I lost my job

It has been almost four months since I last blogged here. I have been busy with life and doing a lot of reflection, reading, studying and learning – then this happened – So it is a week before Christmas and I lost my job. I was devastated. It has been more than 25 years since […]

“Decide what your greatness should be and pursue it relentlessly.”  ~ Jordan Lejuwaan Everybody at some point has desired to be that badass hero. No I don’t mean the narcissistic, unempathetic sociopath who steps on people to attain their desires. I have in mind the Superman, Wonder Woman, or the Iron Man type of badass. When […]

“Instead of dedicating your life to actualize a concept of what you should be like, ACTUALIZE YOURSELF.” ~ Bruce Lee So I was perusing the web one day and jumped down a rabbit hole, as frequently happens.  I am sure we have all been there when surfing the Internet. We honestly set about searching for […]

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ~ Leo Tolstoy It  has been said that our sense of self the “I” or “me” is an illusion created by our brains to make sense of things.   Our brains are telling stories or making up stories with a beginning, middle, […]

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you find out why.”  ~ Mark Twain Why are we here? I read a great many self-help, philosophical, and psychological books.  Many have opposing views.  Sometimes I’m quite sure there is no answer for everyone, that each person […]

“With death comes honesty.”  ~ Salman Rushdie We all end up there – the grave.  There is no getting out of here alive.  We will someday be a “body”.  Whether you want to be donated to science (ewww), cremated or buried the fact remains our physical bodies are going to die.  I agree with Woody […]

“To find yourself, think for yourself.” ~ Socrates Yes my friend, you too are a philosopher.  We all have beliefs, values, and ideas about ourselves,  others and the world around us.  The question is are we able to logically explain why we believe and hold dear the values and opinions we carry? Socrates is one […]

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Use failure to see what works and what doesn’t work – you never know until you try….These are sayings we hear often but do we really absorb the meaning?  How can being willing to accept, forgive and learn from setbacks on my goals help me learn and change over the course of this year?  Can […]

Happy New Year’s Greetings my lovelies!   May you be blessed with abundance in all areas of your life – health, wisdom, peace, and happiness! I’m starting 2015 with a new project.   This one is called New You.  I am going to post a “New You” series blog twice monthly as a check-in.  I will also […]

my true love gave to me, twelve drummers drumming… Which drummer’s beat are you dancing to?  Have you been present through these last twelve days before Christmas or just moving through the motions?  Just for today take a few moments and pause, breathe in and breathe out.  Connect with where you are, who you are […]