Perfectly Imperfect Blog

Imperfect Blog is a title that has been on my mind for about a year now. I had slowed down in my blogging last summer because I caught myself caring more about sounding smart than sharing from my heart. I was more focused on where I could publish my article for the best visibility than [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:10:58+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Blog Posts|9 Comments

How a Young Cancer Survivor Can Shift Our Perspective for the New Year

Happy New Year! I hope your first few days of 2017 have been blessed and contemplative. What went well? What would you do differently? What did you learn? What do you want to be true one year from now? Three years? What do we feel good about and where do we need to shift perspective? [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:10:59+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on How a Young Cancer Survivor Can Shift Our Perspective for the New Year

Perfectionism: A Perfect Enemy

Hello friends, I hope you are Finding the Gift today! I haven't blogged in a long time. Some of you know I lost my baby brother, Jubal, to suicide on August 7, a terrible blow to my family and his huge circle of friends and music fans. I have felt incredible pressure to write the [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:00+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Perfectionism: A Perfect Enemy

Five Amazing TED Talks That Will Transform Your Thinking, Part One

What follows is an excerpt from my article recently published on Everyday Power Blog. Full article here. TED Talks are Miracle Grow for the body, mind and soul! They are cutting edge philosophy, psychology, science and insight, among many other wonderful “ideas worth sharing.” The very first TED Talks were posted online in July, 2006 [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:02+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on Five Amazing TED Talks That Will Transform Your Thinking, Part One

Some Resolutions Are Just Too Big

Happy New Year! Whew, it's been a while since I posted. Author talks and book events have kept me jumping, but I am so very grateful for the impact "Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness" is making in people's lives and their perspectives. We're all in this together! January is the biggest month for [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:04+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Blog Posts, Featured|1 Comment

The Heat Is On!

Our bodies are such amazing, complex systems, constantly regenerating and renewing themselves. A while back, I had surgery on my knee and in the acute healing process, this knee was very warm to the touch when compared to my healthy knee. I could literally feel how hard my body was working to heal itself. This [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:08+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on The Heat Is On!

Becoming A Human (Who Is) Being

I have struggled with low self-esteem most of my life and lived as a human doing, not a human being, trying to make up for what I felt was lacking. True or not, I grew up feeling like I could never be good enough to please my parents or warrant enough of their love and [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:10+00:00 May 26th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Becoming A Human (Who Is) Being

What the Buzzards Taught Me

Buzzard Metaphor: I just saw something I've never noticed before. (That happens a lot when I take the time to sit in nature without an agenda!) I am watching six or eight large birds. Buzzards maybe? When they fly, they rarely flap their wings. Mostly they glide! Buzzards use the wind in their favor. When [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:16+00:00 November 10th, 2014|Blog Posts|Comments Off on What the Buzzards Taught Me
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