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
“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…
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.
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
“Self-trust is the first secret of success, the belief that if you are here the authorities of the universe put you here, and for cause, or with some task strictly appointed you in your constitution, and so long as you … Continue reading Trusting your self-trust is the best thing you can do for you.
Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away. ~ Marcus Aurelius … Continue reading My evolution of Valentine’s Day
“There is always one unexpected moment in life when a door opens up to let the future in.” ~ Graham Green In many ways this happens to me every single day. Some days it is a welcome breeze blowing through … Continue reading The path to possibility is paved with small steps (E’s walking debut).
The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future. – Audrey Hepburn I cannot be a hypocrite. I cannot say I am always perfect at … Continue reading How to be Thankful…stop, look, listen.