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

To Save a Mockingbird

Tis the season for nests and baby birds everywhere! We were fortunate when a finch family nested in the floral arrangement hanging on our front storm door. We had first row seats to all the action, and the lessons were abundant. I also had an encounter with a baby mockingbird who took a premature fall, [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:00+00:00June 21st, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on To Save a Mockingbird

The Ups and Downs of Finding the Gift

Hello FTG Friends, As my good friend Todd Cecil would say, I hope you all are smiling wherever you are in the world today! Ups and Downs Are Guaranteed and Necessary This week has had some wonderful developments and yet, has also been exceptionally challenging on a personal level. Have you ever felt like dancing [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:01+00:00April 8th, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on The Ups and Downs of Finding the Gift

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+00:00March 4th, 2016|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on Five Amazing TED Talks That Will Transform Your Thinking, Part One

Why We Procrastinate and the Payoffs of Avoidance

I have been asked to develop this topic for Everyday Power Blog, a trusted source for inspiration and motivation. In doing so, I uncovered FIVE (5) KEY PAYOFFS  for avoidance and the fears attached. Good news—there's a way to tip the scale! Read all the way through to see which of these may be hidden [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:03+00:00February 20th, 2016|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on Why We Procrastinate and the Payoffs of Avoidance

Breaking Free from the Imaginary Leash

Goldie's leash is real, but Henry's is imaginary. Henry just realized he is UNLEASHED! Hey FTG friends! In recent author talks for my book, Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness, I've been having fun sharing about the December 29 entry, Life Lessons From the Dog. Dog lovers are everywhere so they can [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:04+00:00February 10th, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Breaking Free from the Imaginary Leash

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+00:00January 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+00:00September 10th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on The Heat Is On!

Setting Goals or Making Wishes?

Setting goals is great. Getting goals is much better! We can spend a lot of time writing out detailed goals and elaborate action plans, but unless we change something we do every day, we can't hope to see any real movement towards reaching our hopes and dreams. Without action, our best goals will remain wishes. [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:08+00:00August 6th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Setting Goals or Making Wishes?
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