Believe in Yourself

A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because her trust is not on the branch but on its own wings.  Always believe in yourself.” When you were born, you believed in yourself.  You knew your purpose.  You trusted the Divine. Then it happened…you began to believe in the illusionContinue reading “Believe in Yourself”

A Power Greater Than You…

* This blog is dedicated to my daughter and anyone who suffers from an addiction, as well as the loved ones that are standing by watching, loving and encouraging them to wholeness again.** The 12 steps are a group of principles, spiritual in nature, that are to be practiced as a way of life forContinue reading “A Power Greater Than You…”

Waiting for Normal

“Hunger, thirst, cold, fatigue, your own physical and mental limitations – you will feel all of these.  This teaches you about nature, more than that, you come face to face with yourself.”  ~Willi Unsoeld If your life has been anything like mine over the last year, high and low tides rather than “smooth sailing” hasContinue reading “Waiting for Normal”

The Fine Art of Worry

“If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry.  If it is not fixable, then there is no help in worrying.” ~Dali Lama Worry = a state of anxiety over actual or potential problems. I will admit it…I am aContinue reading “The Fine Art of Worry”

F.A.T. = Focus

“To believe in the things you can see and touch is no belief at all – but to believe in the unseen is a triumph and a blessing.” ~Abraham Lincoln I had an amazing experience happen to me this week…I became a Grandma for the first time!  Little Noah James came into the world onContinue reading “F.A.T. = Focus”

Faith or Fear?

There I was, sitting at my kitchen table in the new house my husband and I had just bought.  It was 2003.  I had a stack of bills in front of me that always seemed to be higher than the amount that was in our checking account needed to pay them.  I had just comeContinue reading “Faith or Fear?”

“You Can’t Handle the Truth!”

“Until we see what we are, we cannot take steps to become what we should be.” ~Charlotte P. Gilman Anyone who has coached with me has heard me say over and over again, “We cannot get to where you want to go until we define where you are now.”  Many of us have goals.  WeContinue reading ““You Can’t Handle the Truth!””

Follow the Leader?

“Do not follow where the path may lead.  Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” ~Muriel Strode, writer A client of mine told me recently that she and her daughter went to see the new movie about Katy Perry and to her surprise, found it very inspiring.  I asked her whatContinue reading “Follow the Leader?”