What is it you really want?

It was the summer of 2015 and I sat in my leased house in NW Edmond feeling a little lost and sorry for myself. My kids were with their dad and I felt the enormity of the silence. The quiet was yelling at me. “WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?”  Because I’m an ENTJ (Extrovert,…

Meet Publicity Mermaid Cyndy Hoenig

“Oh, honey, let me tell you…” That’s how a lot of conversations begin with the bold, highly-energetic PR Rock Star Cyndy Hoenig. She’s one of those souls who isn’t afraid to talk about anything and she’s quick to use stories of her own mistakes in life as lessons for the listener. She’s also quick with…

Meet Trust Mermaid Nancy Ellis

It’s Leap Day, which happens only once every four years. Our shortest month gets an extra day and I’ve got an extra special mermaid for you – an Oklahoma State University Alumni Hall of Famer. Heck, the following year the whole state put her in its Hall of Fame, too. She’s the type of woman who…

Meet Squire Mermaid Valerie Riley

The Lifesquire logo says it all: a crown above the “Q”. If you’ve ever wanted to feel like a queen (or at least less like Cinderella before the fairy godmother saved her), then having a personal assistant, a “squire”, may be what your busy life calls for. Today I’ve asked Lifesquire founder Valerie Riley, another fab…

Meet Day Designer Mermaid Whitney English

There are planners and seat-of-the-pantsers. Since I was a little girl, I’ve been a planner though I obviously spent ample time mind wandering, too. I had no idea what a Type A personality meant at the time, but I rely on my to-do list to schedule my days and stay on track. If I don’t…

5 Reasons You Should be Dancing

“If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution.” – Emma Goldman I can’t think of a better Every Day Adventure than dancing. I start my days singing and dancing and keep it going in the car and recently decided I should put more dance into my nightlife, too, which is where Groovy’s,…

The real Pinterest: Bowling

“There’s kind of a Zen aspect to bowling. The pins are either staying up or down before you even throw your arm back. It’s kind of a mind-set. You want to be in this perfect mind-set before you released the ball.” Jeff Bridges Every Day Adventure is about unplugging and reconnecting in real life. Opening…

Six reasons to fully experience the experience. #creativity #mojo

What does “experience” have to do with increasing creativity and mojo? I don’t mean experience in the past-tense as a cumulative effort, but the present moment. Right now, fully feeling whatever experience you’re going through and being fully present when you’re experiencing that moment. Your mind isn’t back in your work day or fast-forwarded to…