Not Okay

We are living in very troubled times. I am shocked, saddened, in disbelief and genuinely concerned by what is happening in our world. And especially how we, human beings, are treating one another. Even though we say “we are all in this together”, our…

Gearing Up

The term “Gearing Up” usually refers to getting ready for something, especially an upcoming action or event, or preparing for something. It can be used for any number of things, small or large, minor or major, just about anything.  For me, it is a…

Finding your 2nd Wind

According to Wikipedia, a Second Wind is a phenomenon in distance running, such as marathons or road running (as well as other sports), whereby an athlete who is out of breath and too tired to continue suddenly finds the strength to press on at top performance with less exertion….

Finding Solutions

When faced with a challenge (problem), how do you respond?  I for one, go into overdrive. My mind offers up sometimes crazy ideas and potential solutions that at first seem ridiculous. However, it only takes one of those ideas to solve the puzzle. Or…

The Sights, Sounds and Scents of Spring

As the weather turns warmer, and the days get longer, I am tuning into nature more and realizing how special it is and how enlivening it feels. A few of my favorite happenings recently: Waking up to the birds singing Having a ladybug fly…

Learning Life’s Lessons

Lessons are all around us. Not only in a classroom environment, an online course, a workshop, seminar or other structured formal setting. Lessons surround us all the time in our daily life. We learn from each other and from the world events. Everything that…

How Are You Really Feeling?

  I consider myself an optimistic realist. I look for the brighter side, the silver lining, the rainbow, the possibilities, and the solutions to resolve whatever concerns and challenges I am facing. I know the importance of right self talk and thinking and the…

Rebirth, Renewal and Rejuvenation

Rebirth, Renewal and Rejuvenation.These 3 words for me depict the meaning of Passover and Easter. The two holidays have so much in common, though each with distinct differences. Regardless of your upbringing and your religious and spiritual preferences, we all can appreciate the learnings…

Sleep

I love sleep! And I can usually drift off easily into what I call my cocoon. During these trying times I especially find sleeping a little longer helps to protect and keep me calm.  Like the other night. The winds had been blowing and…

Get Ready to Transform

Transforming your Life involves going beyond the way you currently live, co-creating a better Life for yourself, and changing the way you live. You do this by using your thoughts, visualization, words, faith, actions, or a combination of them. (HuffPost 2015, Dr. Nella Ann Roberts)…