Just DO It!

I am often reminded by inspirational writers such as William A Ward, to stop thinking and talking about _____________ and JUST DO IT! Do more than get angry, create like MADD organizer Candy Lightner. Do more than care, help like Mother Teresa. Do more than believe, practice like Martin L King. Do more than forgive, […]

Mapping it’s worth it!

Mapping our experiences is important for 3 reasons: It helps us see where we’ve been It helps us decide if we want to experience this or that again and, It helps us choose a different path Socrates reminds us an unexamined life is not worth much.   Take time to map out your experiences.  You […]

Roads and Ruts

Henry David Thoreau a poet and philosopher writes a single footstep cannot make a path on earth and so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. He goes on to say to create a deep physical path, we have to walk again and again over the same path.  And, to make […]

Say What?

If or when we hear ourselves say, “You made me feel _____,”   STOP and remember this, no person, place or thing can make us, you or me,  feel good or bad, loved or unloved, accepted or unaccepted, angry or peaceful unless we give our power to self-love, self-compassion and self–acceptance over to them.  Maya Angelou […]

Living Extraordinary

You and  I cannot live extraordinary in the comfort zone because it would be impossible for us to heal or grow.   Motivational Guru, Tony Robbins, believes our lives are not shaped by our conditions but rather by our decisions.    Today is another opportunity for us to step out of the ordinary zone and decide to step […]

Choose your time

Time cannot be taken away or restored.   Time is time and changes for everyone by our labels – this is good, this ok, this is not. Today is a new day with 1440 minutes.   Will we live present moment by moment or choose to live our past once again?  

Rite of Passage

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 […]

Two Voices

You and I have two internal voices – one whispers you can, the other shouts you can’t.  Which one we listen to is our choice. The bumble-bee wanted to fly and, in my  imagination I can hear its internal conversation …..I think I can, but the odds say I can’t… that may be, but something […]

What’s my story NOW!

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 […]