Just When You Think You Have a Plan…

I have been working diligently for the past couple of months, working on getting past my internal barriers to success (by my definition). I enlisted a life coach, did my homework, made some breakthroughs and feel like I have a much clearer sense of purpose. My purpose in life is to stay present, curious, grateful, and […]

Following My Own Advice or Why I Have Friends Who Keep Me on Track

Thank goodness I have wise and patient friends. Who knows what bad decisions I would make without them to talk me off the shiny ledge. Today was a rough day. But in the spirit of true vulnerability and sharing the sweet and the sour of my writer’s life, let me tell you all about it. #causewhynot? Maybe […]

On Quitting or What Giving Up Taught Me

  We are often told  Never give up! Keep Trying! but I don’t think that’s the best advice. I have learned a lot by “giving up” or “quitting.” In fact, I do it all the time. I did it last week. Yup, that’s right. One day last week I was having a very bad horrible no good […]

You Can Choose

I don’t know if it is because November was National Gratitude Month or because I have been working through Rhonda Byrne’s book, The Magic, (by the author of The Secret, but focused on gratitude) but I have noticed something disturbing: People are negative, yo! Ok, it could also be that I have been spending too much […]