A Short Chat About Sleep

OK, so here’s the thing ~ I shot a video for you all ~ really I did! But the size is too large for here. So…I have some learning to do. The audio only is likely better than not ~ although be kind, I was reaching around to start the video so that’s...

Starting Off 2020

Welcome to 2020   Well, here we are, a new year and, depending on how you choose to look at this argument, either the last year of the decade or the first of the new decade. Matters not to me what you choose to consider it because here’s the reality ~ we are here....

What Maida Heatter Taught Me

My transition from mixing up boxes of chocolate cake to ‘real’ cakes came sometime around the 3rd grade. The recipe on the inside of the box of unsweetened baking chocolate was my initial guide, along with my mother, who supervised. I learned about using the double...

What Does That Mean?

Be brave. Be resilient. Be flexible. Be open-minded. Be of strong values. Be one with a quiet mind. Be, be, be. We get told so often there are qualities which are useful to possess and while it is nice to hear, it can also be mighty hard to figure out how, exactly, to...

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F* by Mark Manson

Let’s start off, right from jump street ~ I hate the title of this book, dislike intensely that the author, Mark Manson, feels the need to drop so many F-bombs that it’s nearly impossible to stand upright. And that being said, I was prepared to dislike the book...

You Can Do It!

~ Remember that life’s big changes rarely give advance warning. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Over the past four and a half years I have been sharing with you tips, suggestions, ideas on how to create change for yourself in your own life. Today I’m going to share with...
Mmmm…Have I Lost the Path?

Mmmm…Have I Lost the Path?

  ~ There is more than one way to get to the goal that you want to get to, but once you compromise your own principles, then you’re lost. You’re really lost. ~ A. Fauci In making changes, finding our voices, heading our lives in new directions, it can be...

OMG! Hate Change!

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your perspective. ~ Maya Angelou Do you know anyone that likes change? I mean, the real deal, makes big changes and likes to live their lives that way? I know of very few such people....

The Voice We Don’t Speak Of

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainly is absurd. ~ Voltaire A funny, not so funny, thing starts to happen as we move forward with new intentions – has this happened to you? – a niggling voice of doubt creeps in. A voice that you’d like to...

New Year, New You?

I think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the years’. ~ H. Moore ’Tis the Season! The season to hear all about New Year’s resolutions, to set goals about how this year will be different, what situations and challenges you’ll face with new...