Trust: “A firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.” Miriam Webster Dictionary Who could have imagined? 12 months have passed. Like so many of us, isolation wasn’t my thing. Introspection, empathizing, socializing, creating and helping is my thing. Being in the world is my thing. I had always thrived on pace, forward momemtum, progress, human connection. Quieting of anything was a choice I never really chose, until the tight little ball formed in my chest, the familiar creeping of anxiety, letting me know it was time to slow down and go inward to regroup. … Continue reading The lesson for a lifetime: the year time stood still – 2020
“The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.” ~ Aristotle Today, I am so excited and humbled to be a part of The Accessory Junkie “Pieces of Me” campaign. When co-founders, and my dear friends, Michelle Reeves and … Continue reading Pieces of Me
“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” ~ Zig Ziglar I have always wanted to be great. To be great sets you a part. To be able to be great will … Continue reading What I learned from my 6 year old son about what it means to trust…
“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future, it’s something you design for the present.” ~ Jim Rohn I think this is why I feel compelled to come back. For years I wrote, I commiserated, communicated, collaborated virtually through … Continue reading What I wish I knew…a reminder that I will now do to make each day ‘mynewfavoriteday.’
This pretty much says it all… Who would have thought that 9 years ago tonight, at 11:30 pm as I lay in the hospital bed watching SNL and listening to KSP’s increasingly heavy breathing as he drifted softly to sleep … Continue reading The Wondertwins Turn 9!
Image credit: PositivePsychologyPowers.com “Do not pray for task equal to your powers, pray for powers equal to your tasks.” ~ “Phillips Brooks I am sitting outside on our back steps. They are hard, but warm from the afternoon sun. It’s … Continue reading The journey for my powers.
“When I stand before God in the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, “I used everything you gave me.” Erma Bombeck Ever since I … Continue reading What would you do? A question worth asking Everytime.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. Ralph Waldo Emerson Decisions are not made with our minds they are made with our hearts. As a business person one of my favorite leadership theorists is Simon … Continue reading “It starts with why:” a decision of the heart
“When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.” – Unknown You may have sensed I am back for a reason. Back to my safe place, the place I think … Continue reading How to show life 1,000 reasons to Smile (even if it’s shaky)
Success by Ralph Waldo Emerson: To laugh often and much To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To ear the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate the beauty, … Continue reading How to be a Supernova among the Stars: A tribute to Will Poovey