Creating positive changes that stick

As I was thinking about a blog to write it occurred to me that right now my life is good. I feel like I am balancing fun with work and responsibility. I am not struggling with relationships at the present moment. It has not always been like this for me. I was thinking about my…

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Discover, educate and empower

At the beginning of January, Susan wrote on the whiteboard in our break room her word for 2023. I had heard about others choosing a word of the year instead of making resolutions but it really didn’t dawn on me to choose one for myself. Then Denise chose her word and wrote it down. It…

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HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT WINTER

I’ve been thinking about that a lot lately, some days I feel it is too long, too dark, too cold, too blah. Don’t get me wrong, there are days that I enjoy it very much when the sun is out, the temperature is mild and I can be outdoors doing something I enjoy. I guess…

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DECLARING MY WORD OF THE YEAR

DECLARING MY WORD FOR THE YEAR I am enjoying practicing living in my I AM state of being. This means I am practicing living in the flow, open, loving, connected, and honest with myself. This can be humbling, fun, joyful, and eye opening. I am practicing it, because I understand how amazing it feels when…

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Put down your guard and sword

Put down your shield and sword The other day, I had a few phrases come to me…put down the shield…put down the sword. I sat with that and right away I knew what it meant.  I felt hurt.  When I feel hurt, I can feel this shield come up and sit right in front of…

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One Resolution at a Time

We are approaching the end of the year and the beginning of the new year.  It’s a closing cycle that makes most of us review the past year.  What went well? What didn’t?  What do I want to change?  We review our losses and gains, making a mental tally.  It also presents an opportunity to…

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A Christmas Present, delayed

Merry Christmas to each of you. Whatever today holds for you, I hope you find peace and know that you are loved today. Here’s a Christmas story to warm your soul and a reminder that what doesn’t seem like a blessing today just may prove to be a blessing and a gift in the future.…

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Some lessons are conscious while others are subconscious.

Each of us has had lessons that have brought us to this point in our lives. For me, a vivid conscious lesson was when I was 19 years old, at that time in my life I was a people pleaser. I was trying to make someone happy which seemed like an impossible task.  I can…

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ENOUGH means something different to everyone

Have you ever seen A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens? Bob Cratchit works for Ebenezer Scrooge. He is optimistic and loyal to Scrooge. He has a large family with one of his children having cerebral palsy. They are poor and struggle to make ends meet but they are happy. They appear to not have enough…

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Halting the expectation pattern

Growing and learning about ourselves is how we evolve and ultimately heal as humans.   Personally, I haven’t always been open to looking at my patterns and my reactions/ my “stuff”.  However, I have realized it’s always the tough stuff that I don’t want to look at that is ALWAYS what holds me back the…

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