How to Cultivate One of Your Greatest Gifts

One of the greatest gifts (skills) you can cultivate is not inspiration, motivation, organization, or education.  One of the greatest gifts you can cultivate is learning how to soothe.  Yes, soothe. [...]

How to Let Yourself “Off the Hook”

Let’s start at the end . . . result. What do you hope to accomplish by keeping yourself “on the hook”?  Perhaps your thought process might be – “If I keep [...]

The Joy of Shaping Your Own Life!

How do you want to shape this day? How do you want to shape this week? How do you want to shape your life? One of the most toxic and disempowering [...]

How to Deepen Your Joy and Lighten Your Sorrow!

This week a dear friend surprised me with this gift.  She said,  “I was in Catalina, I saw this, and I thought of you.”  Wow, how cool is that! “May your [...]

What are the Benefits of Failure?

We’ve all know the pain of failure.  Me too.  Lots of times. Several days ago I was reflecting on how certain decisions took me down certain paths.  I was thinking about [...]

When Is a Ship Better Than a Raft?

In case you haven’t noticed, life can be difficult.  Perhaps your life is difficult right now. No one is exempt.  No one. There is one thing you need to know in order [...]

FREED from Stuck! Dare to Cross the Bridge Beyond Grief, Trauma, and Self-Sabotage to Discover Lasting Change Now

Have you been wondering why you keep getting passed-up for that big promotion at work? Why do you start a new diet or exercise routine only to find it ending before it [...]

Five Lessons Learned From the Geese

Yesterday morning I attended a presentation, hosted by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, on matching resources with needs at a global level.  With newly developed technology and international networking, churches, charities, [...]

Four Agreements That Would Transform the Political Landscape

Today I completed my mail-in ballot for 2016.  I'm kind of a political junkie, so I was informed about the candidates.  I researched the judges and studied the pros and cons of [...]