Featured WIRL of the Moment

Reality – What It’s Really Like

Reality – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like… Back in 1998 MTV debuted the reality TV s... Read More »

Previously Featured WIRLs

Why Does My Weight Get to Dictate?

Why Does My Weight Get to Dictate?

Happy Thursday, everyone! Not for me, though. I think today sucks balls. And I thought yesterday sucked balls, too. Who knows what kind of balls will be sucked tomorrow…. “Damn! Why’s Kate in such a shitty mood? What did Adam do!!!!” Actually, it’s not Adam at all – it’s 100% me. I’m in a really fucking shitty mood because……. I. Feel. Fat. Before I continue, I’d like to say something. I am not a m... Read More »

Let’s Make This Common Word A Little Less Common

Let’s Make This Common Word A Little Less Common

I hate the R word, and I mean despise it. I know there is an actual definition to the word, but the way in which people use it is really offensive. The slang for it… the connotation is negative, and hurtful, and ignorant. The word retardreally pushes my buttons. People who use it in a negative, demeaning manner…really push my buttons. The word is not meant to put people down, and it... Read More »

Setting Big, Scary Goals

I have always been very goal oriented. I LOVE setting goals and reaching them. One thing that we often talk about in Thirty-One is setting goals. Those big, scary goals. You know the ones I’m talking about, the goals that you have in the back of your mind but make you incredibly nervous to write down or say aloud. I’m very lucky to have a group of other Directors that I chat with daily. Last year ... Read More »

Does Only Clear Skin Warrant Success?

Does Only Clear Skin Warrant Success?

  My acne is only skin deep. My skin won’t stop me because… I am a smart strong person Those who will love me will always love me no matter how I look My confidence is not superficial but it comes from my knowledge, passion and drive to do better and bigger things in life, not only for myself but for my family, my girls and their future! My acne started when I was a teenager due t... Read More »

Should You Jump Into Being an Entrepreneur For a Direct Selling Company?

Should You Jump Into Being an Entrepreneur For a Direct Selling Company?

Becoming an entrepreneur can be exhilarating and freeing, but also very scary and daunting. After being in the corporate world for 15 years, I decided  that real estate was where I could make  good money. I prepared myself with a 5 year plan, sold a house that I had a lot of cash invested in, and bought a very small and practical condo. It was just enough for me and my dog. Several years passed an... Read More »

Outdoor Design with Baby in Mind

Outdoor Design with Baby in Mind

The dreaded baby-proofing! If you have an eye for pretty design and decorations, baby-proofing is like nails on a chalkboard, but if you’re creative enough and think outside the box, you will find that there are options to keep your baby safe and your house still looking fabulous! Today I’m going to share with you my outdoor space makeover, so you can see that you can still have a very functional,... Read More »

To paraphrase R.E.M. ~ It was The End of My World as I Knew It.. and I’ll Be Fine

I have struggled with GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) and LPR  (laryngopharyngeal reflux) for many years. My specialists in Rhode Island, Michigan and New York had prescribed every medication (both prescription and  over the counter) on the market; numerous X-rays, CAT scans, ultrasounds; changed my diet; scoped my throat regularly; sent me to vocal chord therapy, strapped me to a table the... Read More »

My Skin Won’t Stop Me: Adult Hormonal Acne

My Skin Won’t Stop Me: Adult Hormonal Acne

  My acne was only skin deep. My skin won’t stop me because I have found something that keeps it away! I know acne is not curable, but it is very treatable. I never had “bad” skin during my teenage years. Of course I had the occasional breakout, but I never really struggled with it. Fast forward to age of 28 when I started trying to get pregnant. My skin was horrible! I felt... Read More »