Thanks to everyone who made to the very first HFHH of 2022 last week. A few of the big questions that seemed to be on nearly everyone’s mind – What do you do if your family won’t get their stuff together? What happens if you die without a will? … More The High Functioning Happy Hour: Join Chanel for GYST’s monthly gathering.
Father’s Day Weekend often focuses on the celebratory side with BBQs ads for ‘handy’ gifts – but we are also missing Dad’s we recently lost or perhaps never had.
Getting Our Sh*t Together means a new kind of important to me now. … More Father’s Day Weekend: My Parents Got Their Shit Together Before My Dad Died. It Means Everything.
Mother’s Day can be a complicated day for many and some would prefer to skip it entirely – we’re often remembering or missing someone close to us, or perhaps grieving the loss someone you never knew or are no longer speaking to. Motherhood and parenting is complicated, but getting our shit together for ourselves, our parents, our partners, our own own children is incredibly important to do … More May Nudge and Mother’s Day Newsletter
For everyone out there who is a mom, has a mom, or knows a mom – May means Spring, Mother’s Day and Mental Health Awareness month, all good reasons to get your shit together. The High Functioning Happy Hour (free) event is back and monthly courses and workshops cover the how-to information and essential end of life planning every family and household needs. … More Spring Events, New Workshops & Courses
Making big and often very hard decisions during a stressful and emotional situation adds more pain, suffering and confusion to what is already a terrible time.
When it comes to situations that might actually happen, it is tempting to simply hope for the best. However, hoping for the best is not a plan. You know this. So what happens if something happens? Let’s find out. … More Opinion: Catastrophe struck when my husband was killed. Here’s what I learned about creating a ‘what if’ plan
Join us for this free event, Whether you’re the COO of your household or busy taking care of family members, living without a few plans in place can leave family members in gigantic financial, legal and logistical mess during life’s milestone or difficult moments, whether big or small. … More Chanel Reynolds speaking at the International Association of Women event on Nov 10th.
“I knew something wasn’t right,” she said. “It turns out my husband had been struck by a van while riding his bicycle. But there was something about the tone in the voice that let me know that it was really serious and his injuries were overwhelmingly unrecoverable. Then a week after he was admitted to the hospital, I removed medical support because he physically or mentally was never going to be able to come back. He never regained consciousness after the accident. … More Watch the Interview: How to get your stuff together before life goes sideways.
I am so thrilled to announce my first book, WHAT MATTERS MOST: The Get Your Shit Together Guide to Wills, Money, Insurance and Life’s “What-If’s” is finally here! Not only the biggest, most essential guide to getting your shit together – is it the cumulative labor of love I’ve been working on for years. Years, my friends. It is the book I wanted to write. I hope it is the book you want to read, buy and share. It will be on the shelves on March 19th, but is available for pre-order now! … More Paperback is here! The Get Your Shit Together Guide to Wills, Money, Insurance and Life’s “What-Ifs”!
6 Gifts That (Actually) Make a Difference: Take advantage of this holiday’s ‘season of giving’ to give yourself the gift of getting your shit together this year! … More The Gifts-That-Matter Guide
The Power of Raw, Honest Stories About Money. So, it’s not every day (or even year) you can say you’ve been quoted in the New York Times – and I even got to say, “whitey-tighty”, “systems of oppression”, and “none-thousand dollars.” It was an honor to sit at the table with Gaby Dunn, Vicki Robin … More New York Times Feature: ‘What Matters Most’ about Money