Mindful Abundance submitted by Kristin Meekhof, LMSW

Last week in Virginia, I had the pleasure of speaking to a group of female solo entrepreneurs about mindful abundance. To some, mindful abundance may seem like an oxymoron; however, if you are self- employed chances are thoughts of abundance often cross your radar. And as an independent, contractor there is a strong likelihood that […]

I.L.L.U.M.I.N.A.T.E A Ten- Step Plan For Creating Abundance In Your Life

By Kristin Meekhof, LMSW A little over two years ago, I began sharing a bit about my writing journey. I embarked on an entirely different career while maintain my day job as a clinical social worker. I wasn’t sure how to write anything for a national platform. I didn’t have a literary agent, a publishing […]

Ten Things Change-Makers Do:

Last month, I had the honor of attending the United Nations’ Conference titled – Commission On The Status of Women at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. I was present for several of the briefings. The conference drew in ambassadors, representatives, leaders, Deputy Secretary Generals, directors, policy makers, founders of non-government organizations, delegates, […]


Each of you can probably name an “overnight” success story, but most successful people spend countless hours nurturing and caring for their beloved projects. Many people assume that successful people have things handed to them or that it comes with little effort. However, what is not always obvious is that they are successful because they […]

How A Mother & Son Formed a Successful Business

Jeffrey Imerman, Co-Founder of Imerman Cake Company; all photos used with permission of the Imerman Cake Company Before starting the Imerman Cake company, Jeffrey Imerman, 41, was practicing law in New York. He enjoyed the work, especially collaborating with colleagues, and earned a decent living. However, at the end of the day, he was ready […]

Hope More

A few years ago, I had the idea of writing a book for widows, and I decided that it would even be a better idea if I interviewed widows. Although my husband died in 2007, I was still curious to know how other widows coped with grief. My co-author, psychologist James Windell, and I communicated […]