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

Shift Your Thoughts Shift Your Life

We have heard about the power of positive thinking everywhere. Do you believe it? I believe it! I have bought into this idea wholeheartedly. I have put it into practice and have reaped the benefits physically, mentally and spiritually. The idea is simple really. It takes a little practice for it to become your go-to … Continue reading Shift Your Thoughts Shift Your Life

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

Distancing Yourself From The Toxic.

Toxic...interesting word.  It has so many meanings.  There is the toxic that is poison that can actually kill you.  Then there is the toxic that so many of us use to describe that which is bad for you.  This bad can be bad for you physically and or emotionally. For this blog, toxic will refer … Continue reading Distancing Yourself From The Toxic.