What Is The Value Of Turmoil In Life?

What Is The Value Of Turmoil In Life?

What Is The Value Of Turmoil In Life?   Think about the last time you faced some turmoil in your life. How did you navigate through it? Was the outcome what you desired? I am pretty sure most of us can relate to being in a situation we wish we did not have to be in...

Why my Teen NEEDS To Parent Me

Why my Teen NEEDS To Parent Me

Why my Teen NEEDS to Parent Me   My teen parenting me! “MOM! Go to bed!” My teen then pauses the show we were watching. And stares at me. Waiting for me to listen and go upstairs to bed. I start giggling. Of course, she’s right. I am tired. It’s way past my bedtime....

What Is The Secret To Improving Your Relationships?

What Is The Secret To Improving Your Relationships?

What Is The Secret To Improving Your Relationships?   Have you ever wondered what the secret to improving relationships is? Here is one method that is sure to make an impact across the board.   Just as he is about to dive into his apple pie a la mode, Cody hears, “So,...

Do I Need That Or Just Want It?

Do I Need That Or Just Want It?

Do I Need That Or Just Want It?   Can I get this? When I’m out at a store with my daughter, the following is a snippet of some of our conversations: “Mom, can I get this?” “Mmmm … Really? Why that?” “Oh, I’ve always wanted this. Last time you said maybe next time....

What Are The Hidden Gifts of Illness?

What Are The Hidden Gifts of Illness?

What Are The Hidden Gifts of Illness?   Do you ever wonder if it is possible to discover gifts in illness? Let me share a story with you…   A Tale of Two Sisters   Once upon a time… There were two sisters, the younger and the older. They lived in a cozy home with...

How Allergies Help Me To Be My Best Self

How Allergies Help Me To Be My Best Self

How Allergies Help Me To Be My Best Self   Food Allergies Make Themselves Known Food allergies are so prevalent in our society now. I bet you or someone you know has an allergy or an intolerance to something, be it peanuts, gluten, eggs, or dairy. Sometimes it is just...

How To Know Your Friendships Are True

How To Know Your Friendships Are True

How To Know Your Friendships Are True Imagine slipping your feet into your best loved, “fits like a glove on your feet”, comfy shoes. As your feet are enveloped, memories made in these ‘tag-along’ shoes wash over you - mighty adventures, every day comings-and-goings,...

What Happens When You Reach Out For Support?

What Happens When You Reach Out For Support?

What Happens When You Reach Out For Support?   To ask, or not to ask, that is the question. Just what compels one to choose to reach out to others for support, or choose not to?   I know for myself there are times when I do not even hesitate asking, “Hey, would you...

Grief~ The Gateway To Grace

Grief~ The Gateway To Grace

Grief ~ The Gateway To Grace   Have you ever thought of Grief as a Gateway to Grace? In our society grief is often viewed as something to be avoided or pushed through. I believe that a healthy understanding of grief can enhance all your relationships. If...

What is The Impact of Others’ Energy on You?

What is The Impact of Others’ Energy on You?

What is The Impact of Others’ Energy on You?   Have you ever noticed how someone else’s energy can impact your day? “Your energy introduces you before you even speak.” ~ Unknown   My boss left the other day - left as in, ‘not coming back because she moved far away.’...