I was ambitious in my last post, in sharing Ali Brown‘s article on creating a Success Journal. I always aim to deliver value to my readers. I realize, on this Monday, that I must also deliver honesty. Therefore, I will share with you my¬†really, really honest¬†Success Journal for today: I successfully did not fall […]

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A Stress Buster Action = Increase to Self Esteem

Everyone reacts to stress differently. Some react in healthy ways, utilizing exercise, playing music, perhaps watching a movie for a quick mental vacation, or spending time with friends. Others react to stresses in destructive ways – substance abuse, overeating, and the like. As I was reading articles on business blogging, I came across a great […]

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Welcome to my Blog!

Welcome to my blog! I finally joined the Alaska Writer’s Guild last night and enjoyed a wonderful presentation on using social media for promoting your business and book. Hence – this blog! It is my desire to put a smile on your face, dear reader, with my posts. With that said, here is a stress […]

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Social Media and Regression to Childhood

Using social media brings back fond and not-so-fond childhood jargon and memories. “Be my friend!” “Like me!” “Follow me!” “Tag me!” “I don’t like you anymore – I’ve just unfriended you!” Adults now sound like children on a playground. What happened to social interaction in person? Will keyboards become permanently attached to our appendages? Will […]

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