Tear Down Your Walls

When I heard this week is the 25th anniversary of the tearing down of the Berlin Wall in East Germany, it stopped me in my tracks. You see not only was that a momentous event in world history, but it was also a life changing time in my life. That very weekend 25 years ago…

Nature’s Messages

Yesterday I had the privilege of receiving a visit from one of mother nature’s true gems – a golden eagle seated 10 feet from me who then flew along Quail Lake. I had enough time to snap these pictures. It was truly a magical moment.  This made me wonder if there was something behind the…

Do Everything

“Do everything. One thing may turn out right.”  ~ Humphrey Bogart   This quote was on a card I received from a good friend and it stopped me in my tracks. This is exactly why I have focused on doing everything that shows up and might lead to something interesting as I take my business…

Find Your Special Spot

Sometimes journaling ,writing, and reflecting can feel like a chore, something we should do because it is good for us. While I know how helpful that process is for going inward and discovering our authentic selves, I also know that if this is a “should” that seems like more work, we will not stick with…

Talk About Talking

After facilitating the Challenging Conversations workshop last week, I realized the importance of talking about how to have more productive conversations. Several of the workshop participants commented on how helpful it was to have a place to bring questions, role-play real life situations, and learn tips from each other. It made me stop and think…

Don’t Stop in the Tunnel

Last week on my morning walk, I came across a sign –  “No Stopping in  Tunnel” –  and I stopped and laughed.  This sign sums it up.  When we are faced with a decision, a fork in the road, it can be tempting to get stuck in a tunnel.  Instead of looking at all the…

Have a Real Conversation

I am better understanding how social media can be used to further communications. It allows you to reach a lot more people, create a dialogue, connect with people anywhere in the world, and even be the spark for political movements.  I love how it fosters sharing and learning – I have been enjoying sharing a…

Trust the Universe’s Schedule

   The only reason that you could ever experience something other that what you desire is because you are giving the majority of your attention to something other than what you desire. (from Ask and It Is Given by Esther and Jerry Hicks)  Have you ever found yourself in the place of having a good day spending quality…