“The more we share, the more we have.”  Leonard Nimoy


For those who like a list:

  • Mother of the two best children in the entire world (non-biased opinion, of course!)
  • Wife of 25+ years
  • Business and self-help book junkie
  • Travel buff
  • Recovering embellisher
  • Intuition enthusiast
  • Dog lover
  • Wanna Be Surfer
  • Community participant
  • Retired: Service Learning Director, Fundraiser, Non-profit Staffer, Public Policy Wonk, Title IV and Civil Rights Advocate, Running Promoter, Italian Ice Hawker, Toy Store Staffer, Book Seller and t-shirt with matching socks pusher.
  • Adaptability embracer
  • Recovering (and sometimes relapsing) procrastinator
  • Feng Shui fan
  • Mini Buddha collector
  • Idea generator
  • Yoga fan
  • On the mend faultfinder
  • Jogger (runner would be such an exaggeration!)
  • Lover of the Woo
  • Vegetarian
  • Quote fanatic
  • Life Long Learner

And for those who like the credentials:

Martha Beck Certified Coach Certified
Appreciative Inquiry Certified Practitioner
Byron Katie 9 day school graduate
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Master of Arts, Liberal Studies, 1996, Interdisciplinary degree, 
Thesis: Gender Issues in Business Management.
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
BS, Business Administration, 1988, Emphasis in Marketing and Management

And for those who like assessments:

According to the Kolbe assessment, I’m a high fact finder and quick start. 

VIA Me lists love of learning and curiosity as two of my top strengths.

I’m an INFP according to Myers Briggs

On the Strengths Finder, all of my top 5 strengths are in the strategic thinking category

No matter what the tests say, I love to gather and share information.  Enjoy!
The Printed Word

I pretty much love everything Martha Beck has written.  You can order her books and telecourses by clicking here.

The Wild New You Tele Course is fabulous as are her books.  Enjoy.

Some of my current favorite books include, in no particular order —  
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Think Like a Freak by Levitt and Dubner
Hardwiring Happiness by Rick Hanson
To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue
What to Do When It’s Your Turn by Seth Godin
No One Understands You and What To Do About It by Heidi Grant Halvorson
ReWork by Jason Fried
Fire Starter Sessions by Danielle LaPorte
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
How Children Succeed by Paul Toug
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
Start with Why by Simon Sinek
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson
Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error by Kathryn Shultz
Curious by Todd Kashdan
Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert 


Who Are You?  Fun assessment tools



Laugh and Learn – great sites to check out 

Seth Godin 

The Vlog Brothers

Minute Physics

New Moon Girls – helping girls discover and honor their true selves, engage in meaningful pursuits and dialogue, and express their voices in ways that matter.


Appreciative Inquiry 

Daily Good

Byron Katie and The Work

Greater Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life

Kiva – micro loans to help around the world

BJ Fogg on creating Habits

Give it 100 

Bulbous Bouffant


I’ve traveled.  A lot.  You can connect to my families blog from when we traveled to 31 countries over the course of a year at culhanetravelblog.wordpress.com



I love Bees.  It started when I created a service program for a class and continues today.

To learn about the program I created, click here.

To learn about bees check out one of the great video’s below:

Tales From the Hive 

Silence of the Bees 

TED Talk on Colony Collapse Disorder

To Bee or Not to Bee