Welcome to Rise & Shine! We’re excited to help elevate your Monday mornings!

Rise & Shine is our weekly, Monday-morning email that’s bursting with energizing ideas and uplifting messages, from HighNote owners Denise Spalding and Jennifer Eberle… just like a hot cup of coffee and a beautiful sunrise.

Think of it as our prescription if you’ve got a chronic case of the “Mondays.” Rise & Shine offers a jolt of positive that can provide the energy with a shot of inspiration – to help elevate your week.

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Does the Early Bird Get the Worm?

Does the Early Bird Get the Worm?

Rise & Shine! Did you wake up early and refreshed this morning, or do you dread getting up early? Well, you’ve probably heard of early birds, aka larks, and night owls - early and late risers, respectively. It’s fun to compare our personal ... Read More

Totally Awesome Dude!

Totally Awesome Dude!

Good Morning! Anyone that knows me, knows my all-time favorite decade is the 1980’s. I love the music, the movies, the crazy fashion and yes, even the big hair was fun! It was also the birth of many technologies that have shaped our lives ... Read More

It’s Fall Y’all

It’s Fall Y’all

Happy Fall! Dreaming of pumpkin lattes, caramel apples, and turkey and mashed potatoes? So am I! It’s official, fall is here and I’m loving every minute of it. You can finally feel some crispness in the air. Open the windows and let in the ... Read More

Kudos to You!

Kudos to You!

Rise & Shine! Do you tell others you appreciate them often enough? It’s something we all take for granted, especially with the people we love and appreciate the most. So, it’s important to tell them, and tell them why! Appreciation is one ... Read More

Mentoring for Success

Mentoring for Success

Happy Tuesday! I hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day weekend filled with delicious food, family, friends and a winning Derby ticket! This week I wanted to talk about something near and dear to my heart, MENTORS. No matter what stage of ... Read More

Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time

Good Morning! Whether we realize it or not, we’re all influenced by stories told now and from our early years. Whether it’s the cartoons we used to watch, the books we read in school, or the movies we played a million times, these stories ... Read More

Do You Really Need That?

Do You Really Need That?

Happy Monday! What object could you not live without? Certainly, there are many things that make our lives better. Emphasis on the word things. For a lot of us, we have a strong connection to material items. It’s how we end up with closets, ... Read More

Those Little AHA! Moments

Those Little AHA! Moments

Good Morning! Have you ever had that eureka moment? You know, when something awesome and amazing comes to you at the exact perfect time you needed it? Maybe it was a puzzle you were working in your head that finally came together. Or a wild ... Read More

You’ve Got a Friend in Me

You’ve Got a Friend in Me

Happy Monday! Does anyone else remember the 80’s commercials from AT&T “Reach out and touch someone?” There are a million reasons, especially now during Covid, we don’t talk to our friends as much as we’d like. Just like any relationship, ... Read More

Company of One

Company of One

Rise & Shine! The art of enjoying your own company is one well worth acquiring. It’s something that can enrich all our lives, whether we are alone regularly or very seldom. While I love the company of others, and I would describe myself as Read More

Hangry is for real!

Hangry is for real!

Good morning! Do thoughts of delicious food bring out the hulk in you when hungry? I’ll raise my hand! If you know someone who has experienced ‘hanger’, like me, (the condition of becoming particularly irritable when hungry), it might be time ... Read More

Pop Art at the Speed

Pop Art at the Speed

Happy Monday! Once again, Louisville has done an amazing job at bringing art and art history to our city. For those looking for something new and interesting to do, Kentucky’s oldest and largest art museum, the Speed Art Museum here in ... Read More