Make your own path. Ask questions. Live an authentic life. Trust your gut. Stay focused. Break the rules. Build bravery. Listen in stillness. Inspire. Live passionately. Persist. Take risks. Learn. Take a small step. Repeat. Enjoy the view.
“Sit!” Sit? I had a house to clean. Floors to sweep, dishes to wash, and bathroom mirrors to wipe. Sitting was not part of my agenda, especially when feeling overwhelmed with so much to do. Hello, Life! Nonetheless, I sat. And in that moment of physical rest, a ladle and Mr. Potato Head lips were […]
Give thanks for the interruption, the delay, the inconvenience. Perhaps that annoyance is a disguised blessing. Turn the frown upside down and trust the setback is for your highest good. Because it is. “Thank you that I’m stuck in this traffic; it may just have me be in the right place at the right time.” […]
Did you see The Secret? (I pictured myself as a magic genie after seeing this film.) If we can see it, we can be it. And while this is very true, there is more to seeing, thinking, believing, and feeling it. We gotta do it. Do it. Do it. And do it again. A-C-T-I-O-N completes the […]
We can drive ourselves bonkers thinking and re-thinking about others. We create these vibrant and emotionally-charged stories about how this or that person must respond to best meet our needs. Now, should this individual not follow our mental imagery (expectations), we may revise the imaginary script with a few choice words for them. (What movie […]
It’s human nature to wait until everything is in place and life is perfect to–only then–get started. But the magic happens when we are not ready. Actually, the further we are from ‘ready,’ the better. And since all is not in place and life is perfectly imperfect, we are free to fall (and get back […]
As a health counselor, I wholeheartedly promote adding more nutrients to a diet versus dieting. And we may apply this idea to every aspect of our lives: Crowd out the relationships that do not serve you with those that do. Add more steps (walking, running, stairs, etc.) to be a little less sedentary today. Read […]