Mom Juggling

5 Ways to Focus on Self-Improvement this Summer

contributed by guest writer, Lauren Larson. When wearing so many hats, it’s easy for a working mom to lose sight of her most precious asset, time, and how to devote some of this gift to herself and her own self-improvement. Summer is an excellent opportunity to focus on you and take steps toward personal growth and […]


Mindful Reflections Of An Empty Nester

contributed by guest writer, Tracy Fink. It’s been a long time since my two now college aged sons physically needed “their mommy” but the memory of the challenges of when they did is still fresh in my mind. It’s kind of like that reoccurring dream where you miss your final exam.   I remember vividly the […]


The Importance of Self-Esteem

What is self-esteem? Is it important to our success and happiness?  Is everyone born with it but loose it as we are programmed by life, media and role models in our orbit?  Is it true that our responses and thought processes are actually learned behaviors from generations gone by? If this is true is there […]


Want to be happy? – Be grateful.

As a New Year is in front of us, let’s all slow down a bit to be mindful of this simple process… “Stop, Look, and Go”.  Interjecting a daily mindset of gratitude into our busy lives helps to replace fear, anxiety, and other negative mindsets with patience, peace, and joy.  Enjoy this Ted Talk to […]


You have the power to create change and sustain happiness. Just believe!

We cannot change something that’s occurred in the past. You can certainly control how you react to it, which is what actually determines your overall happiness. I recently taped my radio show, “Architect of Change,” on with my awesome guest, NY Times Best Selling author, Dave Pelzer. We discussed this topic of happiness at […]


Architect of Change – Leap of Faith

Listen to this week’s episode – Leap of Faith This week on “Architect of Change” Radio Show, your host Connie Whitman will speak with Patrick Bell, MBA, CAPM and Lecturer at Elon University about taking the leap of faith and change from a career in corporate America to academia. We will discuss how we have […]


12 Monthly Wellness Challenges To Try In The Year Ahead

The New Year is fast approaching – new resolutions and goals are on our minds.  Why not give 2015 your own theme and structure some new daily habits around it?  This great article suggests ‘Wellness’ and I’m all in!  Enjoy! 12 Monthly Wellness Challenges To Try In The Year Ahead So this year, instead of […]


10 Cool Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

It’s the winter..gets dark early, its cold, and sometimes dreary and snowy.  It affects some of us in different ways – whether its mood swings, depression, etc.  Here’s some great things to keep in mind as you plow through the winter blues! 10 Cool Ways to Beat the Winter Blues Winter is in full force. […]


Building Core Values, Habits, Routines and Best Practices

This week on “Architect of Change” Radio Show, your host Connie Whitman will speak with Event Coordinator & Public Relations Outreach Representative of Vito Mazza Salon & Spa, Ann Mazza, about building core values, habits, routines and best practices that need to be in place in order to increase efficiency at work and at home. […]


12 Steps To Stay Positive In A Negative World

I love reading these articles related to positivity and mindset; especially since I’ve written many of my own.  You’ll find that with these articles, there are many similar underlying themes.  However, it’s important to take these techniques, try them, and see which ones work best for us individually.  Create your own individually tailored road map […]