Merry and Bright!

As I write this it is pouring rain, over cast and getting dark at 4:21! I am laughing about writing about merry and bright under these conditions! Merry and Bright- that is my theme for this month. And that really is the point for me, for December. To end this year on an up note. … Continued

Gratitude for Good Memories

As human beings it can be easy to think about the things that have gone wrong in our past. I was reading something recently that talked about freedom from all of that. It also shared the importance of focusing on retaining our good memories and letting go of the ones that don’t make us feel … Continued

Grateful for Personal Development

I am spending this month writing about things I am grateful for. One of the things I am most grateful for is my personal development. It is funny how one of the things that I am most grateful for is one of the hardest things I have engaged in in my life. It takes a … Continued

Grateful for Change

As Heraclitus famously said “the only constant is change.” We should be getting pretty good at dealing with change by now, right? Well, no. I mean, it is challenging when you are faced with different changes every day. So this is a life long pursuit- gracefully working with changes. With intentional awareness and practice, we … Continued

Positivity for Mental Health

I am celebrating the last hurrah of Mental Health Month (October) this week. Join me! How’s your mental health? In this day we have more permission than ever, it seems, to recognize where and when we are struggling mentally. We have to be honest with ourselves if we want to live our fullest lives. It … Continued

Decisions Decisions!

This week I had to opportunity to speak with two groups about making great decisions. Better, stronger, more powerful, maybe faster, maybe slower decisions. There are some tried and true ways to make decisions and I am here to remind you of a few and maybe some others you might not think of. Strengths: Both … Continued

October Overwhelm

I have been quite a few conversations this week with people who are feeling overwhelmed. The definition of overwhelm found online: “bury or drown beneath a huge mass” and “defeat completely.” It doesn’t sound so good when we apply those definitions to our lives! Whoa. My goal today is to remind you of a few, … Continued

Mental Health is Your Mental Wealth

Your mental health is everything. October 3-9 is Mental Health Awareness Week and Mental Health Day is October 10th. I like to highlight it at this time because this is a subject that affects all of us. All of us living in this world must be aware of and take care of our mental health- … Continued

So. It’s an “off” day.

Have you had an off day lately? One that kind of sneaks up on you, takes you by surprise? I had one of those today? I’d like to blame it on Mercury Retrograde- and maybe that is it. But I have been working for a long time to get away from blaming anything- or anyone. … Continued

Make It a Fresh Start! Reinvent!

If you’ve been hanging around with me for a while you know that I am a huge fan of a fresh start! I believe you can have one at any time. This time of year- the first of September, start of the school year (we all still know that feeling!), the end of one season … Continued