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Addicted to Victimhood?

Image by Pinterest A good friend and colleague that I have known for over a decade contacted me and asked me to read a recent Google review she had received from a one-time client.  My colleague was stunned and perplexed by what this person wrote. And as I read the review myself, I understood why. The client’s review...

Persistence and Commitment

"Jump" Pinterest Einstein wrote, "The more I learn, the more I realize how much I don't know". Einstein's quote applies to all aspects of life and one aspect I’ve been applying his quote is towards healing myself. Because through the years and as I age, I non-judgmentally realize that there is always an aspect for all of us to...

Nothing Special …?

"Two Men on a Bench" Ljubljana, Slovenia When I was a young girl and throughout my early adulthood, I wanted to be a professional photographer. My professional dream didn’t come to fruition, but I continued to shoot. Having been a people watcher my whole life also made my photography interesting over the...

The Covert War Within

image by Pixaby Many people grow up in family situations where they have been hurt and neglected as children. The life events that left them powerless at the time and those insecurities that have been unhealed continue to plague them into adulthood, thus into their relationships. Many people I encounter do not understand that...

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

image by Sandra Rojo- Venetian Door. Venice, Italy "No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all for himself/herself or get all the credit for doing it" - Andrew Carnegie I don’t want to sound negative, but lately, I have been disheartened to hear about people not giving credit...

Are You Bobbing Your Way Through Life?

Hula Dashboard-image by Pinterest 2016 ​Living a rewarding and fulfilling life regardless of your life circumstances, age, financial status etc. is more significant than people may realize. After all how do we embark on our journey to authentic living if we cannot accept where we are NOW? REGARDLESS of our circumstances we can live...

Traveling into 2018

Image by Pinterest “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny” C.S. Lewis This image was a perfect start to discuss “forward movement”- my VW motif to take you for a ride into your journey!As you enter a new year, ask yourself what luggage are you taking with you into 2018? And which pieces no longer serve your journey?...

The Process of Loss and Grief

image by John Hain “Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom” - Rumi Grief is such a personal thing. I have experienced the “aftermath” of grief as sharp yet tender …penetrating...