For the last few years I’ve approached New Year’s resolution making differently. Instead of the traditional getting fit, losing weight or eating healthier I’ve identified 3 words that bring to life my hopes, goals and intentions. The simplicity of this (for me) packs intense punch. The words have acted as inspiration, a focus point, aRead More
10 ways to make resolutions stick
How’s your New Year so far? Have you resolved to be a new and improved You? Join the ranks! It’s uplifting and inspiring to be a New Year’s resolution maker. Hope abounds. Why is it then by mid January a lot of good intentions are…well…lost? Why is it some people have stick-to-it-ness and others not? WhatRead More
Are you in a comfort zone or hideout?
Comfort zones are those familiar, habitual places we return to over and over. They masquerade as cozy routines and habits that seem…… well…innocuous. But considering we often lock the door and throw away the key when we get there you’ve got to wonder about them. While there are times in life when a comfort zoneRead More
How do you want to feel in Life Part 2?
Do you know how you want to feel in Life Part 2? Interesting question, I hadn’t thought of it quite that way. I probably wouldn’t have if I hadn’t picked up The Fire Starter Sessions by Danielle LaPorte. I love the fact that there’s always a new way to look at something…..a new door from which to viewRead More
Mothers (re)learn putting self first
Hey Ladies…it’s our turn! As mothers we’re used to putting everyone’s needs ahead of our own. With joyful hearts we slip into last place, working to help fulfill a dream…create an opportunity….provide a chance. Nothing could make us happier, it feeds the nurturing soul. STOP – that was then this is now……. welcome to LifeRead More
Break through the comfort zone to see new world
“When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge” ~Tuli Kupferberg Patterns create comfort zones, those safe, predictable cozy spots we like to sit in. In these places we remain unchallenged and well….comfortable. Same old/same old….we can go through the motions with our eyes shut. Know what I mean? We’ve all got them. I’m on a missionRead More
Just say YES!
AAAhhhh Mid life…..kids launched…nest empty (well… maybe not totally empty….20 something’s could be back/never left and aging parents may have moved in)…nonetheless it is Life Part II. Twenty five to forty years (knock on wood) to take life ON! Time to say a big YES to Life! There’s a seriously fun IMPROV theater game calledRead More
Life Part II Driven by Passion
“Notice when your heart leaps up in joyous exuberance…in these moments the voice of the spirit is speaking directly to you.” Justine Willis Tom Finding our passion is a big deal. We all have bubbling passion inside us, but by mid life it can be covered up, or worse, deadened after years of nose to theRead More
What’s your manifesto for living?
It always seems to happen like this – one action sparks another and another and then another. In this case it was the creation of my Vision Board that seemed to be the catalyst for a sudden surge of A-ha’s that came fast and furiously. Thoughts and ideas were bubbling to the surface at suchRead More
Make a vision board – Change your life
The big work is done. You’ve grappled with and rolled your eyes over the simplicity of the exercise …I know… but damn if it doesn’t work! Finally, the last step making a Vision Board. What you’ll need: Foam, poster or cork board, scissors, glue and (push pins if using cork). OR you can join PinterestRead More