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

Authenticity Is A New Currency

Why is there a fear for so many of us to be authentic? Why are so many of us reluctant to unveil ourselves and show others who we really are? It is likely that many of us have been conditioned to hide certain parts of ourselves or parts of our character so that we can fit in. … Continue reading Authenticity Is A New Currency

Looking For The Good

The world needs more of this. We need more people who look for the good in others. We need to reduce our level of defensiveness and readiness to attack. We need to stop and think about what the other person's life situation may be. Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. … Continue reading Looking For The Good

The Value of Listening

Often when a friend or loved one has a problem about something or has an issue to talk about, we feel as though we need to fix it and find a solution. It is a natural reaction I suppose – we are usually inclined to want to help make things better for those we care … Continue reading The Value of Listening

Managing Expectations In 2 Simple Steps

You expect something is going to happen a certain way and then it doesn't. You expect to hear some special words from someone and then you don't. A scenario or event plays out differently in real life than it did in your head. You are left disappointed. You may be angry. You may feel let … Continue reading Managing Expectations In 2 Simple Steps