Monthly Archives: July 2015

Stop Look Listen

When was the last time you connected with someone? Now don’t tell me all about your social media, Facebook postings, Tweets, texts, and all of that.  I mean when did you last really have a heart-to-heart moment? In this era of constant communication, unending input and output, and non-stop chatter we need to remind ourselves of what true connection means.

Exchange of information? Could be. Vocal expression? Sure. Written notes? Yes, but how about eye contact? […]

By |July 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guts and Grace

Mae West was gutsy. Grace Kelly was, well, graceful. Usually when we think of these two descriptors we see them as mutually exclusive. You are either go-get-‘em sassy, or diplomatic and ladylike. Olympic athletes are both graceful and gutsy, but they have devoted their entire lives to training, forgoing all else. Is it possible for mere mortals such as we to achieve both guts and grace via our everyday lives?

Well, I’ve gotta say a […]

By |July 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Do Be Do

Do you ever feel like you need to earn a gold star when starting something new? That even though you are new to it, that you should somehow be better than all the other new people? Is there an inner voice that is reminding you to go faster, be sharper, be more successful?

It’s easy to have high expectations of ourselves, and it isn’t always a bad thing. Sometimes it’s nice to feel like we are […]

By |July 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Rest and Abide

There are all sorts of old-timey phrases like, “the cobbler’s children have no shoes,” and “physician heal thyself” that remind us to take care of ourselves first. Taking care of others and running ourselves ragged in the process does no one any good in the long run.

With this in mind, I’m taking care of myself today. Starting up a business, developing a website on my own with zero experience, writing a blog, plus all […]

By |July 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Power Up

How is your energy level today? Are you zipping through your day with energy to spare, or are you watching the clock wondering if you can go to bed this early?

Sometimes we just have one of those days where we can’t get our engines running at optimal levels. We struggle to accomplish what we’ve set out to do, and just wish we could curl up on the sofa, instead. So, why is this? Why do […]

By |July 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments