Photo by j.mt_photography on Pexels.com This is where I find myself, often...bringing it back or taking it all back. Longing to simplify. I overcomplicate things in my life on all levels; personally, professionally, mentally, physically, for the sake of... - vision? - success? I continue to add more things on my proverbial plate until I... Continue Reading →
Photo by Monica Turlui on Pexels.com Who's to say what is right for you? I am learning that all of these lessons we learn along the way are simply ingredients to a classic recipe that we bake to represent our lives. The brands that work for us. The regimens that give us wellness. The jobs... Continue Reading →
Who am I…now
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com What a question. Who am I? No better yet, who am I…now? 50. Married 25 years. Three grown children. “Always Starting” and trying to stop. “The Art of Never Giving Up” but I should. Who am I? That is is going to take a long time to define. Who am... Continue Reading →
Stop treating me like a woman. Start treating me like a partner. L.
Cracked Wide Open
This was written back in December and never published. Raw...indeed. Perfect as written. Honest.
Photo by Maria Orlova on Pexels.com Sitting here listening to Red Table Talk, “Kelly Osbourne Comes Clean” episode, and “wow” what a great reminder of the power of addiction. There are so many great quotes that I could not help but share and re-numerate on the hold it has had in my life through her... Continue Reading →
Another Day…to Contemplate
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com Yea, this picture, this is exactly what it feels like to be in my head on any given day. Contemplation over every single thing. Every single person. Every thought and emotion contemplated over and over and over again. Start…no stop. Do…no just be…still. My mind goes one million miles... Continue Reading →
The day before 50…13 hours and counting down
No turning back now! Today is the last day I can claim 49 years old. I guess technically I could get away with saying I am 49 minus 1 day or 49 minus a week oh wait...that would actually be PLUS a day or PLUS a week. Then again that would be like professing that... Continue Reading →
Stop Chasing…if when, why and how?
Photo by Austin Chan on Unsplash How do we stop the chase? We start it almost from birth. We are motivated to chase development as we enter this world, benchmarked against other babies, toddlers and children until our physicality has reached its peak. The chase then changes lanes to the mental capacity of knowledge as... Continue Reading →
Present with All Five Senses
Photo by Ilya Shishikhin on Unsplash This is about being present. This is about how to know you are here and not there. This is about bringing it back to center. The most valuable lesson I learned in the final days of my mother’s life was in presence. Being present meant being there with her physically, mentally, and... Continue Reading →