The Olympics were killing me. I loved watching the athletes soar through the air, twirl around on the ice (even though I felt nauseous), sweep, shoot, and complete seemingly impossible feats. But… I am a self-diagnosed ‘highly sensitive person’ and I could barely stand the ups and downs of emotions … Continue reading Are You Sensitive?
On the same day I ran across two very different people. One told me she knows it’s been a great day if she loses track of how many times she has said thank you (either in her head or out loud). If it was too many to count at the … Continue reading A Place called Gratitude
What is your relationship with time? Good, bad or indifferent? It wouldn’t surprise me at all if the time bandit often has you frustrated at how quickly the hours, days, months and even years seem to disappear, and how difficult it seems to get anything done in the time that … Continue reading What Is Your Relationship With Time?
I recall her being in her early 60’s. Most of the time she was in bed requiring frequent re-positioning to keep her from getting bedsores. She demanded a huge amount of time and attention, much more than anyone else on the unit. She was extremely particular about her care, … Continue reading Mary, Mary Quite Contrary
Happy New Year! I hope you had a memorable holiday season and are ready to start 2018 with a renewed gusto for betting living! I’m excited because just today, after stewing about it for some time, I planned my theme for the year and it’s different than it’s ever been. … Continue reading Scrabble My Life!
You need not set out to create a masterpiece my friend; you are one. Your mere presence in the world has changed everything… while having very little to do with the whole global warming business – he he! –kobus de jonge Another birthday has just passed me by, always a good … Continue reading Masterpiece
I have just returned from a 4 day/3 night trek on the Inca Trail to Machu Pecchu in Peru. Some may think this would be a dream vacation, adventurers may have had this on their bucket list for ages, beach holidayers would think we were crazy to take a … Continue reading Walk with Me
I love projects, big or small, long term or short – projects give me clarity, focus and help me to stay diligent and on task. No matter what project I start – even if it falls short of my goal, I always learn, grow and get insight I would have … Continue reading Do You Take the Higher Road?
In case you didn’t know, I was in Vegas that fateful weekend and was as physically close as I have ever been to a world tragedy, in fact, I walked by where people were running to just 30 minutes prior. Along with silent thoughts and prayer, I share some public … Continue reading Four Letter Word
Is there a question that you often are asked that you dread answering? For me the question is “What do you do?” It’s a simple and common question and I know that the correct answer isn’t, “I don’t know.” Yet after 10 plus years in the speaking business, after … Continue reading Vitality