How can I be a better… Spouse, partner, lover Parent, grandparent, son/daughter Friend, colleague, mentor Artist, musician, writer Meditator, Yogi, Christian Hockey player, tennis player, chess player…? ‘How can I better a better … ?’ is one of my favourite questions. It can be useful and informative in many areas … Continue reading It’s Be Nice to Yourself Week!
So I’ve been a Lolli** for 18 months now and this is the first time I’ve shared (with permission from Mom) a picture of my incredible little Noah. I’d like a point for restraint, please! When I saw this adorable picture, I thought about how many times in my life I’ve … Continue reading Drop the Rock
Sometimes you just have to give what you can, even if you want to give more. Like most of the general population, I love to give – it makes me feel good (I’m not just talking about monetary things here). Often I want to give more. I want to give … Continue reading When giving doesn’t feel good.
I’m wandering around in the crowded boarding lounge looking for a seat when I spy this young woman, smiling, laughing and chatting with her partner. I sat down close by and said, “Well this looks like a fun area to sit in.” “Oh it is! The world needs more joy and … Continue reading To Plug or Unplug, That is the Question?
What’s your ‘it’? You know, that thing you want to do. That thing, you think you should do. Your ‘it’! What is your excuse-de-jour that’s stopping you from doing it? It’s too hot. It’s too cold. I don’t know how? I don’t have the right bra on. I’m not good … Continue reading What’s Your ‘It’?
I don’t know what you do for a living, sometimes I don’t even know what I do! 😉 Most people would understand if I said I was a ‘motivational speaker’ but that comes with all sorts of connotations. Still, I use the title anyway even though my association assure me that … Continue reading Why do it?
Thanks to all of you who have noticed/wondered/questioned/thought about why this blog has been MIA for the last couple of months when previous to that I have been regularly sending weekly notes for years. Well, here’s the story…my trusty assistant of many years moved on to greener pastures and even though it … Continue reading I’m Alive!
I thought I was a pretty positive person, one that didn’t complain too much, but then reality struck! I’m just one week in to my 30 Day Complaint-Free Challenge and I’d tell you how hard it is, but I don’t want to complain! So far I have a lot more … Continue reading The Complaint-Free Challenge
I love words! Numbers give me a headache, but words, ahhhh. Beautiful words, awesome alliterations, powerful prose, singular or strung together, with beautiful meanings that grow relationships, oh how they can make my heart smile! With over 150,000 words in the English language, we can cover a plethora of … Continue reading A New Word