Really, just one struggle? Shouldn’t it be about the multiple struggles that we each have? There is so much that we have to deal with — the delivery of life on a daily basis gets to be a bit much. Right? As we are now amidst the end-of-year holiday season, plus the darker days of winter,
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When people speak of deception, it is most often in the context of what is taking place with someone outside ourselves. We look at the deceptive practices of lying and manipulating done by others. We see the other as deceptive and we label their behavior as evil or hurtful. We get frustrated with the belief
Are you frightened? Of what? Of life? It happens to us all, but if you feel this emotional state constantly it will exhaust you. When people express feeling anxious or in a panic, fear is certainly at the core. The question is always about discovering what the center of the fear is based upon.
Even when we get on top of our game and feel the goodness of who we are, it is a challenge to retain that energy, focus and commitment. Life is an ebb and flow of feeling happy and then sad, giving and then selfish, full and then empty. In our most authentic inner voice, we
There are days when I open my eyes and feel an ache in my gut that takes my breath before I can even express my gratitude for the day. This is the feeling of grief that comes from the experience of sadness. We each take turns with this experience, for one reason or another. To
Love is forever present, it is all around us. We merely need to be open to it and believe that it is there, that it is good and we that we can touch it. And yet, somehow, we seem to move all around it. We flirt and play and fall deep and enjoy it, and then
Love makes the world go around–we’ve all heard the songs and the sonnets, recited the poetry, and felt the inspiration of love letters. We each crave love–deep love that is intimate, sustainable and healthy. We want romance, friendship and the physicality that comes from a meaningful connection. Love is, without a doubt, the most powerful experience
Whether you are talking about social media, speaking gigs, or wanting love in your life [in the way of romance or friendships], it all comes down to the issue of connection and that means engagement. If you don’t get it, you are sitting there all by yourself. We long for connection to others, for others to hear
In the Wizard of Oz, the Cowardly Lion is eager to go on the journey with Dorothy so the magical Wizard can install courage in him. The story is a classic and most of us have watched it repeatedly throughout our childhood. However, it appears to me that the fairytale message is not understood by all of us.
I recently posted a rather innocent question on Facebook and have been taken aback a the great responses it elicited. It is good to know how much people care and to also know that people are reading. However, that same post also got people guessing, with great confidence, about who my person was that I