It is our values, our standard of excellence, that define what we deem important, worthwhile and important. It is our values that: promise we will be respectful to ourselves and others initiate a choice with concern on its impact promote us to lead by example, say what we mean and mean what we say define […]
Many equate darkness with challenging times, but, is it true? The truth is life was experienced through darkness. The minute we were born we went from the darkness of our mother’s womb into light. we plant seeds deep in the darkness of the soil to germinate and grow toward the light. the darkness of the […]
Everyday you and I transition to something, someone or someplace. These transitions are called Rites of Passage. Many will be planned like a wedding, many unplanned like the death of a loved. In either case, planned or unplanned, transitions happen. And, how you and I choose to label them (this is good this is […]
When we find ourselves thinking it’s to late for me or hear ourselves repeating ‘I’m too old,’ stop and remember, At 69, Ronald Reagan was elected President. He never thought, I’m too old! At 79, Ben Franklin created bi-focal lens. Ben never said, I can’t At 80, Christine Brown climbed The Great Wall of China. Christine always thought and knew […]
From the beginning it has been and always will be your story. However, in the past, you may have handed over your pen to others allowing them to direct and produce the story for you; BUT, at what price? So today, I ask, “Have you had enough and, are you ready to take back your […]
If we believed life is impermanent and every feeling a passing memory, never to be experienced the same again, would we treat every feeling as a precious moment? Would our actions and words be more from the heart, not the head? And, if we did live our lives in an impermanent way, wouldn’t we be […]
Research shows we have between 50,000 and 70,000 thoughts per day and most are unconscious. With this in mind, imagine the many ideas and solutions missed while we were on auto pilot? Or, imagine how different our choices and life would be if we lived a little more aware? And, imagine experiencing how our momentum and […]
Although true, telling someone who is upset that life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it generally does not help. In fact, it may create more separation and a deeper disturbance. What will help is demonstrating compassion by asking how can we help support them their way.