When we are thirty, we have no idea how soon we will be fifty.  Many of us were busy raising children and building careers.  Some, like myself, left a career in our forties that we had spent twenty years building and started building a completely new and different career.  IfContinue Reading

Letting Go:   Volumes have been written on the topic of letting go of unhealthy habits, negative experiences, toxic relationships, judgement, guilt, etc.  I’ve learned practiced, and taught techniques for letting go of the negative situations that may come up in life.  Today, however, I am inspired to write about lettingContinue Reading

Observations -VS- Assumptions:   Today’s post was inspired by a brief, fun, exchange with my Cowboy over a peach in our fridge.  I love peaches, but often I have purchased them when they looked, smelled, and felt just right only to discover they were not juicy and were tasteless.  Last week,Continue Reading

Making Peace With Current Reality:   Reality as we have known it has changed in many ways for each of us.  Some aspects of this new reality are merely uncomfortable, unpleasant, or inconvenient.  Some households are experiencing uncertainty, due to loss of income.  Still others are lonely, because they are isolatedContinue Reading

Thriving -VS- Surviving:   Perhaps you, like I, have been told by others that you are a survivor.  And, maybe you, like I, have even said to yourself, “I’m a survivor.”  We pull through a difficult situation and soldier on saying, “there, I managed to survive that!”  Surviving implies we areContinue Reading

Embracing Vitality:   I love the word ‘vitality’.  When I hear, say, or write it, I get a very clear mental image of a life lived with positive energy and to the fullest!  As a matter of fact, two of Webster’s definitions of vitality are; “capacity to live and develop”, andContinue Reading