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A glimpse into what makes me tick!

As I move through life, I have become so used to planning out my day, my week, and my future that I don't allow space for spontaneity.     Fearing that if I start to lose control of what is happening around me that things would go in a direction that I don't want....

I struggle with quiet.   With the ability to sit in the moment and just breath.  To set aside my self-imposed expectations, and my desire to constantly improve and expand who I am.    

When those moments of quiet come along, I feel like the...

So this is the first time I have tried a computer instead of a page and pen for my journal. Not sure yet what is faster, as with this, I am constantly making mistakes. Each backspace slows me down and I can’t type as fast as I can think. And when I make too man...

Be mindful of yourself. Be present in the moment. Pause to feel the effects of something before acting or responding. You won’t be perfect but that’s ok.

Do what feels right and joy will come. Don’t worry about what others think and feel. Your decisions are yours...

As young children we are free to do anything we choose, trusting that our parents can guide us through danger.     As we get older and start to experience life, we begin to move beyond the boundaries of where they can protect us....

For years, I tried to carry not only my own burdens, but those of many others as well.   I thought it was what any normal, compassionate adult human did.    After many decades those burdens left me exhausted, discouraged when I failed (which I did, and often), and with...

Each perspective begins from within.  As you look out from yourself to the world, you decide how much to share or how little.    You also decide if and how much the world affects you (or at least you try!).

At the point where those two meet, is a door.  Y...

The journey towards change does not begin with a commitment to action.  It begins with awareness.   That almost unnoticed gut feeling that says that something isn't right.   Some instinct inside you is sending you a message, and while you don't understand it, you know...

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