Getting Started….Staying With It

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

“Just START…STOP over-thinking it, STOP trying to control it all …”  –JLW For some of us, it is the Starting that is troublesome.  The Starting something new, not knowing the rules or the outcome.  The newness-factor that inhibits our ability to “just start”.  So, we think about our New Year’s Intentions with great gusto, and […]

New Year’s Intentions

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

“We spend January 1st walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives…not looking for flaws, but for potential.”  -Ellen Goodman Do you still find yourself in […]

Listening to Vulnerability

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

A funny thing happened on the way home… My son and I were making our daily drive home from school.  After we had gotten thru the mundane stuff, mainly me asking about tonight’s homework, he confided that a fellow student had been getting on his nerves.  I invited him to “go on, tell me more.”  But, as he […]

Strength In Owning Our Weaknesses

Monday, April 16th, 2012

“I recently realized something about myself and it made me ANGRY!” “I realized that I need someone guiding me, challenging me and then  giving me positive feedback in order to stay focused. After years of self-help books that encourage me to look to no one else, I realize, that for some things, I need guidance […]