Resist or Surrender?

Resist or Surrender?

The world has sped up and it’s running too fast. Sometimes I feel like I can’t breathe for the winds of change blowing in my face. Some days I find I am breathless and oxygen deprived and living with the undertone of panic quietly nipping at my heels. And...
Getting Out of a Slump

Getting Out of a Slump

I’ll be honest, I’ve been in a slump. A couple of years ago, I had the year from hell – IRS tax audit, forced move because my landlord went into foreclosure, the breakup of a long-term relationship and the death of my m0ther – all in under 9...
Giving Yourself Permission

Giving Yourself Permission

Many years ago, I used to walk around with permission slips in my purse. I had designed them with blanks for the person’s name and what they wanted to do so that I could fill in the blanks anytime I heard someone say “I’ve always wanted...
Live Like You’re Gonna Die

Live Like You’re Gonna Die

I’ve seen a couple of posts come through on Facebook recently – one from Steve Jobs about how he met his wife and another from the Dalai Lama.  Both offered basically the same life lesson – live now because you’re going to die someday and that...