Resilience

I remember being told that I was resilient. I knew I was receiving a compliment but I didn’t feel anything except exhaustion. As I think about this, I suppose I felt exhausted because I was coming out of a long and painful transition. I had been successful in the eyes of others but I hadContinue reading “Resilience”

In Alignment

“When you’re aligned with your Soul, you’re aligned with the whole.” ~ Kris Franken Plumb bobs are weights suspended by string and are used to indicate verticality. Egyptians used them to build the pyramids and builders throughout the ages have used them to determine if framing and walls are “plumb” or perfectly vertical. In theContinue reading “In Alignment”

The Importance of Community

The need for connection and community is primal, as fundamental as the need for air, water, and food. ~ Dean Ornish I felt a visceral void within me for years. It was growing and becoming more noticeable. Finally, when it became impossible to ignore, I remember weighing my choices and I’m so grateful I choseContinue reading “The Importance of Community”

Find Courage to Invest in Yourself!

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” ~ Stephen Covey What does it mean to invest in yourself? Investing in yourself means looking at yourself and determining that youContinue reading “Find Courage to Invest in Yourself!”

Calling Someone is Courageous

This is what your latest iPhone looks like when you’re thinking about making an important phone call that could change the direction of your life. It was like this for me. I wasn’t using an iPhone then – just a push-button desk top phone that suddenly seemed heavy and almost too complicated to use. IContinue reading “Calling Someone is Courageous”

Courage Comes from Within

If courage comes from within, that means it has always been with you – just hidden behind curtains of fear. It’s so much easier to stick with what you know – to be complacent, and even to live in mediocrity, sadness, despair or fear rather than to muster enough courage to stand in the light.Continue reading “Courage Comes from Within”