Another Trip Around the Sun

This week I celebrated my birthday. I’m thankful that I’ve survived this past year, that I am safe and healthy. I’m thankful my 3-member pod includes my sister-in-law Deb who is not only an incredible nature photographer but also an amazing chef. I’m thankful that leftover cake for breakfast has no calories and that I… Read more »

Holidays 2020

Without a doubt, this year has been one of the biggest challenges most of us have ever endured. And now we need to face this normally joyous holiday season, courageously finding ways to compromise while still finding happiness and hope for the future. We’ve all been shouldering extraordinary stress for almost a year, some more… Read more »

Calming Fear and Finding Hope

There’s no question that times are tough right now for the whole planet. All the Fears The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world forever. We’ve lost so, so many people to the virus and many who survived the infection are fighting long-term debilitating symptoms, all while people argue about the very existence of this… Read more »

Don’t Wait

First, a reminder… Recently I mentioned that now is the time to use those special things you’ve been saving, such as the good dishes and glasses, the nice shirts you always save for special occasions, or the special soap someone gave you. I received some really sweet responses about how true it is that we… Read more »

Discovering Old Programs and Creating New Ones

We have been camping at a nice facility in South Carolina, enjoying amazing views of sunrises, sunsets, and moonsets across rolling hills of old pastures. Wildlife wanders through from time to time, and on the way out of the property, there are cows and a couple of mules in a fenced pasture. It’s quiet, dark,… Read more »

You Deserve A Break

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the many ongoing thoughts of what needs to be done, what needs to be fixed, who needs to be paid, the shopping, the cleaning, schedules, doctor’s appointments, work, laundry… With all the worry in the front of your mind constantly, it doesn’t seem to leave room for thinking… Read more »

We ARE Worthy

In my last post, I mentioned that an unexpected opportunity showed up for me in the form of a last-minute opening at a writers’ retreat…in California! I had been looking at the possibility of attending a writers’ retreat next year but thinking, “who am I” to take time to go to a retreat. Ever have that… Read more »

Then a Miracle Occurs

These past few weeks have been amazing. I want to tell you all about it, but it’s hard to know where to start… It’s a fact that even coaches need coaches. I’ve known that since becoming one myself. Because no, we’re not perfect and yes, we can always use a little help getting past the… Read more »

Priorities

Are you a list maker? I love lists. I keep lists of tasks and to-do items, in both electronic and paper form. And I love crossing things off my lists and marking them as complete. If you’re a list person, you know that feeling of satisfaction. I also prioritize items on my list. Items on… Read more »