perspective

Self-created fears suck

Self-Created Fears Suck

Disclaimer:  There are definitely real fears, such as immediate dangers and life-threatening moments (fear is the vital response to physical and emotional danger; protecting us from true threats).  However, it seems that so many of our fears are self-created. This being said, I am not a medical professional, so the psychology will be kept to a […]

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The Journey to Self

There are a few things I have learned in life, especially in the past 10 years. We are a people walking around not only connected more to our phones than to ourselves or others, but also hiding behind any number of masks!  The path to self is filled with so many obstacles, it’s no wonder […]

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Perception

Perception is Reality

How often have we heard this:  perception is reality? And oh, by the way, how self-limiting is this phrase?  I originally published this on August 21, 2016.  Sometimes, a little reminder is necessary to keep us  focused.  There are always multiple ways of looking at things.  We should never be afraid to shift our perspective […]

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What Holds Us Back? (Getting out of our own way)

What is holding us back now, in this very moment?  Shame? Fear of ridicule, rejection or failure? Being a disappointment to family, friends, ourselves?  That the world around us continually feeds us the message that we aren’t good enough, talented enough, smart enough, just plain not worthy enough (so much so that we begin to believe this […]

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Chapter 52…Passion

Today, I turn 52! I am extremely grateful and blessed to have reached this point.  I can spend the day lamenting on that increasing number, I can wax reflective on years gone by; yes, I can let those things be my focus. Today, though, I choose differently:  for however many years I have left on […]

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Your Best

If You Could Tell Your Younger Self Anything

Or, maybe, you need to convince yourself of these things now… Don’t ever let anyone talk you out of trusting your heart (take your head with you too) You will feel more at peace when spending more time in nature Stop trying to plan everything—be more spontaneous No one else knows what they’re doing either; […]

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Change: Believing in What You Can’t See!

While satisfying my daily Pinterest need, I came across this meme: At first, I laughed out loud because, well, it is “Joey Tribbiani” and his facial and vocal expressions were priceless.  Then, reality hits and wow, this is correct and a little mind-blowing! Of course, I could give you some facts and other interesting tidbits […]

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Day One 2017–Here’s Your Sign!

I forgot to complete a task, the printer wouldn’t work, I was extremely frustrated and it was not yet 10 a.m. Already, I thought, please don’t let these things be setting the tone for 2017. If this is day one, ugh! what will the rest of the year bring? Silly, right? But isn’t that how […]

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