This is one of my favorite pictures of my mom & siblings. Welcome to our latest Good News Letter community members! I love hearing back from you, so share thoughts anytime! Of all the things we do and accomplish in our lifetimes, positively influencing the next generation is probably best legacy we can leave … Continue reading TOTD Topic Of The Day – Mom’ing
O Siem – we are all family! Thank you Canadian, Inuk, singer-songwriter and author Susan Aglukark for this special tribute to our nurses. As she spoke in her native tongue it literally brought tears to my eyes. If you are wondering how I got this from her, I just reached out … Continue reading TOTD Topic Of The Day – Lingering
Do you know what’s exhausting? Trying to be everything to everyone. 👌🏽 Trying to please everyone. 🙏 Trying to be happy, satisfied, motivated et al, all the time. 😀 Trying to guess what people want. 🍽 Trying to fit in places where you want to belong. 💁🏻♀️ Trying to fit in places where … Continue reading Do you know what’s exhausting?
Well, it’s an anniversary all right, but it’s not so happy. Remember last year, yep, it’s been a year since we thought, “Fine, we’ll stay in for a couple of weeks.” Fast forward and it seems even a bad year goes fast, doesn’t it? So maybe it’s a good time to talk about … Continue reading It’s Time to be Negative!
When COVID was a new word in our vocab, I made some videos to give some ideas to muddle through the quagmire of goo. It was before I cleaned my bookcase, before I got into better shape, before I knew how high to position the camera and where to look … Continue reading Limit This and Save Yourself!
I’d like to think I would remember a lot of things on my own but the truth of the matter is I would forget a lot of things on my own, that’s why I love my calendar. Was it kind of me to remember the anniversary of the date your dad … Continue reading Remind Me?
Got decisions to make? That’s your cue! I’d been struggling to make some decisions that needed to be made so I tapped into Zero-based thinking (ZBT)* to help me out. ZBT is a decision-making process based on imagining yourself back at the point before particular decisions were made, and free … Continue reading Got Decisions to Make, Try ZBT!
Pick a Word for 2021 – Here’s to a brighter, healthier new year! Got a WOTY? Every new year, for the last 10 or so, I have chosen a ‘Word of the Year’ – a WOTY, to focus on. Different than setting a specific goal, having a word that hovers overhead, … Continue reading Pick a Word!
I had some wishes, goals, and dreams for this year but what I didn’t know when the year started, was that this year would not be about achieving, it would be about receiving. Receiving what has been laid out for me and being at peace with that. What I am most grateful for this year is … Continue reading Your Holiday Quiz!
For better or for worse, December celebrations, including Christmas, Hanukkah, Yule (winter solstice, today!!) and Kwanzaa, are definitely a ‘cue’. They may be a cue to bake, shop, donate, stress, overspend, worry, appreciate, celebrate, connect, et al. This year, many things seem, feel and are different. We are being called … Continue reading Thoughts on Our First (and hopefully only) COVID Christmas