Well, I received an unexpected gift with the global shutdown from the virus and its impact has been a surprise to say the least. I wasn’t expecting it nor seeking it. In true form, it came to me because I needed it and was ready for it. I’ve often said, “If I had more time… Continue reading Why Too Much Time Is Still Not Enough And What I’ve Learned From It
I’m putting a hold on my follow up blog to last weeks blog Getting Comfortable With Our Thoughts which will share suggestions of what to do with our journaled thoughts. Today, I believe it's more important to address the rise of concern and helplessness that's spreading throughout the world and hope to ease and diffuse… Continue reading Hanging On When the World Turns Upside Down
We begin to abolish the ghosts of pain and limitation when we stand and face them."T. Mirikitani I’d like to address what I’m hearing from a bunch of people who are behaving responsibly with social distancing. I’m hearing a lot of frustration with life being put into neutral. I’m hearing a lot of irritation with… Continue reading Getting Comfortable with Our Thoughts
Springtime is here. It’s a time where we see signs of growth and fresh beginnings after a restful, dormant winter. It’s a season full of hope and possibility and opportunity. There’s an age-old tradition to do spring cleaning for the house before the hustle and bustle of summertime growth comes around and we become… Continue reading Spring Cleaning – It’s Not Just Good for the House!
"Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most." ~ Buddha Our days are made up of so many little things. Family things, work things, friend things, house things, community things and self-care things. I do my best to pay attention to these little things because they are a vital part… Continue reading When All the Little Things Add Up to be Too Much of Not Enough
I recently attended a memorial service and celebration of life party for my uncle who had passed during Thanksgiving week. The irony of the timing was not lost on me, as he was one of my favorite people that I was truly thankful for, and I certainly wasn’t alone! He was a good man, good… Continue reading Personal Legacy: What Will Yours Be?
“Without standards, there can be no improvement.” Taiichi Ohno Look around you. Take a look at celebrities, sports stars, businessmen and women, and leaders in your community. It’s displayed through the abundance of their health, home, job or career, family life, spirituality, and relationships. They are not only succeeding in life. They are excelling above… Continue reading Our Life is the Reflection of the Standards We Set for Ourselves
Do you ever catch your inner chatter? The self-talk running through your brain and quite possibly interrupting creative time, fun time or learning time? Of course you do, we all do. We all notice the self-talk that so rudely interrupts our concentration during the day, and quite often. In fact, it’s believed the brain has… Continue reading What Does Your Self-Talk Sound Like?
Autumn officially arrived this past weekend. Even if the weather isn’t feeling like Autumn in some parts of the world, we can feel the change in the air. The active season of planting and growing have passed and now is the time where the rewards for our year of hard work shows itself. The fevered… Continue reading OK, I Know What I Want to Do. Now What?
"It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?" Henry David Thoreau Hi friends. I hope you had a wonderful week and I’m sure you’re looking forward to your break from work or school. I’ll bet your weekend is booked solid with fun, chores, sports,… Continue reading Finding Time to Be Alone is One of the Best Investments to Give Yourself