Tag: life lessons

Burnout Is Not Beautiful

  "Something I often forget to say, and it’s so important, is the significance of self care and how that has to be incorporated in all of our efforts. And…

Creating Courage: What Creativity Means to Me

  I am passionate about creativity.   I believe that creativity is alchemy. When we create, we pour all of our thoughts, feelings and unprocessed emotions into the inception of…

The Weight of One Contented Hour

  I was thinking this morning about people who pack arenas with motivational speeches and inspirational summits.   They have names like Tony Robbins, Gary Vaynerchuk and Gabby Bernstein. People…

My Wish for You Today

  Today, may you be loved. As you are. Without needing to add or subtract, or increase or lower.   Today, may you be heard the first time. With space…

15 Things I Have Learned (or Remembered) in the Last 48 Hours

  1.  Grief reveals us. It strips the skin from us and shows us who we are without the day to day adornments that we layer up with. It also…

You Are Everything You Need to Remember

  I was six years old when I learned that I could escape into stories and immerse myself in a make-believe world which existed within bound pages of print.  …

Lessons Learned from an Ancient Spirit in a Modern World

  My mind cannot recall the memories. But my skin does.   My body holds each experience like collected treasures from so many lifetimes ago.   The lines and crevices…

It Is Not the Storm That Slays Me

  I saw you today. The dark clouds gave way to thunder and when the lightning chaser sparked up the sky, I saw your silhouette.   I'm not sure how…

10 Things I Want to Know About You (And 10 Things I Don’t)

  Turning forty is something that is remarked upon often in our society. It's an age that is associated as a pivotal point. A definitive year. Yet most of the…

What I Know at 40 That I’d Tell Myself at 20

  Picture yourself in your mind's eye twenty years ago. Who do you see? What shaped your world at that time? If you could go back to that instant, what…