THE PRESENT

 

I launched this site in the midst of my “professional halftime,” in Fall 2019. After 20+ years in the corporate world, I took time off to pursue a passion project (writing a book!) and spend time with my family. Who knew COVID-19 would happen and gift us with more quality time than we could ever have imagined! 

 

The Spare Room launched April 6, 2021 and became an Amazon bestseller in May!🎉

 

 

BLOG

Life’s little paper cuts

Life’s little paper cuts

Have you ever noticed that it seems to be the little things that sometimes trigger some of our most emotional reactions? Sometimes it's the woman who holds up the lunch line , or a steaming pile of dog poo on the sidewalk, or the colleague who chews... no, smacks!...

read more
I’ll be happy when ______.

I’ll be happy when ______.

This statement reflects a belief that happiness is a static and finite goal, within our grasp when we get that promotion, buy that house, or finally put a ring on it.  Yet, many achieve their desired milestone and then find themselves wanting. “Is this all there is?”...

read more
A few of my favorite things

A few of my favorite things

I've been asked about my favorite books. So here's a list of my fiction authors and books that are close to my heart: Everything by Fredrik Backman, Vonnegut, Isabel Allende, Murakami, John Irving, Shel SilversteinLike Water for Chocolate, The Kite Runner, and Bridges...

read more
The Chinese word for “rest”.

The Chinese word for “rest”.

休息 or xiū xi means “to rest” in Chinese.  Looking at each individual word can reveal insight into what it means to rest: 休 or xiū translate to “stop for a period of time”, and 息 (xi) means “to take a breath”.  Everyone rests in their own way. Some pick up...

read more
Meet my book narrator!

Meet my book narrator!

Introducing... Cindy Kay! She may sounds familiar... Cindy has narrated loads of books... and in fact, she’ll be narrating The Spare Room! So, why am I sharing this? 1) REMEMBER, IT NEVER HURTS TO ASK. When I heard Cindy was proposed as my book’s narrator, I asked to...

read more
Meet Kendall!

Meet Kendall!

I've just loved getting to know and working with Kendall Yu! A few weeks ago, I posted that I was looking for a marketing intern to help me launch The Spare Room, and was delighted to see the applications stream in! After meeting with each candidate (because if they...

read more

MORE INFORMATION

Home
Past | Present| Future
Privacy PolicyT&C’s
© 2020 Social Legacy

STAY IN CONTACT

To receive updates enter your email address.

FOLLOW

LinkedinYouTubeInstagram Facebook