Perhaps if I had been more successful in my role as Coordinator of the Universe, I wouldn’t have given it up. But I wasn’t successful. So I changed my thinking. Before I changed my thinking, I believed that if I saw someone I loved – or even just knew – making a mistake in their [...]
Our relationships shape us and shake us. They can build us up and, at times, tear us down. Through the good, the bad and the ugly, these are the people we share our lives with. This is our safe place to vent, dissect the dysfunction, mend the past and honor the bonds.
How do you resolve the broken relationship with yourself? Do you mend it or move on? The difference between a broken relationship with yourself and a broken relationship with others is that you cannot get away from yourself! Obvious? In our world today we have many ways to distract ourselves from ourselves. Drugs, alcohol, food, [...]
Originally published on October 13, 2011 Growing up is hard to do, especially in today’s day and age. There are so many excuses and reasons not to grow up. Bills to pay, reality to face, recession to navigate, and the inevitable Facebook addiction – you name it, I’m sure it can be a reason for [...]
Originally posted November 2011. Over the years, I’ve done volunteer work for a variety of organizations—from the humane society, to hospitals and nursing homes, to libraries. People say volunteer work can be very fulfilling. True for most, but not something I would actually declare. A reluctant volunteer I really don’t like volunteering (possibly a hereditary [...]