Boo on being sick…

Hello, internet friends. In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been a bad blogger as of late. Turns out the first little bit of 2020 has been a bit intense for me. I’ve been trying to balance my job (which has me on the road a lot lately), a volunteer job (which is important but stressful), … Continue reading Boo on being sick…

Quotable: nothing good or bad…

If words contain a kind of magic, then the right words hold an incredible power.  Over the course of your life, you've no doubt felt it.  Whether it was a song that captured your own struggle, a book that captured your heart,  or someone expressing their love  - you've felt the power of words before. … Continue reading Quotable: nothing good or bad…

Be present – for the hard stuff too

The idea of being present - of not looking backward or forward too much - is an important one.  Slowing down, taking stock of our blessings, and paying attention to the world around us is important in how we relate to people and the world, and in how we can find happiness. But when we're … Continue reading Be present – for the hard stuff too

On Kindness

Sometimes, people can really surprise you and show you an act of kindness when you need it most. I first noticed this several years ago when I was going through a bad divorce and happened upon several kind strangers. Even though they weren't a part of my life, just by showing kindness, they made a … Continue reading On Kindness

On presence

"Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry – all forms of fear – are caused by too much future, and not enough presence. Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of non-forgiveness are caused by too much past, and not enough presence." - Eckhart Tolle As we finish out the first month of this new … Continue reading On presence

Quotable – in a world where you can be anything…

"In a world where you can be anything.  Be kind." - unknownI don't think this quote for my quotable Thursday series really needs all that much explanation, as I think we learned its basic principle in kindergarten. You have the power to be anything; you control how you treat people. And with all of those … Continue reading Quotable – in a world where you can be anything…