16Feb

A Quiz: What do You Believe?

I love a great inspirational story especially when it offers me a new perspective and an opportunity to learn and grow. There was a young girl, Mary Morrissey, who was pregnant, in the hospital and at a low point in her life. A chaplain came to...Read More

1Jan

Joy and Blessings in 2016... but maybe not quite what you are thinking

Joy and Blessings in 2016…but maybe not quite what you are thinking Spoiler Alert! I am going to be talking about "Joy", the movie that just came out with Jennifer Lawrence. Since it's been heavily advertised I hope what I am going to be...Read More

1Dec

Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign

I recently reposted and article from Robert Wyse about Julie Mills. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/cancer-led-her-job-helped-saved-life-rob-wyse Julie Miles is a jewelry designer who has traveled the world and created fantastically beautiful...Read More

1Nov

My Not-So-Super Power

I Dream of Jeannie Harry Potter All of the Incredibles Spiderman and my favorite, Bewitched! Who would not want to twitch their nose and be in Hawaii, turn their cat into a pony or create a brand new kitchen?   I have always been a fan...Read More

1Sep

Let There Be Rock!

Support can come in many forms. From Friends and Family Like the time I was taking a walk with a good friend and she was saying she needed a part time recruiter to help with cold calls when just two weeks beforehand I had been on-line looking...Read More

1Aug

I'm giving you permission to take the day off

Do you ever feel like there are so many obligations on your plate that require your attention yet you are frozen? You don't know where to start. Well I do. So, I woke up one morning last week and decided to take the day off from doing anything that...Read More

1Jul

The Good New Days

Normally I walk on the paths on the south side of my town since they are closer to my house. Today I had to drop my daughter off for soccer on the north side so decided to walk at the park on that side of town, aptly named Northside Park. As I am...Read More

1Jun

Stack the Cards in Your Favor

I am not sure if you play poker but I have been playing with a group of girlfriends every month since 1997. Lots of fun and the money just moves from one pocket to another so you never really feel like you are losing. The thing about poker that...Read More

1Apr

I've got your backronym!

Did you know that Stephen Colbert has his own Backronym given to him by NASA? They named their ISS treadmill the Combined Operational Load-Bearing External Resistance Treadmill (COLBERT) after him. WHAT IS A BACKRONYM, you may ask? According to...Read More

1Mar

I Haven't (fill in the blanks)...YET!

I haven't (written that book, lost that weight, made that budget) YET. I was listening to a podcast from Carol Dweck the other day and she told a great story about a Chicago high school that required their students to pass a certain number of...Read More

1Feb

Fence me in...Please!

One of my favorite stories I ever heard was from back in the day when I was doing a lot of personal growth work. The leader of the group I was involved with, Judith Wright, told a story of a study she had read about where the researchers had young...Read More

1Jan

BEWARE the Poison Bait and Switch

What the heck? What is going on with this app? I told it to use my location so it should be able to tell me where the closest Starbucks is. They are everywhere, come on! I have to be at the soccer game in fifteen minutes. It must be in the Target....Read More

1Dec

What's Your Poison?

And the soft, tender voice said "Stop poisoning yourself" Another soccer tournament weekend. My daughter had a game at 7:30 a.m. which meant she had to be there at 6:45 a.m. for warm-ups. I had 45 minutes of "free time" before the game was to start....Read More

1Nov

Finding Gratitude For Your Dark Side

Indoor Plumbing is The Bomb! Food delivered hot to my door Rocks! My compassionate nature is Cool! Starting my own business is Awesome! This time of year we are often looking at the many things for which we have gratitude. Sure, I can list many...Read More