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 […]
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 […]
As a nurse I had many wonderfully unexplainable things happen over the course of 25 years in my career. One of the most memorable that still comes back to my mind in the quiet of the night is about an elderly gentleman we were observing. At the time, I worked on a busy and intense vascular unit. The nurses […]
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 […]
While both hands pull down on my cheeks my throat lets out a long exasperated whine initially high pitched converting to a low moan as the word “why” escapes my lips with an accent on the end so it sounds more like why-ya. This is how I am when I let the lowest of human behavior really get to me. […]
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.