In The Power of Zing, Part 1: Putting More Spice in Your life Andy and I discussed the concept of zing for personal growth. I suggested it happens to me when I give myself permission to be fully authentic, creative and provocative, thus adding greater meaning, vitality and impact to my life. In this article, Part 2, I present three concepts that may assist you in applying zing … [Read more...] about The Power of Zing (Part 2)
When we compare ourselves to others, the issue isn’t in noticing the difference between the other person and ourselves. We hit discomfort because we give away our power. And when we give away our power, we lose connection to ourselves, and it’s from that space that we feel ungrateful, inferior, agitated and totally out of alignment. We all know the feeling of looking to … [Read more...] about The Key To Jealousy
Some days you just have to detach, rise above, be an observer, and allow events to unfold naturally. ***** Do not be afraid of the unknown. If something wants to leave your life, then let it. Walk with the power of God within. ***** Micro-managing the lives of others prevents you from taking responsibility for your own life. ***** Difficult situations stir … [Read more...] about My top 10 inspirational quotes. (May 2019)
Have you ever been so moved by a book that you make different life choices? I read my first book when I was 23 and it shifted how I perceived myself and my life. ‘A Woman of Substance’ by Barbara Taylor Bradford had such a profound effect on me. Looking back over the past 20 or so years, I can see how this book touched, moved and inspired my soul and has contributed and … [Read more...] about A Woman Of Substance.
I was sitting outside in my red and yellow striped Italian hammock this weekend feeling pretty fancy and free. The emerging warm Spring breeze caressed my skin and I gasped a little sigh of delight as I inhaled the Abe Lincoln rose petal that was pretty intoxicating. If you’d told me twenty years ago that I’d have a beautiful family, two gorgeous soul children, a dream … [Read more...] about Be willing to look at the inner parts that don’t want you to be happy so you can be fulfilled.
Be with someone who laughs with you, not at you. Be with someone who talks with you, not to you. Be with someone who holds you up, not back. Be with someone who is a source of nourishment to your soul, not a source of depletion. Stop settling for scraps of love when you are fully deserving of a loving full course decadent delicious meal. Stop tolerating … [Read more...] about Be With Someone…
I’m going to tell you a tale and I have to warn you it gets worse before it gets better. Like how Snow White is toast and in the glass box until the prince appears. So bear with me. Once upon a time, there was a girl (who was pushing 30), on her morning commute. Her noble steed was actually a car, that also serves as a dustbin and karaoke bar on wheels. It is where all … [Read more...] about Billy Joel: Piano Man and Divorce Coach.
Watching the ripples over water is a beautiful thing. Seeing the ripple effect of a smile as you stand on stage sharing a motivational speech or watching the best man share a speech at a friend’s wedding is heart-warming. The ripple effect of the start of a Mexican wave at a sporting event or the lights come on over the town as dusk begins to fall. One good turn … [Read more...] about The Ripple Effect.
When I’m gone, Don’t just give me to the earth. I loved the wind and the sky, too. I fell under the spell of fire, hissing at me to partake of its secret knowledge. On bright days I skimmed the surface of the sea; on darker ones I plunged far, far below. Feed me to the elements. I hope you’ll cry a little, not because I’m no longer here, But because I once … [Read more...] about When I’m Gone.
You have been tasked with an amazing project, finally given the responsibility to make your idea come into being. This is so exciting and yet… what if the team don’t gel. What if they can’t get over their own ego, they squabble like school children and your idea, your beautiful project, fails because they were being,… well, they were simply being idiots. (polite … [Read more...] about What does a Collaborative Team look like?