When we were kids I idolized her. She was the most beautiful funny fire-hearted person I had ever seen. One night, when I was 9 or 10 she talked me into sneaking out. She was 13 or so and beyond worldly in my eyes. I had absolute trust. After our parents were asleep for a […]
Picture Courtesy myepiclove.files.wordpress.com I found a poem about balance that I wrote many years ago. It is a great lead into the topic of finding balance and appreciation in all aspects of life. sometimes the sun shines on my life, it makes my whole world glow. i love to feel the warmth on my skin, on […]
One of my favorite exercises in the substance abuse IOP group therapy sessions was Life Mapping. My supervisor used to remind our clients that the work we were doing was great work for all people, including folks with addictions. It was just plain old, good therapy! This exercise helps clients create a clear picture for […]
A few blogs ago we talked a bit about finding love that lasts and how that dirty four letter word – fear – impacts love, decisions, motivation and life in general, so I thought I would share a recent fear of my own.
Last week I wrote about finding that path to extraordinary and how my journey began when I decided to change my mind to become lighter and more agile. The specific goal? To run a half-marathon! On Sunday, I did it! We fared the cold weather and the misty rain, the hills we had not trained for, […]
My posts have been few as of late, however, I am ready to get back to writing! I have been on a whirlwind! The past 8 months have been amazing, remarkable, incredible, astounding! I am so happy, and feel super blessed! So, what happened? What is going on? I graduated in December, my husband received a […]
The concept of change has many aspects and directions to it. The instrumental part? Starting! The key concept in change? Clarity. Sure, we have had those moments when we have thought about change, maybe we even started planning. Perhaps made an appointment, did some research, and maybe we even kicked in and did a few […]