Compliment Yourself

We all seek acceptance, approval, respect and appreciation.  Whether we are aware of it or not, we do.  However, to only look for it outside of ourselves, expecting others to always see it and acknowledge it, could set one up for disappointment and a…

Magic Moments

The other day my husband sent me this incredibly inspiring story.  A 103 year old woman ran the 50 and 100 meter dashes at the Albuquerque Senior games and won two gold medals. Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins of Baton Rouge, Louisiana set a new record for…

Gone Fishing

Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers in the world! Know that your love, support, guidance and encouragement has forever impacted others lives. Parents  are role models for children to learn how to be and act. They help mold our thoughts and dreams, ambitions…

“Every wall is a door.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

In deciding what to write about today, I came across this quote.  I totally got it.  So often we put up walls and confine ourselves for whatever reason we make up.  We limit our exposure to endless possibilities and new opportunities. However I have…

Me Time

Sometimes we just need to sleep!  Yesterday was that kind of day.  I guess I had been pushing it. My husband and I just returned from an incredible holiday in Japan,. To re-acclimate to our time zone, I jumped right back into running every…

Memorial Day

Today in the US, we honor and show our respect for those who have served our country to protect our freedom, our rights and our independence. I give thanks. However I am not a believer of war.  I believe in peace, harmony, collaboration, and…

TRICK – It’s New Meaning

I just learned a great acronym for the word Trick. T  Trust    R  Respect I   Independence C  Collaboration K  Kindness I read about the meaning in an article about Esther Wojcick, longtime educator and matriach of the Silicon Valley family.((mother of Susan…

Inspired by Melinda Gates

Over the last few days, I have been inspired by articles and interviews about Melinda Gates.  With the launch of her book, The Moment of Lift, the press coverage has been incredible.  And for good reason. She is a powerful, compassionate, successful and influential…

Persistence

In the morning during our coffee time together, my husband and I talk about what is on our mind, what revelations have we had, how we feel, the outline of the day, and so much more.  My husband’s thought today was the power of…

Doing the Dishes

I just read an article about Bill and Melinda Gates doing the dishes together. I had read before that Bill enjoys doing them alone and how he went into a very zen state. He considered it very therapeutic and meditative. The article discusses the…