The Four A’s that Alleviate my Anxiety
Why I think my daughter is a better mother than I was.
We grew up in a pretty normal household. My parents were very young when I was born. Mom was eighteen, Dad was just twenty-one. Life was extremely stressful for them at times. Dad was in the Air Force and not paid well at all. Mom often worked as a waitress. There were times they both held down two jobs just […]
It has always bothered me when I see people treated lesser than just because of the work they do. There are many invaluable services performed by people that are abused simply because of the job they hold. Yet where would we be as a society if no one cleaned toilets? I am deeply grateful for the janitors and cleaning staff […]
“The things that make me different are the things that make me.” ― A.A. Milne My parents tell me I didn’t talk at all until I was nearly three years old. Then my first word was a whole sentence. Mom and Dad were having a serious conversation at the dinner table. I must have been listening intently when I suddenly […]
Self importance, bossy, pushy, arrogant, cocky, puffing up chest, boasting, self righteous, know it all, has to be #1, rub it in your face, poor winner, my kid is better than your kid, my dad can beat up your dad, being aggressive or unkind are all signs of the dark side of Ego. Most of us are guilty of […]
Improve your Email Communication with these Easy Steps Try going one day without communicating while living your normal day. Our entire life revolves around communication in some way. 90% of our communication is unspoken in the form of body language. However, in these modern times we tend to communicate mostly through technology. Often we aren’t in the same room with the […]
When we learn to focus on our own journey and not worry about others we are naturally balanced and happier. This is easy to do when we are hermits or live away from the people we really care about. It’s especially difficult when we engage with our family members, co-workers, clients, and even more difficult when we have children. […]
Sometimes things happen that leave me scratching my head and feeling deeply disappointed in humanity. Other times I am pleasantly surprised by our ability to reach out and be tremendously generous.
It feels good to buckle down into a new creative adventure. I can bury myself in any project if I am not careful. For many years I avoided doing anything I loved because I knew when I got started it was hard to pull me away and I didn’t like to be interrupted. When I started on a project, I […]