Tag: outside insights

Thank you to the year 2020

by placers on December 23, 2020 in Outside Insights


Only in 2020 would we run out of Christmas trees! Yes, 12 foot pines are going for more than a grand if you can find one. We are all so desperate for some normalcy many started bringing in the holiday cheer a little early this year. We are all looking to lift our spirits, have […]

Ask Yourself: Who needs what?

by placers on November 13, 2020 in Outside Insights


This is a quick and simple reminder to add value to your important relationships today. I am sick and tired of politics and the divisive nature of the times. I am not right nor wrong for my views. Nor are you. And how I feel about you does not change when I disagree with you […]

What We Actually Need from Our Leaders

by placers on October 30, 2020 in Outside Insights


The election feels like the exclamation point on the end of a long run-on sentence (otherwise known as the year 2020). We have been through a range of emotions and sticky situations this year. Many of us have gone from fear to frustration, to now what feels like a general sense of anxiety. With so much […]

20,000 Times a Day

by placers on October 16, 2020 in Outside Insights


The average human breathes in and out around 20,000 times a day. Recently, I have been feeling extra blessed every morning. I remind myself that today is my privilege and not my right. We all know that the future is not guaranteed. Yet, I’ve noticed that my mindset and actions sometimes show that I forget. […]

Hindsight’s 2020: Finding the Blessings in Disguise

by placers on October 2, 2020 in Outside Insights


In one of my favorite reads, Zen and the Art of Happiness, Chris Prentiss outlines that things happen in our life for the best possible reasons – we just don’t know why at the time. So, let me ask you a question for you to ponder this weekend. What has happened to you that appeared […]

Unlock Your Potential: Live with Intention

by placers on September 18, 2020 in Outside Insights


Are you where you want to be in your life? Did you cross all the items off your bucket list? Have all of your dreams been chased? If the answer is yes, yes and yes – congratulations! You can proceed with the rest of your day. But, if you’re like me, you probably answered no […]

Tired of the Pandemic? Sleep on it.

by placers on September 4, 2020 in Outside Insights


I’d like to start this week’s email out with a question for you. If someone offered you a pill that could decrease your chances of cancer and heart disease by more than half, increase your memory and intelligence, decrease anxiety and stress and make you happier with no negative side effects – would you take […]

How Jeremy Saved My Vacation, Summer of 2020

by placers on August 21, 2020 in Outside Insights


My week in Block Island was planned when 2020 was looking like any other year. Right now, the idea of a vacation or time away is causing real consternation for many. Those lucky enough to have jobs find themselves exhausted from six months of heads-down work where time off just feels weird – “bad” even? […]