Love Water

Love Rationing and 7 Steps to Release

Most of my childhood was spent with people who behaved as though children could be spoiled by love. They believed that the world was cold and cruel, so every weakness and flaw was poked at, in a measure to “toughen’ me up and prepare me to face that awful world. Kind words were rarely spoken, …

Beautiful Girl

Can’t do it wrong

When I would rather vacuum than write, I know I’ve got something major brewing. I’m inordinately sensitive to noise (I don’t even like the ceiling fan on when I sleep) so I only vacuum when I have to, AND, today my head hurts so much that my teeth ache. It’s coming from tightness in my …

End of the road

Knowing when to walk away

Watching someone I love self-destruct is not easy. Not stepping in to stop the madness is even harder. After all, wouldn’t I be there for her if I was a really good friend? Well, maybe not. I know I’m not the only one who has ever struggled with this. I see it on Facebook, in …

danger!

When panic serves a purpose

I have spent a great deal of time, money, and energy to overcome stress, anxiety, panic, and other forms of the dreadlies. Living in balance has allowed me to reclaim my health, have better relationships, and simply enjoy life more. However, sometimes a little panic is in order. I am scheduled to appear in court …

What was I thinking?

What about the bad days?

People ask me if I ever have bad days. I usually have a smile on my face, and my Facebook posts are categorically bright, positive, uplifting, or some other form of good energy, including the giddy joy of downright silliness. To answer that question, yes, I do have days like today when the circumstances of …

I'm Possible journey

Doing the impossible

For years, I have been warned against “putting myself out there.” I’ve been told that people won’t understand, that I’ll scare them off, I’ll be rejected, and that I will be attacked (that was the scariest one for me!) Success has made me brave; my experience is exactly the opposite. It seems that the more …

freedom

What I learned while being still

“If you don’t slow down, your body will find a way to make you slow down.”
Thanks, Body! Here’s what I’ve learned:
• Happiness is an inside job
Of course, we all know this in our heads, but I really got the experience, again!
Gregory came to pick me up after surgery. The hospital staff made sure I was full of pain and anti-nausea medication before he put me in the car for a two-hour drive back to Orlando. For the first two days, I happily leaned on him and went for walks up & down stairs and around the community pool. Then the medication wore off AND an infection set in.
Nonetheless, I spent a total of 12 days with Greg. Peace, love, harmony, rest, healing, joy. All were present and continuous.

Teacher's pet

It’s a Set-Up!

One of my freeing moments in coaching came when I realized that every “episode” in my life stems from something that I have set myself up perfectly to learn. As I was having a rant one day (aren’t we all entitled?) my Life Coach asked me, “What have you set yourself up perfectly to learn …