Choices: What Do I WANT to Do Today?

From December 8 in "Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness." Have you ever asked yourself, What do I need to get done today? In other words, what do I need to have finished today?  Past tense. Fast tense. I do, and often. I just realized that reflects how I feel a lot of the [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:10:59+00:00December 8th, 2016|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on Choices: What Do I WANT to Do Today?

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

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

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 Norman Rockwell Illusion

Holidays are supposed to be a joy-filled, happy time with friends and family. Day after day of sparkling euphoria, right?! Don't we all long for the Norman Rockwell experience? What if after the timeless moments are captured, we showed each other what really goes on—the good, the bad and the ugly, and also the ordinary? [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:05+00:00December 17th, 2015|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on The Norman Rockwell Illusion

The Gifts of the Season

No, I have not finished my holiday shopping! Grrr ... I mean, Happy Tuesday! Every year it seems I get more and more Grinch-like when December rolls around. Maybe that's not fair. I'm not really a Scrooge and I have nothing against gifts. I just want to enjoy more of the simple, beautiful parts of [...]

By |2017-07-14T01:11:05+00:00December 8th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on The Gifts of the Season

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+00:00May 26th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Becoming A Human (Who Is) Being
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