What will we learn from Covid-19?

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | March 28, 2020

These are unprecedented times. Never in anyone’s living memory have we been under a global attack like this. The bad news is that it’s not over yet, the good news is it will be sometime hopefully sooner than later. I saw this article this week that was claimed to be written by Bill Gates but…

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What do we do now?

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | March 22, 2020

I left 2 weeks ago to Kauai with my parents and siblings to celebrate my parents 60th anniversary and poof my world turned upside down. Stock market crashed, we were told to return home, HMC’s Arizona adventure cancelled and the list goes on. I know I’m not alone here. The whole world is in a…

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One person in the world, small or big?

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | March 1, 2020

During our latest adventure to Costa Rica, I had many moments to reflect. I spent time at the top of mountains looking over the clouds, I watched the sun set from high above the forest, I spent time at the beach walking, playing and staring at the ocean and in all of these moments I…

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My lessons learned from loss

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | February 21, 2020

I am no expert by any means and loss is personal to everyone but there are a few things that I have learned in the loss of my best friend that just might help you at some point in your life. I am writing this for my own therapy and I am sharing it to…

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Do you have the guts to be healthy?

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | January 20, 2020

That is an interesting question with a couple of meanings. Is your gut (microbiome) healthy? Are you willing to take the steps to be truly healthy? The first reference has to do with your gut health and the trillions of good bacteria that keep us happy and healthy. It’s a very important part of our…

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Jann Arden’s 2020 view

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | January 2, 2020

Sometimes I read something that I just have to share. I have been a fan of Jann Arden for years. Not only do I love her music but I love her as a person even more. I don’t know her personally but I do know she is authentic and real and that’s my kinda gal.…

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Happy New Year Monkeys

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | January 1, 2020

Hard to believe another year has come and gone. 2020 is the beginning of a new year, a new decade and represents to me a clear vision on what I want for the future. With my husband being in the optical business 2020 screamed clear vision and with that “Clarity” will be my word of…

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What are your personal policies?

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | October 23, 2019

We’ve listened to our political leaders for last couple of months and now the people have spoken. A minority government for as long as Justin Trudeau can hold the confidence of the house and then we do it all over again. I cast my vote on Monday but now I truly believe the best thing…

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Perspective is everything

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | October 3, 2019

Do you see a 6 or do you see a 9? Does it matter? We all have experienced the world and our lives in a very unique way. No two people view the world exactly the same. We all have our own individual experiences influenced by culture, family, religion, media and choices we make daily.…

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