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

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. If I … 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

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?