We all experience loss at some point in our lives. There is no escaping it. We think it is abnormal or unnatural to feel the pain of loss so we avoid it......no matter what the cost. So we avoid it. Here are ten reasons we use to avoid healing our hearts.Read More
Have you ever noticed that companies have written values? Maybe you saw them posted in their dining area, lobby or break room. Did you notice if they were actually following them?Read More
Do you ever feel like you are the “new one” in a group? Perhaps you are looking for other people with similar passions or ideas and yet you come up empty. At the end of the day, we all need people in our lives so we can celebrate together and connect on a regular basis. The buzzword is “community” and it’s a real game changer!Read More
It all started when I spent one Fourth of July holiday alone. I remember thinking; “I’m sure everyone had great plans for today.” I imagined they were at cook outs, parades, firework displays, pools – anywhere that included other people and fun. But, when I spoke with my friend the next day, it turned out she didn’t have any plans either. We each assumed the other had plans.Read More
recently had the opportunity to observe two women try on the same beautiful little red jacket. This jacket was awesome. First, it was red. Second, it was leather. Third, it was cool.
Summertime. The time for vacations, weekend getaways and day trips to get away from it all. You may be feeling the pressure of “having” to take time off or maybe you are feeling like the summer is just not long enough. Either way, do you find yourself losing focus on your goals?Read More
There is a lot of talk about resolutions and goals this time of year. Funny as we get further into the year you don’t hear much about it. Do you find yourself setting goals because “its’ that time of year?”Read More
I was having a conversation with a friend the other day that was experiencing a loss on the heels of the one-year anniversary of losing her mother. In talking with her I was reminded of the misconceptions about grief many experience when going through the grieving processRead More
I don’t think of myself as having a lot to say. I am a listener. I am a reader. I am not a writer.
Yet, I find myself awakened at 2 am with this overwhelming feeling to write. If you struggle with writing like I do, then you may understand how this went down. At first I laid in bed discussing this in my head. Really? Can it wait until the morning? If I get up, I will have to get out of bed, turn the light on, and then I will not be able to go back to sleep. I will be awake for the day. And it will be a long one.Read More
Did you ever hear something that you can’t get out of your head? Maybe it is the words to a song; it may not even be a song that you like. But once you’ve heard it, the words kept playing over and over like a record that had a scratch in it. It was stuck. And that was me. I was stuck.Read More