Change and Transition

We know beyond a doubt that change and transitions happen.  And, they happen in our: Careers – One day we are looking for a job, the next contemplating leaving a job. Finances – One day we have unlimited funds, the next we doubt we will have enough . Education – One day we have all that is required, […]

Follow the Leader OR not?

A famous French naturalist, Jean-Henri Fabre, conducted an experiment with Processionary caterpillars.  He placed the caterpillars in a single file around the rim of a flowerpot with food in the middle inches away.  And, as their name implies, the procession of caterpillars began and instinctively they followed the caterpillar in front.   All the caterpillars went […]

Grateful

What does being grateful mean to you? For me, it is:  Having a sense of humility and patience for myself and others.  Counting my blessings the moment I wake up, naming each one throughout the day.  Being content with my best and not competing with the best in others.  Showing myself and others kindness when […]

It’s Gift Giving Time

There are so many gifts you can give yourself, but the most meaningful and everlasting are the following four: to accept and love who you are with all perfect imperfections to understand you did your best with what you knew at the time to appreciate and recognize your efforts to forgive yourself and let go […]

How flexible are we?

The word flexibility has multiple meanings and varies from person to person.   For some, flexibility means bendable, pliable, malleable, moldable, adaptability and resilient.  For others, it means open to new ideas, willing to compromise and see from another’s point of view.    To know and understand your flexibility quotient, join me in the following experiment.  […]

Want to Improve Relationsips?

10 steps to improve relationships with ourselves first then with others: Be humble Acknowledge the Power within greater than ourselves Stop the reactive cycle – Pause, Pray, Listen, Process then Proceed Know the intention behind your thoughts, words and actions Apologize sooner rather than later Forgive yourself, then make different choices Seek to resolve differences […]

How to avoid OVERWHELM

The word ‘OVERWHELM’ is a term we are hearing more now than ever before.  It is a term that describes a feeling of being buried under a huge amount of _____(you can fill in the blank).    We, you and I, will experience the feeling of being overwhelmed at some or many points of our […]

Ready?

One of the best reason to live in the here and now is we, you and I, will not miss the gifts and blessings today has for us. So today, be present, aware, alert, thankful and ready to receive. .