#VegasStrong  #HurricaneSurvivor  #Compassion #Empathy #Tolerance

“When you put your foot on the gas pedal and push it all the way to the floor and the RPM’s was all the way to the red line, what happens to the engine after a period of time?” ~My former psychology teacher We are living in stressful times aren’t we? Three hurricanes in a… Continue reading #VegasStrong  #HurricaneSurvivor  #Compassion #Empathy #Tolerance

Choices

“From the time we wake up in the morning until the time we go to bed at night, our day is full of choices. What we do with our choices is totally up to us” ~ Unknown Our day is full of choices isn’t it? What to eat, what to drink, what to wear, what… Continue reading Choices

Empathy, Freedom and Respect

“Always put yourself in the other person’s shoes. If you feel it hurts you, it probably hurts the other person too.” ~Unknown In this country, we have certain freedoms and rights, 2 of which are Personal Freedom and Freedom of Speech. However, with these rights we also have responsibilities. The biggest responsibility we have is… Continue reading Empathy, Freedom and Respect

Anonymous: Behind the Eyes of Drug Addiction(Behind Blue Eyes)

Written November 6, 2016(edited 2017) In light of a speaking engagement I have tomorrow I thought I’d post this. For those of you old enough to remember, the title is a little wink and nod to that song to the Who. This song popped into my head because I used to call it my anthem… Continue reading Anonymous: Behind the Eyes of Drug Addiction(Behind Blue Eyes)

Bucket List

Written April 30, 2017(edited September 20, 2017) “The way you are living will have been your life” – Unknown We’ve all heard someone say or we have said it ourselves. “I’m going to put that on my Bucket List.” So what the heck is a “Bucket List”? It’s a list of all the goals you… Continue reading Bucket List

#Tolerance

“Listen with ears of tolerance! See through the eyes of compassion! Speak with the language of love” ~Rumi “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” ~ Dr Martin Luther King Jr (Be sure to share this with the caption # Tolerance. Let’s spread the word that intolerance hurts us… Continue reading #Tolerance

Acceptance

Written August 15, 2016(edited 2017) “Acceptance is the answer to ALL my problems today. When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing or situation – some fact of my life – unacceptable to me, and I can find no serenity until I accept that person, place, thing or situation as… Continue reading Acceptance