The Pain Project

Pain lingers. It surfaces unexpectedly. It bubbles up to the surface and demands attention. "Damn it! Not again!" It often puts our life on pause; or so we feel. We feel stuck. We become enveloped in the wash of sadness and life feels heavy. "Will this ever leave me the hell alone?" There are so … Continue reading The Pain Project

Fifty is an ‘F’ word

So I've started attending several 50th birthday parties of late. It is that period in my life where the people in my entourage are transferring over into the next decade. The Fifties!!!! Sigh Yeesh Whaaaat? Although I am still teetering on the edge of my forties; hanging on by a tiny little itsy bitsy thread, … Continue reading Fifty is an ‘F’ word

Monday Motivation

Time to start a new week! What have you changed or added to your daily routine that has made you feel successful? Is there something you have wanted to change or improve about your life? Real change involves consistency and diligence. It requires commitment on a daily basis. Just some food for thought and a … Continue reading Monday Motivation

Do You Know Where To Draw The Line?

With age have come the greatest gifts -  confidence, self-love and personal power. Alongside these gifts, has come my ability to differentiate between what serves me and what does not.  As a result of that ability, I am uninhibited in saying any of the following statements: No * No thank you *  Not happening * … Continue reading Do You Know Where To Draw The Line?

Accepting an apology you never got

"Say you're sorry!"  I hear myself telling a student in the school yard at recess after they have been mean to a peer. "Sorry." he utters with a voice emitting remorse. "It's ok." the other boy says with a smile that screams my feelings have been validated! Just like that, the two children scamper off and … Continue reading Accepting an apology you never got