Almost three years ago to the day, I asked my son what I should do for Day 5 of a 100 day creative challenge. He said, “Draw sheep.” I cringed because I always believed myself to have had zero skill at drawing. But, as a mom, I aim to please and be a good role … Continue reading Selling Yourself Short?
Humans make meaning out of lots of things. And I'm as human as they come. (You too?) Every time I see a feather on the ground I think of my Uncle Ron; he came to me in a dream and, yada yada, feathers. So I say, Hey Ron, and think about what advice he might … Continue reading Read the Signs
Seems like I need a daily reminder of the distinction between excellence and perfection. Excellence is solid. It’s grounded. It comes from inside you. It calls for good posture, shoulders back, sharp focus and an inner smile. It summons your strengths, talents and gifts and it calls for you to SHINE. Excellence knows when things … Continue reading What’s So Perfect about Being Perfect?
Today I'm inclined to take my YogiTea bag message as universal truth. "The purpose of life is to enjoy every moment." What if it really were this simple? What if we could experiment with life and play and help make the world a better place and enjoy vacations and love our kids and be present … Continue reading Let’s Lighten Up, Friends!
Sometimes I even surprise myself with how completely leashed I have been my whole life. Kitchen conversation yesterday with my guy Brian went something like this: Brian: Maybe it would be better to use the cooking spray (on the frying pan) over the sink... Me: I'm too tired to care right now. Brian: Just saying that if … Continue reading Girl Unleashed
The first Earth Day was celebrated the day before I was born on April 22, 1970. For that reason - and because I'm a tree hugging earth sign - I've always had an affinity for the celebration. But we all know that it's not just about the day. It's about what the day inspires us … Continue reading Earth Day + Kicking Habits