When was the last time you had a good laugh? You know the one where your belly hurts...tears are streaming down your cheeks...and you're yelling "Staaaaaap!!!" Adulting can be so serious at times yet laughter really is medicinal. Anne Lamotte had an interesting way with words. Carbonated holiness. All emotions are important. Laughter is important. … Continue reading Laughter is Necessary
Judge not. Assume nothing. We don't really know what is going on about any situation in someone's life. On top of which sometimes that person is already giving themselves a hard time. I am finally learning and understanding to be gentle with me. Lord knows how often I feel negative and act on those negative … Continue reading What it is to be Human…
We feel good when we have knowledge under our belt. We believe in the inspiring and thought provoking memes we share. But are we intentionally practicing or do we think we know? Years ago, I heard a guest speaker at an event say: to know and not to do, is not to know. This phrase … Continue reading The Travesty: To KNOW and not to DO
Every day we need to recommit to our goals and dreams...to the contracts we've made with ourselves...our intentions....what we choose to continue, alter, begin or stop! At the seat of it all is what we are thinking...while we are doing. The story we are telling is far more important than any action we take. When … Continue reading Recommit to your Goals…Daily!
When I saw this picture I had a good laugh. We sweet too bad lol. Then I got to thinking about messages. This message is clear and is put in a place where the person for whom it is intended will get it! Yet when we have a message we tend not to be so … Continue reading Are you Communicating or just Talking?
As we grow we sometimes lose sight of why we chose the work we do. Instead of serving a cause we shifted to serving for likes, recognition...climbing painfully up the attention status hierarchy. Today I went back to a simple exercise I did in 2005....I stated all the reasons why I wanted to achieve 3 … Continue reading Never Lose Your Why
Have you ever heard about choosing one word and living with it for a year? Well some time back in November I decided to choose joy. Joy is the highest energy of all. It's the magical sense that everything is possible; it springs from appreciating the gifts in each moment except I wasn't doing that. … Continue reading What’s Your Word?
Been thinking about the power of words and the river words travel along...music. Been thinking about today...it's a new day...a gift... Every day we must face a fork in the road: make the same mistakes over again...do what we have always done or decide that it's time for the illusion to end. Think about it: … Continue reading The Power of Music
Sure we say...it's just a joke...if I can't laugh at myself sometimes then who am I? I'm just poor and polite You know me...underloved...underpaid Memes abound...what our bank accounts look like...our take home pay doesn't take us home...we're blowing our retirement money and going on a trip...should be back by lunchtime. Funny? Sure! But Maya … Continue reading The Power of Your Words
The start of a new month always holds promise. We look back at what might have been and look ahead towards what's possible. We have not yet put our life pen to December's paper yet... Somewhere lurking behind all our thoughts of promise and possibility lie our doubts, fears, and insecurities. This is normal. Make … Continue reading How Memorable will this December be?