My Thoughts And Advice

Creative Solutions for the Bumps in Life

Elders

Be they Grandparents, friend's parent or someone you know-their stories carry wisdom from another lifetime. A lifetime you know very little about, yet this story could hold the magic for supporting you to create  your mystical magical ride, journey into the present...

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Being an Author

There is something miraculous and special about holding a real book someone has written in your hand. Honestly, I enjoy the ease of an ebook, kindle, nook, etc. Its just not the same as holding a real book. The feel of the cover, smell of the print and pages, the...

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Movement

Movement is taking a step, one at a time. Even running requires the motion of one step at a time. These steps may be small or large. Either way these steps create action. Taking action in your everyday life, career, family is movement. Are you aware of your movements,...

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Tribute

"A gift, testimonial, compliment, or the like, given as due or in acknowledgement of gratitude or esteem", is a definition of tribute. A tribute is different than a legacy. A tribute as stated above is more of a recognition of a life well lived and usually occurs...

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Change

Life sometimes present us with obstacles I call "speed bumps". These bumps can come in the form of an illness or unexpected upheaval. It's how we 'handle', go over these bumps that makes the difference in our lives. Do you throw your hands up and scream, "Why me"? Do...

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Shifts

Interesting when your life is progressing one way, you feel connected, happy, in the flow..and then....like the wind, it changes direction without warning, taking the wind out of your sails. So now what? Oh crap! Time to regroup. What do you do to regroup? I...

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Feeling Stuck

How do you move beyond feeling "stuck"? Feeling stuck is about creating a different way of feeling. Being stuck is usually being in an unmovable place, like being in quicksand and definitely requires action on our part. I've been in a really weird, stuck, funky place...

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Martin Luther King’s Birthday

"I Have A Dream". We all have dreams, yet, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream was and is still so profound. Is it because it touched so many people globally? Is it because of the spokesperson he was, or is it because we need to have dreams and hope to create a different...

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Being A Star In Your Own Life

At what age do you cease living? Is it before you physically die? Imagine embracing every day and living your dream no matter what age. Some dreams may take longer to fulfill than others, the key is to not give up. I was reminded of this while watching, "America's Got...

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When Life Throws You a Curve Ball

Sometimes life doesn't happen or occur the way you expect it to. We think we are in control yet, I feel, we seldom are. It's how we handle the hurdles, speed bumps, curve ball that makes the difference. There were times I would sit and cry when something unexpected...

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Love Life

Where in life do you live fully? Is it when you are working? Taking a walk with your dog? What does living fully mean to you? For me, it is noticing all things around me continually. Its the birds, the clouds, the smells, it how my body feels; warm or cold, tight or...

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Timing Always Not Perfect

When we think of someone dying suddenly, we think, oh no, they were not ready or why did that have to happen to them or to me? A person is never the same after experiencing the death of a loved one. Yet, we are. The death of a loved one stores anew birth in us. We may...

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Fear Versus Courage

What do you do when you encounter fear? Or a situation where you feel your body is really tense? Do you run away, do you freeze, or do you withdraw? I would withdraw from life~pretend I was the ostrich sticking my head in the sand and problem~fear would just go away....

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Launch

When I think of the word, 'Launch', I picture a rocket being thrust into outer space. A boat being set into water from its trailer position. So when it came time to 'launch' my website, I thought, "what does this really mean to me"? What I discovered was; this is a...

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Living

"One day your heart will stop beating and none of your fears will matter. What will matter is how you lived." ~Henri Junttila I found this quote to be interesting, stirring, captivating and thought provoking. As I pondered this quote, my fears surfaced.  I realized, I...

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Death Is Not Morbid

We will all die, or at least leave this body. All things that live will die, or at least the container it lives in will change. How we die is up to us.  Death itself is not morbid. The way the American society treats death is morbid. We are not meant to live forever,...

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Footprints

"Footprints In The Sand", is a well known poem by Mary Fishback Powers. She speaks of walking in the sand and sees two sets of footprints (she references the Lord,  however, I feel it could be anyone or anything, guiding us, supporting us) while her life flashes...

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Colors That Resonate

As I am thinking what to write my first blog post about, my new website and the color choices come into mind. I originally planned for a blue/purple scheme as those colors  represent healing and power and make me feel connected and communicative. Yet, as I saw the...

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