November 9, 2017

The “F Words” – How to live a healthy, balanced and abundant life

Throughout my years as a nurse, I often fought with limits in my ability to help those I served and cared for. I made a difference, but it didn’t seem to be enough. I became frustrated, cynical and even burned out from the frontline clinical work and moved my career […]
November 2, 2017

The Five-Year Plan – Do you have the GUTS to do it?

Tomorrow is the twentieth anniversary of the day I entered a women’s shelter with my three children, ages 15, 11 and 4. It was a time in my life when I didn’t know what else to do, nor where else to go. I lived away from family and friends; my […]
October 26, 2017

OMG … I Blew It!!!

I’m frequently challenged to keep moving forward; to stay focused on what I started and where I am going. One of those challenges is writing my blog to you each week. I question my ability to give you a piece of inspiration and motivation that truly helps and makes a […]
October 19, 2017

Get Rid of Emotional Clutter Once and For All

“Start cleaning house. Each piece of emotional clutter you clear out will bring you closer to your soul.” – Melody Beattie Have you noticed how easy it is to accumulate possessions and clutter in your home; the things you pick up along the way? Have you noticed how easy it is […]
October 12, 2017

Can’t Keep Up? How To Persevere Every Day

“The reality is, success rarely “shows up”; it is lured and attracted day by day, by the right actions, thinking and heart.” – Doug Firebaugh It is easier to begin something than to finish it. When we start something new, we are excited and receive enthusiastic support from others. But […]
October 5, 2017

How To Move From Loneliness & Isolation To Being Connected

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.” – Albert Schweitzer When I got involved I got better. There are many ways to reduce our […]
September 28, 2017

Say, “Yes!” – It’s Powerful.

“It only takes five years to turn your life completely around. But it will take you the rest of your life to continue living like you are.” – Jeff Olson 2017 is leading me to reminisce and make new plans. It is, again, the end of another 5 years for me. […]
September 21, 2017

Can You Really Trust Your Friends?

“Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise.” – Zig Ziglar A friend from the past emailed me after receiving my latest blog. That brought back pleasant memories and the statement, “People come into your life […]
September 14, 2017

The Zen of Laughter

“When I woke up today, the blahs were back again”, a friend told me. “Then, I switched on the TV and a comedy was on. Soon, I was laughing out loud. It made me feel so good!” Laughter energizes, enables and inspires. It helps you cope, be more creative and […]
September 7, 2017

How Safe is Your Day from A Minefield of Thought Attacks?

I wake up and my mind is already under attack. Managing my thinking to avoid pitfalls that slow down or stop my day from moving forward takes effort. If I don’t work at it, the chance of being hit by a bomb increases immensely. Having lived with major depression and […]