Today I completed my mail-in ballot for 2016. I’m kind of a political junkie, so I was informed about the candidates. I researched the judges and studied the pros and cons of the amendments. I felt good that I had voted thoughtfully and responsibly. We’re living in a chaotic time of change. I’m actually excited about Read More
Last weekend I attended “Believe – the Ultimate Business Conference for Women” in Kansas City, MO. With over 1,000 women (and a handful of wise men) and 18 energetic, wildly successful, authentic, open-hearted presenters coming together, the Convention Center rocked with enthusiastic women eager to inspire each other and to learn how to build and Read More
What we focus on magnifies and manifests. Philippians 4:8, from the New Testament, provides a blueprint for creating a happy and healthy life.
Domestic Violence Statistics reported in 2016 – Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten. Around the world, at least one in every three women has been beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused during her lifetime. Most often, the abuser is a member of her own family. Domestic violence is Read More
In an environment in which we can feel fearful, helpless, and even hopeless, this passage written by Brene’ Brown in “Rising Strong” offers you a challenge and an inspiration to encourage you to write your life’s story as you wish to write it; to dare to defy the ending.
Sometimes when I sit down to write to you, it comes very easily. This week not so much. My mind was filled with so many thoughts; so much has impacted our planet this week. I couldn’t seem to sort through what I wanted to share with you; I would find myself trailing off or going Read More
Several weeks ago I was interviewed by an author currently writing a book on curiosity. We had such a wonderful conversation that I wanted to share with you part of our discussion. When asked about why I see curiosity as essential to our well –being, I shared that curiosity is absolutely necessary for our . Read More
Every day I hear fascinating stories. Stories of love, joy, happiness, and celebration. I also hear stories of pain, suffering, grief, loss, tragedy and trauma. No one is exempt. No one. Our lives are filled with much for which we are grateful – particularly for those in our lives that care about us; those who Read More
What causes joy, serenity, hope, and trust to die in us? The number one cause is . . . . . . Trauma. And none of us are exempt. This week I attended a presentation by Dr. Michael F. Barnes, Clinical Program Manager, at CeDAR, University of Colorado Hospital. It was one of the finest Read More