There is a thin line between "getting kicks" and reality. While the ability to laugh at ourselves is a good thing, I feel that we have taken this joke a little too far. Some may argue that it's true. The question is: Do we want it to REMAIN true for us? If we are thinking … Continue reading Carrying a Joke too Far?
Speaking with Olasope Oyelaran, a linguist from Nigeria, Mark Nepo author of the No. 1 New York Times Bestseller The Book of Awakening learned that there were 7,000 living languages that we know of on Earth. Following that discussion Mark contemplated that if there are at least seven thousand ways to speak, there are at … Continue reading Questions might be the Answer
We’ve all been cynical at one point or other in our lives. We’ve all had to: Fight the ‘been there” “done that” and “I can explain that in ten seconds if you let me” tendency that comes with having lived a while. Battle the “I don’t think I’m going to trust anyone again” impulse after … Continue reading Be More of This for 2015 and Watch as New Doors Open Up for You!
I'm very good with children. I make them laugh. I engage them. They talk with me. Some think I'm cool. I've had many a discussion with guys who seem taken aback when I say that I NEVER wanted to have children. I've never felt that desire. They think it's natural for a woman to want … Continue reading I never wanted to have children but…
Of shame, blame, fear and remorse. By Marcia Reynolds, PsyD Elizabeth Gilbert of Eat, Pray, Love fame gave the closing keynote at the Women's Conference I spoke at in Omaha. Her brief yet powerful speech left us all feeling a little less crazy and immensely more content with life. I don't think she would mind … Continue reading Put Away the Knife…
Then ASK FOR HELP! I don't know why for such a long time in my life - I wanted to go it alone. I needed to prove that I did it all - by myself with no help from anyone else. What a huge ego I had back then. But so many of us do. … Continue reading Want to be Strong and Self Reliant?
People love to use the phrase 'the truth shall set you free' especially if they're trying to get some juicy gossip out of you :). And for more serious matters they might use as a warning -'what's done in darkness WILL come to light!' (Be very afraid...) Many of us are not as truthful as … Continue reading Some interesting “truths” – no one is exempt 🙂
There's something to be said about persistence. There's something to be said about having a good support system in place particularly when you embark on an unfamiliar journey. Kinda reminds me of the song "How Do You Keep The Music Playing" made popular by James Ingram and Patti Austin in the '80s. "How do you … Continue reading Change is difficult – step or otherwise