Perspective, Presence

Do You Have Healthy Boundaries?

I used to think of my boundaries as just some metaphorical description for my ability to stand up for myself, my willpower, or how strong I was against other people’s desires.  An allusive concept, it was a way to determine whether a person has a backbone or not.  As a “people pleaser”, a “good girl”… Continue reading Do You Have Healthy Boundaries?

Perspective, Presence, You

Love Your Emotions!

We live in a society where everyone wants to be happy.  We’ll do anything to make sure our life is like one big yellow smiling emoji…make that a grinning emoji…or better yet, the one that’s grinning so hard the eyes are squinting, like this > < We are chasing happiness, in search of anything that… Continue reading Love Your Emotions!

Appreciation, Perspective, Presence, You

Where Is Your Happy Place?

I love to walk and I love being out in nature.  Wherever I live, I end up finding some little corner of the world that I call my "Happy Place".  For me, it’s usually walking distance, and preferably near a body of water.  I’ve been lucky to call a jetty and a bay some of… Continue reading Where Is Your Happy Place?

Heart, Presence, You

Are You a Missing Puzzle Piece?

I’ve recently been cleaning out stuff from my childhood home.  I found a sack in the attic of mostly cards, letters and notes from the '70s and '80s…literally every piece of paper with writing on it that was ever mailed to me or passed to me in class at school.  (We were BIG note passers… Continue reading Are You a Missing Puzzle Piece?

Appreciation, Presence

Stop and Smell the Roses

We live in a world that too often feels like the fast lane of a super highway.  We’re on information overload and things are changing so rapidly.  Technology and convenience are the name of the game as we race to consume whatever we can. Sure, I love technology and convenience as much as the next… Continue reading Stop and Smell the Roses