Jillian's Blog

Super Moon Sunday

  When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.  Mahatma Gandhi- I might be grasping at straws here, but I am going to do my best to persuade the consciousness of our country to put aside the dystopian...

A Temporary Ashevillian

Recently I had the opportunity to revisit one of my favorite places on earth, Asheville, North Carolina. I know it doesn’t sound that exciting compared to the vast array of sensational options to tour here in America, but believe me when I say, don’t judge ‘till you’ve been there. It’s popularity has skyrocketed in the last couple of years thanks to dozens of film directors, actors/actresses and common folk like myself who crave some kind of eclectic ambiance, history and culture with artists in residence.

Broth Fit For Champions, The new super food

Move over, protein shake! Your reign as the go-to super food is slowly being replaced by all things brothy -- bone marrow broth, that is. A crucial part of committing and living an intuitive lifestyle is about being in-tune with all parts of ourselves, MBS. (Mind,...

Join Me for NACA Regional Conference in Madison April 7-10

  April 7-10, 2016 the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Northern Plains Regional Conference will be held in Madison, Wisconsin at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, One John Nolen Drive Madison, WI 53703. The conference is restricted to...

Join me at Blackhawk Technical College March 12

Saturday, March 12, 2016 Blackhawk Technical College presents it’s Spring Employment Conference from 10am-3pm at North Commons, 6004 S. City Road G, Janesville, Wisconsin. The event is free and open to students and the public and is focused on helping improve skills...

2016: Monkey Business!

    Fear not fellow sheeple, 2015 has finally come to a quiet close.  A thankful thought for those who suffered more pain than pleasure under the Chinese Year of the Sheep. As history goes, the energy of the Sheep was supposedly conducive for bringing about social...

Thanksgiving; The Modern Version of GRACE

  How many of us have played the “Whatcha thankful for?” game on Thanksgiving? You know -- the modern version of Grace, where you go around the dinner table right before everyone is ready to dig in, waiting nervously for your turn, and then blurting out one or two...

Coloring to Your Heart’s Content

  You’ve heard of karma – what goes around, comes around. I believe that’s true for all sorts of situations.  But karma is all the more surprising when it’s your own thoughts and opinions that circle around and find you over and over again. Adult coloring books are...

Domestic Violence Does Not End with October

Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities. It grows with our social life, and a new social condition means a radical change in conscience. -Walter Lippmann, journalist (1889-1974) The time has come to wrap up Domestic Violence Awareness for the month of...

Looking for Inspiration in the Most Obscure Places

The world is running on an inspirational empty tank of fuel right now. An unknown source is depleting our natural energy resource of hope and desire for better days ahead. The good news is that inspiration is an abundant organic supply and available to anyone willing...

Physical Angels Come To Visit

Physical Angels, Like A Whisper, they pass through moments of time without a sound…….. Ancient text tells us these mystical forces live among us. Perhaps you have been blessed with an encounter of your own and never really “got it.” I refer to this wonder as “human...