10 Things To Do in 2014

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I know, I know, you have so much to do as it is. I hate to add to that list . (Some of us need to subtract from the list, actually!) My intention is more freedom, enjoyment and happiness in…


To Give Or Not to Give

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There are many discourses in our culture, telling us how we should behave. (Always be suspect with the word “should!” Don’t Should On Yourself) Two cultural beliefs stand out in my mind today since they contradict: “Give to others first,”…


Creating a Personal Mission Statement

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Do you have a personal mission statement?  A personal mission statement can help you be more of the person you want to be. “My dear, In the midst of hate, I found there was, within me, an invincible love. In…


Don’t Should On Yourself!

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“Don’t should on yourself!” Albert Ellis There are not many words as definitive as “should.” There is no wiggle room in “should.” It is simply something we think we (or someone else) ought to do without flexibility. “You should” or…


Your Holiday Story

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Some people have had some hard holidays. They have experienced difficulties that the rest of us cannot imagine. Unfortunately, these experiences create a not-so-nice holiday story. And this not-so nice holiday story affects us in many ways. It can exasperate…


More Tips and Tactics of Letting Go

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Need more help letting go? I had lots of feedback (online and offline) from the post Let It Go, Let It Go, Let It Goooo. I, as usual, have more thoughts on the subject. (Can’t keep me quiet.) Speaking is…