“How can I have more confidence?” was his question. He knew there was a position available that would give him more money and more satisfying work. He just didn’t feel confident enough to “go for it.” I knew him well enough to know that he was more than qualified for the position, but I wanted […]Read More »
People. Life is all about people.
We don’t have to have a ton of relationships, but we all need people in our lives who get us. Who’ve seen our freak flag countless times and love when it comes out.
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A video found me this morning as I was sitting here trying to decide what to write about. And once I found it, it seemed imperative that we talk about helping others - again. The video is snippets from the movie "Pay it Forward" which hit the screen in 2000 and has impacted lives ever since. The idea is to do something to help someone else.Read More »
"Spam" seems to be ubiquitous. If we can't find a way to stop it, it may simply take over our computers, tablets and smartphones. I wonder if this new year will be declared "The year we stopped the spam." I hope so.Yes, I have spam blockers, but they don't always catch it all.Read More »
“Never put the key to your happiness in someone else’s pocket.” ~Unknown
It was Saturday night. I sat, at my breakfast bar in my apartment, alone and in semi-darkness. Only one small lamp was turned on in the corner.
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Working from home may seem like the ideal way to combine family life with work life. But is it really so easy to keep your cool in between the four walls of your home? Whether you are running your own business and saving on bills, or embracing flexi-time, working from home is becoming a reality […]Read More »
“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” ~Johann Wolfang von Goethe
Silence. Not a word.
Another day is over. The news you were waiting for didn’t arrive.
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It sure is easy to skip going to the dentist or eye doctor if nothing is wrong. It’s only when we’re writhing in pain from a toothache or can’t see two feet in front of us that we get around to making an appointment. Reasons vary as to why people steer clear of the doctor. […]Read More »
“What if pain—like love—is just a place brave people visit?” ~Glennon Doyle
It’s one of life’s greatest paradoxes: When life is easy, everything seems easy. When life is hard, everything seems hard.
This one keeps coming back to me and …Read More »
Can you believe it’s New Year’s Resolutions time again? Didn’t it seem like we were just making them last month? I actually had success with some of my resolutions from last year, so I’m really excited to tackle the ones I’ve made this year. While I’m not a hoarder, I am pretty bad about holding...