Too much

I used to have this picture in my head of someone with a drinking "problem" as falling down in an alley. And they were dirty; perhaps with torn and disheveled clothing. And most likely it was raining. Yes, it was absolutely wet and dark. And as I said, there was that alley. Therefore, during eleventh … Continue reading Too much

Keep It To Yourself

Keeping my mouth shut was is not a habit that came to me naturally, but the practice of doing so has served me immeasurably when it comes to learning boundaries, and in doing so, self-love. Shutting up is an empowering ability in that it allows you to keep part of yourself for yourself, which is only an … Continue reading Keep It To Yourself

NICE is a four letter word

I won't go into the specifics of the particular situation, but I remember clearly the moment a few years back when a description of my being "nice" was carelessly tossed into whatever the conversation was that a group of us was having and for the first time I identified it for the condescending insult that, … Continue reading NICE is a four letter word

Working In Secret

Pssst... you there. Yeah, you- the one working your ass off with no recognition and perhaps wondering why. The universe has laid it on my heart that you're due for an energy boosting reminder that you are neither forgotten nor unseen and your work is important. It was laid on my heart to re-post this … Continue reading Working In Secret

Get one under your belt

START WITH ONE AND KEEP BUILDING... Given my early-bird tendencies, I tend to favor early morning workouts. For me, my workout is the equivalent of a mind calming drug I can't afford to miss a dose of, so the earlier the better. I also feel my strongest, with greater endurance early in the day. That … Continue reading Get one under your belt

Tear-It-Up Thursday

What is Tear-It-Up Thursday? TIU Thursday is my reminder to show up 100% in whatever I'm working on. This may seem like a no brainer, but in reality there are a magnitude of outside factors that keep me from ripping with gusto into the tasks that are in front of me that may sometimes appear … Continue reading Tear-It-Up Thursday